Festival of Lights
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Crist Park 105 5th St.
Frederick, CO 80530
In addition to the lighting of the trees in Crist Park, this event will be full of festive cheer including free horse-drawn carriage rides, a live ice sculpture demonstration resulting in an interactive ice sculpture, selfies with Santa, festive holiday performances by our local school choirs and carolers.
Schedule of Events:
5:30 pm: Parade it Forward - a festive parade of lights benefiting our community
6 pm: Countdown and tree lighting in the park
6 pm - 8 pm: Free Carriage Rides. Boarding on Main street between 4th and 5th streets
6 pm - 8 pm: Visits and selfies with Santa will be in the museum
6 pm - 8 pm: Ice Sculpture and free hot chocolate and cookies in the park
6 pm - 8 pm: What the Dickens?! roaming carolers
Performances in the gazebo by our local school choirs!
New for 2019 - Parade It Forward Parade of Lights
Join us a bit earlier at 5:30 pm in downtown Frederick for the first ever Parade It Forward - a festive parade of lights benefiting our community. Everyone is encouraged to bring a can of food or $1 to benefit Carbon Valley Help Center to exchange for a cup of hot cocoa and a cookie in the park (right after the parade)! It's free to be in the parade, but be sure to enter HERE!
Join in our holiday festivities and sign up here to volunteer.
Thank you, Sponsors!
Carriage Ride Sponsor
Hot Chocolate Sponsor
Santa's Little Helper Sponsors
Jenny Kipp, 8z Real Estate / Chick-fil-a Larkridge
Spread some holiday cheer by sponsoring an activity for the community! If you're interested in sponsoring the 2019 Festival of Lights, please view our Sponsor Form or contact our Events Coordinator.
Dashing Through Carbon Valley Contest
We are partnering with the Town of Firestone, City of Dacono and the Carbon Valley Regional Library to bring you the 1st ever Dashing Through the Carbon Valley Contest! Attend all four Carbon Valley Holiday Festival events on Saturday, December 7 and enter to win a Carbon Valley Gift Basket worth over $300. The last stop is our annual Festival of Lights event in Crist Park!
10:30 am - 1:00 pm visit the Carbon Valley Regional Library
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm visit the Town of Firestone at Coal Ridge Middle School
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm visit City of Dacono at Dacono City Hall
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm visit Town of Frederick at Crist Park