The Benton Christmas on the Square Festival and Parade celebrates the holidays in the charming town of Benton and provides traditional, family-oriented activities such as food, entertainment, arts and crafts, a parade and more.
This year, festival organizers are also offering Dash Around the Square, a 5k run and health walk. It will start at 10 a.m.
After the run, there will be live performances on two stages, Santa Claus, ride and activities. Some 70 food and craft vendors are anticipated. The parade will start at 3 p.m.