Presented by the New Albany Chamber of Commerce, the New Albany Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration kicks off the holiday season. This free family event is Sunday, November 20, 2022, 2pm – 6pm at Market Square, in front of the New Albany Library, 200 Market Street, New Albany, OH 43054. The festivities start with the arrival of Santa at 2:00pm.
Enjoy live entertainment on the big stage, an apple cidering workshop, an ice sculpting demonstration, balloon twisters, face painters, caricature artists, photo stations, and horse drawn carriage rides until dusk. New this year is Santa’s Live Reindeer Corral!
Roaming performers include stilt walkers, a juggling elf, SupaFun Toy Soldier Quartet and Frozen stars: Elsa, Anna, Sven, and Olaf!
Food and beverages can be purchased from Market Square restaurants and food trucks. Check out special discounts and sales from participating shops.
The New Albany Library will be facilitating a Holiday Letter Writing Workshop from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Mail your letter to Santa in the red Santa Mailbox in the library for special delivery to the North Pole. If you include your return address and mail it by December 13, Santa will answer your letter!
2:00pm – 4:00pm Holiday Letter Writing Workshop at the New Albany Library
2:00pm – 5:30pm Get your picture with Santa!
2:10pm – 2:25pm New Albany Ballet Company
2:30pm – 3:00pm New Albany High School Jazz Gold Band
3:05pm – 4:05pm DJ Matt Ryan
4:10pm – 4:30pm New Albany Middle School Theatre
4:35pm – 4:50pm Irwin Academy of Irish Dance
4:55pm – 5:10pm Broadway Bound Dance Centre
5:15pm – 5:25pm Frozen stars Elsa and Anna
5:25pm. Countdown to tree lighting with Mayor Spalding
* All times are approximate and subject to change.
** Please do not bring pets for the safety of your pet and the children and families attending.