Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
December 3, 2016
Event Locations:
French Creek District, Avon, Ohio
Olde Avon Village — 36840 Detroit Road, Avon (Parking is available at the municipal lot behind the Avon Senior Center, 36784 Detroit Road)
Heritage Square Gazebo — Corner of Detroit and Stoney Ridge Roads, Avon
Avon Isle — 37080 Detroit Road, Avon
RIDE WITH SANTA CONTEST:
 
The winner of the 2016 Ride with Santa Contest is Jude Zimmer of The Goddard School in Avon. 

Jude was introduced to Santa when he arrived at Olde Avon Village, rode with Santa to the Heritage Square Gazebo, and participated in the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Congratulations, Jude!
Jude Zimmer with Santa.
Gingerbread House Contest Winners:
Ages 3 - 5
First Place:          Gavin Garrett
Second Place:     Willa Hood
Ages 6 - 8
First Place:          Samantha Gorney
Second Place:     Kate Gorney
Ages 9 - 11
First Place:          Catherine Biesterfield
Second Place:     Ellie Eiermann
Ages 12 - 14
First Place:          Julie Petersen
Second Place:     Carolyn Biesterfeld
Schedule of Events:

2:00 - 3:00 PM — Avon Isle:  Drop-Off Entries for Gingerbread Contest
3:00 PM — Olde Avon Village:  Ice Carving
3:30 PM — Olde Avon Village:  Avon High School Marching Band, Enjoy Cocoa and Treats by the Fire
4:00 PM — Olde Avon Village:  Anna, Elsa and Olaf from FROZEN®
5:00 PM — Olde Avon Village:  Santa Arrives at Olde Avon Village and Introduces the Child Who will Ride with him to the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Follow Santa to the Heritage Square Gazebo
5:15 - 5:45 PM — Gazebo:  Santa, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Avon High School Choir, Caroling
5:45 - 7:00 PM — Avon Isle:  Santa, Live Reindeer, Refreshments, Crafts & Activities

6:30 PM — Avon Isle:  Gingerbread House Contest Winners Announced
7:00 PM — Contestants must pick-up their Gingerbread Houses before 7:00 PM
Arctic Creations Ice Carvings 
Location:  Olde Avon Village
3:00 - 4:00 PM
 
Avon High School Marching Band,
Enjoy Cocoa and Treats by the Fire

Location:  Olde Avon Village
3:30 PM
 
Anna, Elsa and Olaf from FROZEN®
Sponsor:  Wealth Health, LLC
Location:  Olde Avon Village
4:00 PM
 
Santa Arrives!
Location:  Olde Avon Village to Heritage Square Gazebo
5:00 PM — Santa Arrives at Olde Avon Village and Leads the Way to the Gazebo
 
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony,
Avon High School Choir
Location:  Heritage Square Gazebo
5:15 - 5:45 PM

Santa, Live Reindeer, Crafts & Activities
Reindeer Sponsor:  GK's Custom Polishing, Inc.
Location:  Avon Isle
5:45 - 7:00 PM — Meet and take pictures with Santa, see his Live Reindeer, enjoy refreshments, and take part in Crafts and Activities. 
  • Crafts provided by Home Depot
  • Face Painting by KinderCare of Avon
  • Mini Manicures by Snip-Its

Visit with Stomper
Sponsor:  Lake Erie Crushers
Location:  Avon Isle
5:45 - 7:00 PM
2016 Tree Lighting Festival Sponsorship Form
We thank the 2016 sponsors for their generosity and support!
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