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Holyoke, Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights

December 2, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

Our annual Christmas Tree Lighting Event will happen on Saturday December 2nd. Merry Go Round rides and the Children’s Museum from 3-5pm with cookies, hot chocolate, characters, balloon artist, music, the HHS Choir and Santa arriving on a Fire Truck. Tree Lighting will happen at 6pm with Mayor Josh Garcia.


3:00PM – 5:00PM Enjoy Free, unlimited rides at the Holyoke Merry Go Round/ Visit and take pictures with Holiday Characters. THEN, make your way to the Holyoke Children’s Museum and create a Holiday Craft.

5:00PM  Warm up with hot chocolate, cookies, and popcorn at City Hall. Interact with  Holiday Characters and get in the Holiday Spirit by listening to Holiday music.

5:15PM  The Ambassador’s Choir, First Lutheran Church, performance at City Hall

5:30PM  Performance by the Holyoke High School Madrigal Choir

6:00PM  Lighting of the Christmas Tree by Mayor Joshua Garcia. Parade of Lights immediately following.

Santa arrives on a fire truck.

Performance by Bomba de Aqui.


December 2, 2023
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST


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