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Festival of Lights
Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main Street

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to unseasonably warm weather conditions, ice skating at the Worcester Common Oval has been postponed for the Festival of Lights. All other festivities for the City of Worcester's annual Festival of Lights Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Celebration will go on as planned. Complimentary vouchers will be available at the skate shack during the night's event, which can be redeemed for any future date during the skating season.

The City of Worcester is pleased to announce our headliner this year is Jessica Cabral, a Worcester native who was a contestant on Season 15 of American Idol!

Festival of Lights is an annual tradition which brings thousands of people to the Worcester Common for a night of affordable family fun. In addition to the official tree lighting, several trees throughout the Common and along the streets of downtown are lit up and many downtown businesses decorate their storefronts. It is truly an evening of community and civic pride celebrating the beginning of the holiday season in Worcester.

Each year, Festival of Lights welcomes choirs from the Worcester Public Schools as well as a headlining artist with additional performances this year by Sasha the Fire Gypsy, Snow Queen Stilt Walker and LED Light Performers from Cirque DeLight. Activities include ice skating on the 12,000 sq. foot public ice skating rink, horse-drawn sleigh rides, food trucks, free hot chocolate and face-painting by Just Clowning Around with Lee Lee and Ms. Jane! Get into the spirit of the season with the City of Worcester at the annual Festival of Lights, sponsored by 96.1 SRS.

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Friday, December 1, 2017 • 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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