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Willoughby Tree Lighting Ceremony

Categorized as: Kids & Family
Event tags: Willoughby, Holiday, Christmas


The holiday season is upon us! The downtown Willoughby Tree Lighting will be held Thursday, Dec. 5.

The tree lighting will occur at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Shops and restaurants will offer a warm place to visit, specials and surprises! Word on the street is that Santa will arrive on his sleigh as well!

Prior to the lighting ceremony, enjoy the Willoughby Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner. Proceeds benefit local charities. The dinner is from 4-6:30 pm.

After the lighting ceremony, don’t miss some great deals at the 21st Annual Evening Lions Club Christmas Auction in Willoughby City Hall lower level.

Proceeds benefit the Lions Christmas Basket program and the Lions eye care program.

Don’t forget to shop and eat local this holiday season!


Spaghetti Dinner – 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. basement, Willoughby United Methodist Church

Tree Lighting Ceremony- 7 p.m.

Auction- 7:35 p.m., City Hall

Visit Santa in Willoughby December 6 – December 22 in his house in Wes Point Park.

Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 5:00 – 7:45 pm

Saturdays & Sundays 2:00 – 4:45 pm

Please bring a non-perishable food item when visiting Santa. ALL donations collected go directly to the Willoughby Food Pantry.

Historic Downtown Willoughby