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Light Up Lakewood 2019

December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Light Up LakewoodUsher in the holiday season with this time-honored Lakewood tradition now in its 13th year. The spirit of the season will come to life with festive cheer when Light Up Lakewood 2019 takes place on Saturday, December 7, in Downtown Lakewood.

Sponsored by First Federal Lakewood and presented by LakewoodAlive, Light Up Lakewood celebrates the season and the richness of our city’s vibrancy. This free, family-friendly community event in Downtown Lakewood features a holiday parade, lighting ceremony, winter fireworks, live music, ice carvings, hot chocolate, food trucks, children’s games and much more.

Light Up Lakewood 2019

Santa is always a crowd favorite during the Holiday Parade. (Judie Vegh/OyVegh Photography)

Attendees are invited to stroll Lakewood’s downtown district and visit local stores and restaurants while taking in the sights and sounds of one of Northeast Ohio’s largest holiday celebrations. Light Up Lakewood serves as a marquee event for the entire region, drawing an estimated 20,000 guests each December.

Light Up Lakewood represents a long-held holiday celebration of Lakewood’s vibrancy.  Guests’ sensory perceptions will be delighted by the twinkle of holiday lights, the cheerful sounds of carolers and the warmth exuded by the festive, friendly atmosphere.

Highlights include Holiday Market inside the historic Lakewood Masonic Temple, the ever-popular Holiday Parade along Detroit Avenue, live entertainment provided by bands and choirs, the Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Stage at City Center Park and a can’t-miss fireworks show at 7 p.m. over the rooftops of Downtown Lakewood.

Light Up Lakewood 2019

First Federal Lakewood serves as Title Sponsor for Light Up Lakewood 2019. (Judie Vegh/OyVegh Photography)


Schedule of Events for Light Up Lakewood 2019:

– 11 am – 1 pm – Lunch with Santa at Dewey’s Pizza
– 3 pm – King and Queen Ceremony at Plantation Home
– 4 pm – Festival Kickoff with Holiday Market at the Lakewood Masonic Temple
– 5 pm – Start of Parade at Manor Park and Detroit Avenue, headed westbound on Detroit
– 6:30 pm – Lighting Ceremony at the Main Stage at City Center Park
– 7 pm – Fireworks Show sponsored by First Federal Lakewood


More details regarding Light Up Lakewood 2019 will be unveiled in the coming months so check back regularly for updates.  Don’t miss this most joyous of Lakewood holiday traditions on December 7!

Interested in sponsoring Light Up Lakewood? View sponsorship opportunities or call 216-521-0655.


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Light Up Lakewood News
March 20, 2019 – Mark Your Calendar: LakewoodAlive Unveils 2019 Schedule of Community Events


Light Up Lakewood 2019 is generously supported by the following sponsors:

Title Sponsor and Fireworks Sponsor

First Federal Lakewood

Snowflake Sponsor

City of Lakewood Logo

Sparkle Sponsor

Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center Logo

King and Queen Scholarship Sponsor

Plantation Home

Jingle Sponsor

Good Soil Lutheran Ministries

Host Venues
Lakewood Baptist Church | Lakewood Masonic Temple | Lakewood Public Library




December 7
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Lakewood
14701 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107 United States
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