Great Falls Celebration of Lights on Saturday

Great Falls Celebration of Lights on Saturday


Gabriel Chaves, 3, sits on his father J.J.’s shoulders while waiting in line to see Santa Claus while attending the annual Great Falls Celebration of Lights in 2012.

The 24th Annual Celebration of Lights will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Centre Hill (behind the Post Office). The schedule of events includes:

  • 5:30 p.m. - Refreshments available (cocoa, hot cider, popcorn and new this year, Mike & Glenn’s table).
  • 6 p.m. - Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive to light the Christmas Tree.
  • 6:15 p.m. - Village Green Day School sings, Petting Zoo and Pony rides begin.
  • 6:35 p.m. - Great Falls Elementary Chorus.
  • 6:55 p.m. - Forestville Elementary Chorus.
  • 7:15 p.m. - Sing-a-Long: Singing some old-time favorites.
  • 7:30 p.m. - Live Nativity Scene.

There is another free event for the Great Falls community: For adults - the Great Falls Shopping Center is hosting a Holiday Open House from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. offering area residents an opportunity to shop local in a calm, relaxing Christmas shopping atmosphere.