The City’s traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony is expanding into a full holiday celebration in Uptown Westerville on  December 4 from 5-9 p.m.

New programming will take place in front of and behind City Hall and along W. College Ave.

Activities include:

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

The official Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.

Families can visit with Santa and his elves from 6-7 p.m and 7:30-8:30 p.m. inside City Hall through the north entrance.

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


Starts On

December 4, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Ends On

9:00 pm

Event Categories

Community Event, Happening Uptown, Holiday


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