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Light Up Lakewood

December 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Usher in the holiday season with this time-honored Lakewood tradition now in its 13th year. The spirit of the season will come to life with festive cheer when Light Up Lakewood 2019 takes place on Saturday, December 7, in Downtown Lakewood.

Sponsored by First Federal Lakewood and presented by LakewoodAlive, Light Up Lakewood celebrates the season and the richness of our city’s vibrancy. This free, family-friendly community event in Downtown Lakewood features a holiday parade, lighting ceremony, winter fireworks, The Roundstone Beer Garden, Holiday Train, live music, ice carvings, hot chocolate, food trucks, children’s games and more.

Schedule of Events for Light Up Lakewood 2019:
• 11 am – 1 pm – Lunch with Santa at Dewey’s Pizza – Lakewood
• 11 am – 4 pm – Ongoing performances at Lakewood Baptist Church with a surprise visitor
• 3 pm – Royalty Scholarship Ceremony at Plantation Home
• 4 pm – Festival Kickoff with the Holiday Market at the Lakewood Masonic Temple and The Roundstone Beer Garden at the intersection of Mars and Detroit Avenues
• 5 pm – Start of Parade at Manor Park and Detroit Avenues, headed westbound on Detroit
• 5:30 – 8 pm – Ongoing performances at Lakewood Public Library
• 5:30 – 8:30 pm – Santa visits Lakewood Public Library
• 6:30 pm – Lighting Ceremony at Main Stage at City Center Park (in front of the Marc’s Plaza)
• 7 pm – Fireworks Show sponsored by First Federal Lakewood

Attendees are invited to stroll Lakewood’s downtown district and visit local stores and restaurants while taking in the sights and sounds of one of Northeast Ohio’s largest holiday celebrations. Light Up Lakewood serves as a marquee event for the entire region, drawing an estimated 20,000 guests each December.

Highlights include the Holiday Market inside the historic Lakewood Masonic Temple; The Roundstone Beer Garden; the ever-popular Holiday Parade, which commences at Manor Park Avenue at 5 p.m. and ends in front of Lakewood Public Library; the Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at City Center Park and a can’t-miss fireworks show at 7 p.m. over the rooftops of Downtown Lakewood.

Visit LakewoodAlive.org/LightUpLakewood to learn more. Don’t miss this most joyous of Lakewood holiday traditions on December 7!


Light Up Lakewood 2019 is generously supported by the following sponsors:

Title Sponsor and Fireworks Sponsor:
First Federal Lakewood

Snowflake Sponsor:
City of Lakewood, Ohio – Municipal Government

Beer Garden Sponsor:

Lighting Sponsor:
Lakewood City Center (Phillips Edison & Company)

Photo Booth Sponsor:
Eric Lowrey and Chris Bergin, Berkshire Hathaway/Lucien Realty

Sparkle Sponsor:
Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center

Royalty Scholarship Sponsor:
Plantation Home

Jingle Sponsors:
Good Soil Lutheran Ministries
Lakewood Anglican
Lakewood Catholic Academy

Twinkle Sponsor:
Clark Wealth Management
Renewal by Andersen Cleveland


December 7, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST