Augusta Riverfront Holiday Tree Lighting Festival Set For Saturday November 26
Mark your calendar for the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 26, for the annual Augusta Holiday Tree Lighting Festival complete with a scavenger hunt, fireworks, and a variety of fun family activities to rev up your Holiday spirit. This will take place in downtown Augusta.
Here's a list of activities:
Hay Wagon Rides 12-4:30pm @ Key Plaza
Live Reindeer 1 - 4pm @ Market Square
Write a Letter to Santa 1-4:30 @ 335 Water St.
Holiday Crafts for Kids 1-5pm @ 335 Water St.
Salvation Army Band 2pm @ Market Square
Penney Memorial Choir 3pm @ Market Square
Encore Dance 3:30 @ Market Square
Dance Unlimited 4pm @ Market Square
Birdie Katz Sings 4:45pm @ Market Square
Mrs. Maine Introduces Santa 5pm @ Market Square
Holiday Tree Lighting 5:05pm @ Market Square
Fireworks 5:15pm @ Waterfront Park
In addition, there will be "Christmas at the Fort" from 1-4pm at Old Fort Western where the South Parish Congregational Church will perform complete with 19th century Christmas attire, decorative paper cutting, letters to Santa, a reading of the Night Before Christmas, a bonfire, hot chocolate and treats!
It will be great family fun and also a wonderful chance to mingle with neighbors. Make sure you bring your cameras or phones to get pictures of the reindeer, Santa, and of course the fireworks at 5:15!