Events Uptown Mark
Home For The Holidays
It’s that time of year, join the
Westerville Uptown Merchant’s Association, and come Home for
the Holidays! Throughout the month of December there will be
events every week that are fun for the whole family, and
will get everyone in the holiday spirit.
Home for the Holidays kicks off on
November 28th with Small Business Saturday, which
will have extended hours for the shops in Uptown
On December 4th the city
tree lighting will start at 7pm and Uptown merchants will
put out luminaries and extend their hours to 8 or 9pm. The
Hanby House open house will be December 5th and 6th from
1:30-4:30pm with refreshments and special music. The Rudolph
Run 5K run/walk will be held December 6th at
1:30pm, followed by the Westerville Children’s Parade which
will arrive in Uptown around 2 pm.
The Progressive Christmas Concert will
start at 6:30pm on December 11th, and go through
Uptown until 8:30pm with luminaries out and shops open late.
On December 12thstarting at noon participating
stores will be hosting a children’s activity, meanwhile
Santa will be strolling around town from 1-3pm, along with
carolers in Uptown from 2-4pm.
The final weekend of Home for the
Holidays will include the start of the ice sculpture tour on
December 18th at 3pm, with shops open until 8 or
9pm. The ice sculpture tour will continue on December 19th,
with a strolling musician from 1-3pm and a final visit from
Santa from 2-4pm.
Pancakes With Santa
on Dec. 5
The Westerville Central Music Boosters
is proud to host their annual breakfast with Santa. This
year’s event will be held December 5th from 8:30
am-noon at the Westerville Central High School Commons.
Tickets are available for purchase at the door or in advance
for $7 for adults and $4 for children. All you can eat
pancakes, sausage, coffee, and orange juice will be served,
and live music will be performed by Central students.
Sign Up Now for Children's
The Westerville Sertoma Children's Christmas Parade and
the Rudolph Run 5k will return Sunday, December 6th to not
only bring joy and joyful sounds to Westerville, but also to
bring awareness to hearing health.
"Sounds of the Season..can you hear them?" will be this
year's theme and ll runners will receive a pair of ear
protection so they can run in silence and experience first
hand the difficulty of hearing loss, courtesy of Sertoma and
SafeEars. Runners will also know how far along the
race trail they are with
kilometer markers sponsored by Farmers Insurance, Janosik
Family Agency. And they'll also receive refreshments
courtesy of Papa John's.
The Parade welcomes Santa back, who will ride on a
different kind of sleigh this year courtesy of the
Westerville Fire Department. Marching bands, dance
troupes, community groups, police and fire departments
and much more will bring the sounds of the season to
life traveling through historic downtown Westerville.
Entries for the Rudolph Run will be accepted through
race time. For more information