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"A Christmas Story" Comes Home

Stay tuned for updates on the 2020 exhibit or like us on Facebook for details as we approach the holiday season.

Tentative Dates: November 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021

The "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit centers around 6 animatronic window displays from Macy's Department Store in New York featuring different scenes from "A Christmas Story".

There are also a variety of events and activities going on all season long. The holiday classic, "A Christmas Story", was written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark and was based on Shepherd's 1966 book, "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash".

The book is a compilation of short stories based on Shepherd's experiences growing up in Hammond, Indiana. A number of the short stories appeared in Playboy magazine and originated from his unscripted radio broadcasts in the 1950's, 60's and 70's.

Shepherd narrated the entire movie and also had a cameo in the Department Store scene. The movie was set in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana which was a disguise for Shepherd's hometown: Hammond. Hohman is one of Hammond's busiest downtown streets.

play video A Christmas Story Comes Home - Window Displays 2016

"A Christmas Story" Comes Home

A peek at one of the window displays you'll find in the exhibit.

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Little Ones with Santa - Indiana Welcome Center


Have your photo taken with Santa weekends Thanksgiving through Christmas.

This year's set up will be a little different to keep everyone safe. More details coming soon!

A Christmas Story Comes Home exhibit


Plan your visit to the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond, IN during the holiday season.

Locate us and discover our building and gift shop hours.

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