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1993-2012 Forney’s  Hometown Christmas                                                  Forney’s  Christmas on Main Forney’s Christmas in the Park
From 1993 to 2012, the event known as Forney’s Hometown Christmas was orchestrated by a volunteer committee co-chaired by Denise Bell, Ryan Kile and Susan Seabolt.  Thanks to the efforts of many volunteers, the event grew significantly in attractions and visitors. Due to issues about the liabilities related to H.O.T. funds for the event, the committee decided to not proceed with the 2013 event. The City of Forney, having recently created an Events department, was able to step in and take over the event, rebranding it as Christmas on Main.  The event continued to grow and was well attended. In 2017 it was decided that as the event had outgrown the downtown venue, in addition to ongoing safety concerns,  the event would be re-rebranded as Forney Christmas in the Park. This event will happen on December 2, 2017 from 12:00pm-8:00 pm at the Forney Community Park.  There will be a Lighted Christmas Parade after dark.  The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will remain downtown, on Dec. 01, 2017 at 6 pm.   For full details, visit the Forney city website. The FHTC Committee would like to thank everyone who attended the events, the Forney ISD Administration, Kaufman County Commissioner Ray Clark, and all the businesses and homeowners of the downtown Forney area for their support and assistance over the past years.