Lebanon Downtown Holiday Celebration

'Tis the Season!

On Saturday, December 7, 2019, come explore downtown Lebanon and celebrate winter and the holiday season with a pop-up Farmers' Market, carriage rides, musical entertainment, crafts, refreshments, a tree lighting ceremony, and visits with Anna, Elsa, Olaf and Santa Claus.

Schedule of City-Sponsored Events

(all events are for Saturday, December 7th unless otherwise noted)

Pop-up Farmers' Market
Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Lebanon Mall
Details: Come join us for carriage rides, crafts, musical entertainment, refreshments, photos with Anna, Elsa and Olaf around Colburn Park and photos with Santa at Masonic Lodge on Green St. (please note that photos with Santa at the Masonic Lodge will be happening on 12/8/19).  

Vendors: To be a vendor complete our vendor registration form.

Tree Lighting Ceremony
Time: 5:15pm

Location: Colburn Park & Lebanon Mall
Details: Come enjoy the lighting of the Holiday Tree on Colburn Park.  Special thank you to DB Lights for taking on decorating the Lebanon Mall again this season with some more holiday flare.  In addition DB Lights will be doing a dedication on the mall just after the tree lighting ceremony.  All are welcome to join.

Schedule of Community-Sponsored Events in partnership with Lebanon Recreation

AVA Gallery
Time: 11:00am to 5:00 pm
Location: 11 Bank Street
Details: Explore and purchase the work of local artists at AVA's Annual Holiday Exhibition. Watch demos in hot forging, clay sculpting, stone carving, and woodworking in our Sculpture building, and then try it 
yourself! Visit AVA Artists' Open Studios and a children's art exhibition, listen to music, and more!

Lebanon Village Pizza
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 45 Hanover St. (Lebanon Mall)
Details: Sponsored by DB Lights and Taco's Tacos come see musician Arthur James perform at Lebanon Village Pizza no admission fee, but donations will be collected for CHaD.

Lebanon Ballet School
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 22 Hanover St. (Lebanon Mall)
Details: Watch the rehearsal of Clara's Dream and enjoy hot chocolate in front of the studio. 

Nutrition on the Green
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 24 Hanover St. Suite 2
Details: Sponsored by DB Lights and Taco's Tacos come see the band Mosey Down and enjoy some great tasting samples by Nutrition on the Green.  No admission fee, but donations will be collected for CHaD.

Boy Scout Troop 
Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Colburn Park
Details: Buy your holiday tree to bring home and decorate! 

Girl Scout Troop #51499
Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Colburn Park
Details: Donate non-perishable items at 'Tis the Season as the Girl Scout Troop #51499 packs the van for the Upper Valley Haven Food Drive.

Green Mountain Hypnosis
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: 20 W. Park St. Suite 224 (Lebanon Mall)
Details: Come in from the cold for an Open House tour of the office. Offering refreshments, demonstrations, and free hypnosis audio programs. Enter to win a free 60-minute relaxation session!

Salt hill Pub
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Salt hill Pub (Lebanon Mall)
Details: Enjoy a free hot cider or hot chocolate and a coupon for 1/2 off an appetizer. 

Upper Valley Music Center 
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Caroling at 4:30pm
Location: 8 S. Park St. and 10 S. Park St.(Downtown Lebanon)
Details: Come hear performance by UVMC students and faculty, join a sing-along for families or a workshop, then join the UVMC carolers at 4:30pm on the UVMC lawn as they usher us into the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:15 pm on Colburn Park.

Lebanon Opera House
Time: 3:00pm and 7:00pm
Location: Lebanon Opera House
Details: The LHS Wet Paint Players will be performing "Property Rites" at the Lebanon Opera House. 

If you are interested in getting involved in the Holiday Downtown Celebration event, please email Meagan at meagan.henry@lebanonnh.gov

More Holiday Activities


Holiday Coloring Contest (ages 4-9)

Children ages 4-9 can participate and entries will be judged in 3 categories. All entries must be received by Lebanon Recreation and Parks no later than Monday, December 2nd. Click here for photo to be colored (PDF).

K-4th Grade North Pole Calling!

Ho, Ho, Ho!! Children in Grades K-4 can have a special call from Santa himself this season! Register online by clicking here. Please register by December 9th for a phone call on Wednesday, December 11th.