Schedule of Events
5:00pm — Santa arrives! Watch the Santa procession down Main Street
5:00pm– 9:00pm: Downtown merchants, Gift and food vendors open to welcome festival goers
5:15pm — Main Stage entertainment starts on Main Street:
- Summerland Children’s Choir and Montessori School Choir
- Trout Creek Elementary School Choir
- Silent Alarm
- Our Sons
- Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole
- DAMN FOOLS (on stage following lightup countdown)
Events running all evening:
- Twitter Wall at Main Stage (#slandlightup)
- Photos with Santa at Full Circle Outlet
- Santa’s Workshop Craft event at Summerland Credit Union
- Letters to Santa at the Post Office
- Three ice carvers creating seasonal ice sculptures
- Season Sparkles at Summerland Art Gallery
- Fishing Pond children’s game at Peanut & Pumpkins Kids Shop, Victoria Road
- Annual Chilli Night at IOOF Hall on Main Street
- Photo Booths (#slandlightup)
- ATV train in Memorial Park
- Pony Rides in Memorial Park
- Summerland United Church events: Mac n’ Cheese dinner, Wheel of Fortune, Kids Zone with CD Making and Crafts.
- Three bouncy castles: Dino Castle, Avalanche Mountain, and a 30-foot long Firetruck
- Live music at the Beanery Cafe
- Live music at Sweet Tooth Cafe on Victoria Road
- Wandering street performers
- “Pedal Power” light installation and jumbo scrabble on Main Street and Kelly (site of new Summerland Library in 2015)
7:00pm LIGHT-UP! Thousands will count down to the dramatic moment when all of the downtown holiday lights are switched on.
8:30pm — FIREWORKS! Head to Kelly Street to watch the stunning fireworks.
8:50pm — FIRE DANCING! After the fireworks, head back to Main Stage for a beautiful fire dance display by Kinshira Performance Troupe.
9:00pm — Stay out later! Live music continues at The Beanery Cafe until 9:30pm.