2023 Lighting Festival

November 24-26

Download 2023 Schedule

The Lighting Festival theme this year is 175 Years of Commerce.

Friday, November 24

All Day FREE Entrance to Interstate Park
Friday Afternoon visit local businesses for S’mores, Hot Cocoa, Popcorn and Cotton Candy
3-6 pm Hot Cocoa and Cookies at Juneberry Café
4-8 pm Christmas at the 1855 Folsom House, Donations accepted
3-8 pm 3rd Grade exhibit at the Town House School
5-6 pm Mrs. Claus at the Library
5 pm Chili and hot beverages at St Joseph’s Church- fundraiser of Knights of Columbus
5-8 pm Booya at Romaynes (or until gone!)
6 pm Grand Lighting of the Village and Santa Parade on Bench Street—Wear your lumberjack Flannel!

Friday after the Parade

6:30-8 pm Santa at Santaland * NEW LOCATION.* Community Center
Face painting, balloons and other activities at Santaland
Kettle Korn and Mini Donuts by walkway to the River

Saturday, November 25

9-11 am Flapjacks at First Evangelical Lutheran Church basement, Donation
9-11 am Advent wreath making at First Evangelical Lutheran Church
9-3 pm Wassail Party Craft Fair and Swedish Coffee at Community Center
9:30-12:30 pm Visit the historic Taylors Falls Library
10 am Medallion Hunt- $100 prize watch for clues on Facebook/Downtown sign
10-6 pm Sloppy Joes & Bake Sale at First United Methodist Church Basement
10-7 pm Christmas at the 1855 Folsom House, Donations accepted
4:30 pm Ecumenical Vespers 1861 Methodist Church, Free Will offering
6:30 pm Family Bingo for cash prizes, Memorial Community Center $20 pkg $1 dobbers Download Flyer PDF

Sunday, November 26

1:30-3:30pm Greenfire Irish Dancers, Memorial Community Center -Free Irish
Dance show followed by fun and Easy Dances for adults and kids. Download PDF
3 pm Winter Concert by St Croix Valley Orchestra, 1861 Methodist Church, Donation