Winter Fest 2015

Mark your calendars and experience the holiday magic of Winter Fest with the annual University Place Christmas Tree Lighting in Market Square – always the first Saturday in December.

This seasonal extravaganza will take place on Dec. 5 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Civic Building (3609 Market Square). Join us for the arrival of Santa, entertainment, crafts, vendors and food in Santa’s Loft, the Christmas Tree Lighting and an abundance of holiday cheer! Make sure to get a picture with Santa (and confide your secret wishes), cozy up with a warm winter treat by the fire, or gather near the outdoor fireplace surrounded by the holiday lights in the evening. University Place Winter Fest will feature live musical and dance performances by local schools and organizations. Back again this year, special performances by the Dickens Carolers!

Schedule of Events:

2 p.m.          Santa Arrives by Fire Truck Sponsored by West Pierce Fire & Rescue

2-6 p.m.       Winter Fest Vendors, outside in front of the Atrium. Meet some of our 2015 Winter Fest sponsors and vendors!

2-6 p.m.       Holiday Performances on the Winter Fest Stage, outside in front of the Atrium. Sponsored by Columbia Bank.

2-6 p.m.       SANTA’S LOFT inside in the Second Floor Atrium. Crafts, Food, Vendor Booths. Sponsored by Click! Cable TV
                    and Whole Foods Market.

2:15-6 p.m.  Photos with Santa, inside by the fireplace, Main Floor Atrium. Sponsored by Kiwanis ($5).

5 p.m.          Christmas Tree Lighting Outside, in Market Square.

5-6 p.m.       The Dickens Carolers; Stick around after the Christmas Tree Lighting to enjoy a local holiday tradition!

Thank you to our sponsors:

Click! Cable TV, Whole Foods Market, Columbia Bank, O'Brien Dentistry, The Mandon Foley Agency, Directors Mortgage, Bridgespan Health, Kinder Swimmer, Umpqua Oats, Springfree Trampoline, Smith Brother Farms and Northeastern University-Seattle.

Event Date: 
Saturday, 5 December 2015 - 2:00pm
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