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 will be introduced to Santa when he arrives at Olde Avon Village, ride with Santa to the Heritage Square Gazebo, and participate in this year's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Congratulations, Jude!
NEW THIS YEAR!
 
Nominate a child to Ride with Santa from Olde Avon Village to the Heritage Square Gazebo and participate in the Tree Lighting Ceremony.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE CHANGE:   The submission deadline for the Ride With Santa contest has been extended to MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28th.  The Winner will be notified by Wednesday, November 30th.
Ride With Santa Nomination Form
Gingerbread House Contest
Location:  Avon Isle
2:00 - 3:00 PM — Drop-Off Entries
3:00 - 4:00 PM — Judging
6:30 PM - Winners announced (Winners need not be present)
7:00 PM - Contestants must pick-up their Gingerbread Houses before 7:00 PM
Gingerbread House Contest Form
Ride with Santa Contest
Nominate a child to Ride with Santa and participate in the Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 2nd.

The submission deadline for the Ride with Santa contest is MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20thThe parent/guardian of the contest winner will be notified the week of November 27th.
Download Contest Form
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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