A Weekend of Holiday Cheer in Downtown Sylvania

Join us for a weekend full of events to celebrate the holidays in our community. Explore downtown Sylvania through art exhibits, live music, crafts, food, 5k run and family fun including a parade, tree lighting, Santa and more!

Sign Up to Be in the Parade. Fill out the form and return it by November 26th. Register for the 5k run and Santa’s Little Helper, Kids Dash!

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Friday, December 2


5pm–8+ First Friday Art Walk
Explore art, listen to live music, shop at local stores and dine at the area’s finest restaurants.


5pm–8pm Deck the Halls for History
A silent auction fundraiser of one-of-a-kind holiday decor at the Heritage Center Museum. Bidding closes on Sunday, December 4th at 7pm.


5pm–10ish Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Warm up in a tent on Maplewood avenue with live music, grazing and a cash bar.




Saturday, December 3


9:15am-10:30am Yoga with Live Music at Harmony in Life

11am–4pm Art Walk & Family Crafts
The art walk continues with family crafts! Enjoy a warming tent on Maplewood with Kids Activities & Holiday Movies!

  • Kevin Charles Salon – Face Painting 11am-4pm
  • Beautiful Blooms – Ornament Making 10am-2pm

1pm–4pm Deck the Halls for History
A silent auction fundraiser of one-of-a-kind holiday decor at the Heritage Center Museum. Bidding closes on Sunday, December 4th at 7pm.





Sunday, December 4


Festival of Lights Parade Festivities
1pm–7pm Deck the Halls for History at the Heritage Center Museum
4pm–8pm Historical Village open with costumed staff in each building, blacksmithing demonstrations, children’s activities, live music and more. The Library will also be doing kids crafts and reading stories in the Barn.
4pm – 5k Run/Walk starting on Main Street (Register)!
5:30pm – Santa’s Little Helper Kids Dash
6pm Festival of the Lights Parade and Tree Lighting with Santa
Melissa Andrews with MC parade!
7pm–8pm Visit Santa at Historical Village