Celebration of Lights Festival
Nov 23, 2015 12:44PM
By Neighbors Magazines
Photo Courtesy Batavia Park District
November 29, Batavia Riverwalk/Peg Bond Center, 4–7pm
Experience the Magic of Batavia!
* Free Parking North of the Government Center
Schedule of Events:
Holiday Craft Market inside the Government Center inside the City Council Chambers. Browse a number of craft vendors, enter to win raffles, and have your items gift wrapped courtesy of the
Batavia High School Art Boosters!
Performance by the Batavia Community Band under the direction of John Heath
Free hayrides with food or $1 cash donation
(proceeds directly benefit the Batavia Food Pantry)
Free roasted chestnuts
Family photo opportunity—main stage of Peg Bond Center
Hot dogs and hot chocolate for sale
Community sing-a-long led by Craig Foltos, of Foltos Tonsorial Parlor
Arrival of Santa
Welcome by Mayor Schielke & Ceremonial Tree Lighting
Santa’s Warming House: Visit Santa at the Peg Bond Center warming house and receive a treat from Santa (children under 10 while supplies last)
Story Hour hosted by the Batavia Public Library takes place at
the Gustafson Research Center, located in the lower level of
the Batavia Depot Museum
Holiday Gift Bags—stuffed full of festive surprises
(while supplies last)
Christmas Tree Lane—25 holiday trees are decorated by local organizations and businesses.
The festival is presented by the Batavia Park District in partnership with Batavia MainStreet, the Batavia Chamber of Commerce, the City of Batavia, and the Batavia Police Department.