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Light Up Lakewood 2021

December 4, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

View the Light Up Lakewood event map here.

The most joyous of Lakewood traditions is returning to Downtown Lakewood for the 15th annual celebration.  The spirit of the season will come to life with holiday cheer when Light Up Lakewood 2021 takes place on Saturday, December 4 from 4 to 8 p.m.

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 event on Detroit Avenue in Downtown Lakewood features a holiday parade, lighting ceremony, winter fireworks, The Roundstone Beer Garden, Holiday Train, live music, ice carvings, hot chocolate, food trucks, children’s games and more.

Attendees are invited to stroll Lakewood’s downtown district and visit local shops 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.

Light Up Lakewood represents a long-held holiday celebration of Lakewood’s sense of community.  Guests will be delighted by the festive atmosphere which includes the twinkle of holiday lights, the cheerful sounds of carolers and the warmth of hot beverages.

Highlights include the Outdoor Vendor Village; The Roundstone Beer Garden sponsored by Roundstone Insurance; the ever-popular Holiday Parade, which commences at Manor Park Avenue at 5 p.m. and ends at Elmwood Avenue; the Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at City Center Park and a can’t-miss fireworks show at 7 p.m. over Downtown Lakewood.

Schedule of Events for Light Up Lakewood 2021:

3 p.m. – Royalty Scholarship Ceremony at Avenue Home

4 p.m. – Festival Kickoff

Light Up Lakewood Beer Garden sponsored by Roundstone Insurance on Detroit Avenue between Arthur and Mars Avenues

Serving Platform Beer Co.’s Haze Jude, Yule Jude, South Pole Christmas Ale, New Cleveland Palesner and Bud Light Seltzers

Holiday Train sponsored by Clark Wealth ManagementLaskey Costello, LLC and Geiger’s runs along Detroit Avenue between Marlowe and St. Charles Avenues

Live entertainment begins

Visit Santa at the steps of the Lakewood Public Library

5 p.m. – Start of Parade at Manor Park and Detroit Avenues, headed westbound on Detroit Avenue sponsored by Lindsay Perrico State Farm Agent

6:30 p.m. – Lighting Ceremony at Main Stage at City Center Park sponsored by LSC Service Corp

7 p.m. – Fireworks Show sponsored by First Federal Lakewood will be shot off from a new location at Kauffman Park to provide more opportunities for attendees to view from Detroit Avenue

7:40 p.m. – Last pour at Roundstone Beer Garden

8 p.m. – Close of festival


Light Up Lakewood 2021 is generously supported by the following sponsors:

Title Sponsor

Snowflake Sponsor

City of Lakewood Logo

Main Stage Sponsor

Beer Garden Sponsor

Roundstone Insurance

Royalty Scholarship Sponsor

Photo Booth Sponsor

Eric Lowrey and Chris Bergin, Berkshire Hathaway/Lucien Realty

Parade Sponsor




December 4, 2021
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Lakewood
14701 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107 United States
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