Mena plans Christmas Fest Dec. 2

Lights from last year's festival.
Amanda Corbin
News Reporter

The 2017 Mena Christmas Festival will be in downtown Mena, Ark., and Janssen Park on Dec. 2.

The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Main Street with the theme "Dreaming of a White Christmas." After the parade, Lana Gail and Gail Force will perform a concert at the park, then there will be a firework display and official lighting ceremony.

The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express will stop at 4 p.m. at the Mena Depot Dec. 7.

A complete schedule of Christmas festivities can be found at and the Visit Mena Facebook page.