Light Up Lakewood
View and download the Light Up Lakewood 2019 Map: LakewoodAlive.org/LightUpLakewoodMap
View the Light Up Lakewood 2019 Performance Schedule: LakewoodAlive.org/LightUpLakewoodPerformances
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, Holiday Market, 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
• 4pm – Light Up Lakewood Beer Garden sponsored by Roundstone at the intersection of Mars and Detroit Avenues
• 4 pm – Holiday Train sponsored by Laskey Costello, LLC and Paisley Monkey runs along Detroit Avenue between Belle and Arthur (depot located at St. Charles)
• 5 pm – Start of Parade at Manor Park and Detroit Avenues, headed westbound on Detroit
• 5:30 – 8 pm – Ongoing performances and children’s activities 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 Light Up Lakewood Beer Garden sponsored by Roundstone; 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
City of Lakewood, Ohio – Municipal Government
Beer Garden Sponsor:
Lakewood City Center (Phillips Edison & Company)
Photo Booth Sponsor:
Eric Lowrey and Chris Bergin, Berkshire Hathaway/Lucien Realty
Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center
Royalty Scholarship Sponsor:
Good Soil Lutheran Ministries
Lakewood Catholic Academy
Holiday Train Sponsors:
Laskey Costello, LLC
Clark Wealth Management (clarkwealthadvisor.com)
National Storage Centers – Lakewood
Renewal by Andersen Cleveland
Serpentini Arena-Winterhurst operated by Iceland USA