Don't miss the city of Palestine's first Christmas in July event. The city will be celebrating the 'Twelve Days of Christmas" starting today through July 29th. During the 12 day event, enjoy shopping on Palestine Main Street for an early start on your holiday shopping. While you're shopping you can taste some fabulous food too.

While you do some shopping you can attend the "Women who Wine for Holiday Food & Wine" at Red Fire Grille; and for the kids, visit a "Hawaiian Christmas" at O'Sweet Pea. Of course, Santa will make an appearance at Splash Park on Sunday, July 28.

The City of Palestine will also unveil the 2013 holiday schedule on Monday, July 29 on the courthouse square. Hey, you can never start too soon on your holiday shopping. Get the complete schedule of events click here, visitpalestine.com.