Next Saturday, December 8, Wright Kingdom will be leading the Longmont Lights parade. The parade starts at 5, but come early for winter festivities!
Longmont Lights starts on Friday, December 7 in Roosevelt Park. Join the town at 5 pm for a visit with Santa, hot cocoa, food, music, and more!
Longmont Lights in Roosevelt Park: 5 to 8 pm
Santa’s Workshop: 5 to 8 pm
Visit Santa on this magical evening. This parent/child activity is geared for children ages 10 and under. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the moments. Free wood craft (one per family please), courtesy of Home Depot. Proudly sponsored by Next Care Urgent Care.
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.
Reindeer Visit: 5 to 8 pm
Enjoy a visit with two live reindeer outside the front of the St Vrain Memorial Building.
Sleigh Rides: 5 to 8 pm
Take an old fashion horse-drawn sleigh ride around Old Town Longmont. Rides begin and end on the east side of the Longmont Senior Center. Free.
Fire Pits, Carolers: 5 to 8 pm
Visit the warmth of the fire pits as you walk around Roosevelt Park and see the millions of lights sparkle!
Ice Carving: 5 to 8pm
Enjoy custom ice carvings by Jess Parrish that celebrates Longmont Lights by the Rose Garden in the south side of Roosevelt Park.
Mini-Train Rides: 5 to 8pm
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.
New!! Food Truck Sales: 5 to 8pm
Stop by to purchase food from various local food truck vendors from the Longs Peak Parking Lot area adjacent to the park.
Holiday Ice Show: 6 to 7 pm
As part of the 2012 Longmont Lights celebration, the City’s Ice Pavilion hosted a Holiday Ice Show featuring ice skating instructors and professionals from the Denver area. Free public skate and skate rentals following the show.
Night Parachute Drop : 7:30 pm – weather permitting
Mile High Skydiving Club proudly sponsors the pyrotechnic night parachute drop at 8pm in Roosevelt Park.
Sounds of the Holiday: 5:45 to 8 pm at the Longmont Senior Center
While you are there enjoying the music, enjoy hot cocoa and cookies!
5:45-6:30 pm: Take Note
6:45-8 pm: Longmont Concert Band. The Longmont Concert Band is a nonprofit organization composed of volunteer musicians whose goals are to provide quality concert band music to the general public, to provide a fun and invigorating atmosphere for local amateur musicians to create music, and to increase the sense of community in the local area by being active participants in local events.
Stay posted until the days of the event for updates and more information on the 2012 Longmont Lights Parade!