The City’s traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony is expanding into a full holiday celebration in Uptown Westerville on Friday, December 6 from 5-9 p.m.

New programming is planned for the back parking lot of City Hall and W. College Avenue. Activities include:

A pony carousel
Petting zoo
Ice skating rink ($5 per half hour, skates provided; 12-9 p.m.)
Meet and greets with your favorite holiday characters (Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Rudolph and the Grinch)
Family-friendly music and performances
Horse-drawn carriage rides
Seasonal crafts and games
Special photo opportunities
Free hot cocoa and cookies
Children’s Holiday Gift Shop
Food trucks
Musical performances

Santa will be available from 6-7 p.m. and following the tree lighting inside the north entrance to City Hall.

The City Hall Courtyard will have festive music, photos booths and the tree lighting scheduled for 7 p.m.

Be sure to explore Uptown Westerville to see the decorated storefronts and finish some holiday shopping too.

Driving to the area and looking to park? Below are some important reminders:

• State Street will be closed beginning at 5:45 p.m. to about 7:30 p.m. from W. College Avenue and just north of Park Street.
• W. College Ave will be closed from State Street to Knox for the duration of the event.
• There will be no on-street parking on State Street between Park Street and College Avenue for the duration of the event.



Starts On

December 6, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Ends On

9:00 pm

Event Categories

Chamber Event, Community Event, Happening Uptown, Holiday, Music Event


City Hall Courtyard

21 S. State St.
United States
Show map

There are no comments yet.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked (*).

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.