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Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration
November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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 19, 2023, 3pm – 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 3:00pm.
Enjoy live entertainment on the big stage, live reindeer, ice sculpting demonstration, balloon twisters, face painters, caricature artists, photo stations, and horse drawn carriage rides until dusk.
Roaming performers include stilt walkers, Toy Soldier Quartet, the Grinch, and Frozen stars: Elsa, Anna, Sven, and Olaf!
Food and beverages can be purchased from Market Square restaurants and food trucks. Drop your letters to Santa in the red mailbox at the library for special delivery to the North Pole!
At approximately 5:25pm Mayor Spalding will lead the countdown to light the tree!
NOTES: 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.
3:00pm Santa arrives – Get your Santa Selfie!
3:00-4:00pm Kid DJ Matt Ryan
4:00-4:20pm New Albany Middle School Theatre
4:20-4:35pm Toy Soldier Quartet
4:35-4:50pm Irwin Academy of Irish Dance
4:50-5:05pm New Albany Ballet Nutcracker
5:15-5:25pm Frozen Stars Elsa & Anna
5:25pm Countdown to Tree lighting with the Mayor!
Grilled Cheese Gangsters
Tito’s Asian Kitchen
Tortilla Street Food