The Lighting of Avalon

Sun Nov 21, 2021
1:00pm to 8:00pm ET

Families head to Avalon, the Sunday before Thanksgiving, for a day full of holiday activities. The festival kicks off at 1pm with an ice-skating performance followed by the opening of the rink to the public. 

Parents and kids can stay all afternoon for face painting, balloon art and live entertainment. The main event happens at 7:30pm with Santa counting down to the lighting of the magnificent Avalon tree. 

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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