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Ring in the holiday at Lakewood Lights

Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 at Lakewood Heritage Center
Mayor’s official tree lighting ceremony begins at 5:45 p.m. on Friday


Nov. 6, 2018 – Kick off the holiday season with lights, music and merriment at Lakewood's annual free celebration, Lakewood Lights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 at Lakewood Heritage Center, 801 S. Yarrow St. (Wadsworth Boulevard and West Ohio Avenue).


Join Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul and Green Mountain High School's Shadows of the Mountain Choir for the official tree lighting beginning at 5:45 p.m. on Friday. The event continues Saturday evening with live holiday music around the center. On both Friday and Saturday, the Heritage Center history park and museum will be glowing with a spectacular light display of holiday cheer. All 13 historic buildings will be decorated for the occasion, eight of which will be open to the public and feature holiday activities. An evening at Lakewood Lights includes free photos with Santa, hay wagon rides pulled by a 1940s tractor, holiday crafts in the Country Schoolhouse and Calving Barn and dreidel and gelt in the Streer-Peterson House. 


Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies available for free (with a suggested $1 donation) at the historic White Way Grill, or treat yourself to roasted chestnuts in the 1930s Farmhouse, then stop by the visitor center to shop for unique and retro holiday gifts in the 20th Century Emporium.


For more information, call 303-987-7850 or visit


Lakewood Lights is sponsored by Lakewood’s Heritage, Culture & the Arts Division; the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), celebrating 30 years of culture for all; Foothills Credit Union; Lifetime Windows & Siding; Power Home Remodeling; and Tedford Commercial Real Estate.
Posted on: Wednesday, November 07, 2018