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Holyoke, Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights

December 4, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST

The city’s holiday season officially kicks off Saturday with the annual tree lighting and Parade of Lights. The tree lighting ceremony will then begin at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, with the Holyoke High School madrigal choir performing. Santa will also be there along with some other “characters.” This year there will be hot cocoa and popcorn served outdoors due to COVID-19. Parking is available at the garage near city hall and in designated areas.

Tree Lighting/Parade of Lights

December 4, 2021

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm  ~  Unlimited FREE rides at the Holyoke Merry Go Round

Holyoke City Hall

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ambassador’s Choir – First Lutheran School

Holyoke High School Madrigal Choir

Parranda Navidena

Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn and a visit from Olaf

6:00 pm ~ Mayor Joshua Garcia Lights the Tree

Parade of Lights immediately following the Tree Lighting

The Parade of Lights exits Holyoke High School’s parking lot at 5:45 p.m., heading down Beech Street, taking a right turn on Hampshire Street continuing to City Hall.

Santa arrives on the Fire Truck


December 4, 2021
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST


The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round
221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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(413) 538-9838
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