The arrival of Santa Claus and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place in downtown Mishawaka on the northwest lawn of the Mishawaka Police Station on Friday, December 2nd, at 6:00pm.
Tuesday November 29th, 2016 also known as "Giving Tuesday", is the date for the 4th Annual Salvation Army Ring-Off Challenge between Mayor Dave Wood, City of Mishawaka and Mayor Pete Buttigieg, City of South Bend for the Red Kettle Trophy. Donations for this event will be accepted from 6:30am-6:30pm. Mishawaka won the first two years with South Bend taking top honors last year. This year Mishawaka Schools and South Bend Schools will be joining the "competition"!
Mishawaka’s annual Leaf Pick-up Program is scheduled to end the week of November 28 thru December 2, 2016. This will be the eighth and final pass for residents to get their leaves out to the curb for pick-up.