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Lighting of Museum Square

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Join us on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in Museum Square as we ring in the holiday season with the Lighting of the Square! The event will feature fun for both the young and young at heart, as we welcome the most wonderful time of the year!

Activities include:

At 5:30 p.m.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Claus arrive!
  • Official welcome
  • Lighting of the Lights

From 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

  • Meet and get a photo with Mr. & Mrs. Claus to take home
  • Hot chocolate and cookies
  • Meet the Grinch, Cindy Lou Who and Ice Sister, Elsa & Anna 
  • Live ice sculpture carving
  • Live Christmas choir 
  • Woodstock Art Gallery community collaborative project, Winter Watercolour Artwork and take-home art kits (limited quantities) 
  • Woodstock Museum
    • Christmas Scavenger Hunt, featuring ‘Find The Elf’
    • Letters to Santa and activities, inside the Educational Room
    • Elf Escape Room (sold out)

*Schedule subject to change

Thank you to our sponsors 



Relive the 2022 Lighting of Museum Square

 Video by Blackmore Media 

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Phone: 519-539-1291
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