CHRISTMAS CENTRAL INFORMATION STATION
Welcome to Charlestown: Christmas City!
The return of the Charlestown Express and the Winter Holiday Market highlight a jam-packed Christmas season.
To kick off the holidays, Light Up Charlestown takes place Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at Greenway Park, starting at 6 p.m. Gather for sounds of holiday music and the flipping of the light switch by Beckham Goodale at 6:30 p.m. From that moment forward, the City of Charlestown will glow with lights at Greenway Park, the City Square and the Family Activities Park.
The City’s central park will glow with Hallmark-card worthy lights, including from the 55-foot tree. Visitors can enjoy a stroll through the paved park.
The Greenway Park concession stand will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 25-Dec. 17 from 6-10 p.m.
LIVE REINDEER at Greenway Park on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 6-10 p.m.
FAMILY ACTIVITIES PARK
The Winter Holiday Market returns after a smashing success in 2021, featuring vendors selling holiday décor, gift items, hand-made crafts and more. The Family Activities Park will be open Thursdays through Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m. from Nov. 25 through Dec. 17. (Market will be open from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays)
Rides on The Charlestown Express return along with an opportunity to play mini-golf in a festive environment. Train rides and mini-golf are $5 per person, ages 2 and up. Tickets are sold on site at the admission window. In addition to Thursdays through Saturdays, train rides will be offered on Dec. 19-21 from 6-10 p.m.
Santa visits are free on Nov. 25, Nov. 26, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 16, and Dec. 17. A new visitor, The Grinch sits in Santa's chair on Dec. 1, Dec. 3, Dec. 8, Dec. 10, and Dec. 15!
Kids’ activities hosted by the Charlestown Parks Dept. in the party rooms. The concession stand will be open, selling snacks including seasonal favorite hot chocolate!
The animated lights show at the Charlestown City Square takes place nightly until Jan. 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. Some nights will feature appearances by favorite Christmas characters!
Tune in to 87.9 FM to hear the music synced to the light show!
North Pole Sponsor ($10,000)
Holiday Hero Sponsor ($5,000)
Mistletoe Sponsor ($2,000)
Gingerbread Sponsor ($1,000)
Candy Cane Sponsor ($500)
Winter Holiday Market - Facade Donation