Longmont Lights: Night 2

Longmont Lights continues on Saturday, December 8 with more winter festivities. Come to Roosevelt Park at 5 as Longmont Lights kicks off with the annual parade. This year’s parade theme is “Lights on Parade”. Stay after the parade for Mr. & Mrs. Clause, fireworks, and free ice skating!

Longmont Lights in Roosevelt Park:5 to 8 pm
Longmont Lights Holiday Parade, 5 pm

This year’s theme is “Lights on Parade .” Main Street will be illuminated with more than 60 floats twinkling with lights.Come watch this magical parade filled with marching toy soldiers, high school marching bands, ice castles, 12-ft. balloons, costumed characters and much more.

A float from the Longmont Lights ParadeExtended viewing route continued in 2012! The parade will proceed from third avenue up to 8th avenue, creating an extra block of viewing space for spectators!

Download map of parade route.

Download 2012 parade application.

Visit with Santa at Santa's Workshop during Longmont Lights' Friday Evening Celebration.

Photo Time with Santa, Mrs. Clause, and Friends: 6:15 to 7:30 pm

NEW Warm up area following the parade in the St Vrain Memorial Building Gymnasium. Bring your camera/smart phone for a close up pictures with your child(ren) with Santa, Mrs. Clause, Rudolph, Frosty the Snowman, and Friends.

Mini-Train Rides: 5 to 8pm* *Train will not run during the fireworks show 6:45-7pm

Enjoy a free mini-train ride, geared for children 6 and under. North/East part of the park by the flag pole, by the turning around loop in RTD parking lot. Proudly sponsored by the Twin Peaks Mall.

Fireworks display at Longmont LightsFireworks: 6:45 pm – weather permitting

Fireworks will fill the air at Roosevelt Park (north end of the St. Vrain Memorial Building) following the parade.

Hot Cocoa Carts: 5 to 8 pm

Enjoy a free cup of hot cocoa from one of the hot cocoa carts in Roosevelt Park at the fire pits. Sponsored by Longmont Meals on Wheels.

Fire pits at Longmont Lights

Fire Pits, Carolers: 5 to 8 pm

Visit the warmth of the fire pits as you walk around Roosevelt Park and enjoy the millions of lights!

Free Ice Skating: 6 to 8 pm

Enjoy free skate admission and skate rentals during Saturday evening from 6 to 8 pm.

Sounds of the Holiday Season: 6:45 to 8 pm

Enjoy the music of two different groups at the Longmont Senior Center! From 6:45-7:15, enjoy the performance of local musicians and then from 7:15 – 8pm listen to the sounds of Longmont Chorale Singers. While you are there, enjoy a free cup of hot cocoa and a cookie!

Stay posted until the days of the event for updates and more information on the 2012 Longmont Lights Parade!