Christmas in Cambridge Celebration
Stay tuned for 2019 information as it becomes available!
Don't miss out on the 21st Annual Christmas in Cambridge on December 7 to 9, 2018. This three-day holiday celebration has evolved over the years, and today, it features a wide variety of family-friendly events and activities going on throughout the community.
Photo credit: Alan Nudi
Friday, December 7th
6pm: Friday night will kick off with the annual tree lighting at the gazebo in Memorial Park, a visit from Santa, and a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas.
Then, head off to the local retail members who will be open late for all your local holiday shopping. Make a purchase at participating retailers and earn Christmas cash to be spent throughout the weekend at participating ships.
7pm: Enjoy some really good local brews and music at Argyle Brewing with Cradle Switch warming up the evening.
Saturday, December 8th
8am: The day begins with Hubbard Hall's Holiday Breakfast, followed by shopping Christmas goodies at the United Presbyterian Church.
10am: Make your way to Cambridge Central School for the Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair, and the Cambridge Valley Fine Art Tour.
Then, get your floats and ugly Christmas sweaters ready because Saturday night will feature a lighted Christmas Parade and Ugly Sweater Contest. A $25 Chamber gift certificate will go to the ugliest sweater and a $50 gift certificate to the ugliest sweater group.
5pm to 6:45pm: Those participating in the parade can line up anytime in this time frame. The parade starts at 129 East Main Street.
7pm: The parade begins and will stop at Cambridge Park near Argyle Brewery. Judging for the Ugly Sweater Contest will begin immediately after the parade on The Cambridge porch.
Sunday, December 9th
10am to 2pm: Stop by the Cambridge Valley Farmers Market in the Lovejoy Building on the Hubbard Hall Campus.
6pm: Hubbard Hall presents Coig, a folk music supergroup from Nova Scotia.
Dusk: Sunday night wraps up with the Lions Club Memorial Tree Lighting.
For more information on the parade, contact Eric Mattson at 518.677.8542. All other questions should be directed to the Chamber at 518.677.0877.