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Light up Lakewood

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All information for this article is sourced from LakewoodAlive’s website.

On Dec. 3 from 4- 8 p.m., Light up Lakewood will be returning for the 16th time. It will be taking place in Downtown Lakewood on the street of Detroit Avenue. This event is presented by LakewoodAlive and sponsored by First Federal Lakewood.

This event may be free to enter but don’t forget to bring a bit of cash for the food trucks, hot chocolate, The Roundstone Beer Garden, and children’s games. There will also be the holiday parade, winter fireworks, live music, lighting ceremony, ice carvings, holiday train, and more.

It is very recommended to walk around downtown Lakewood, look around local shops, restaurants, and just to sight see the wonderful holiday decorations.

More details about the key events of Light up Lakewood is that the holiday parade starts at 5 p.m., starts at Belle and Detroit Avenue, and ends at Arthur Avenue. The firework show starts at 5 p.m. at Kauffman park. The last big event is the lighting ceremony that is at 6:30 p.m. and takes place at City Center Park.

The Schedule for Light up Lakewood from LakewoodAlives website is: 

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Ongoing performances at Lakewood Baptist Church with a surprise visitor

3 p.m. – Royalty Scholarship Ceremony at Avenue Home

4 p.m. – Festival Kickoff

– Holiday Market at the Lakewood Masonic Temple

– The Roundstone Beer Garden sponsored by Roundstone Insurance on Detroit Avenue between Belle and Marlowe Avenues

– Food Trucks

– Outdoor Vendors

– DJs spinning festive tunes

4-8 p.m. – Santa visits in front of Lakewood Public Library

5 p.m. – Holiday Parade starting at Belle and Detroit Avenues, headed westbound on Detroit Avenue

5:30-8 p.m. – Live music by The Sellouts at City Center Main Stage

6:30 p.m. – Lighting Ceremony at Main Stage at City Center Park (in front of the Marc’s Plaza)

7 p.m. – Fireworks Show sponsored by First Federal Lakewood over Kauffman Park

7:45 p.m. – Final Pour at The Roundstone Beer Garden

Now get pumped up for this wonderful holiday celebration and go have fun with friends and family.

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