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Lightin’ Up! Downtown

November 23, 2018

4 – 9 p.m.
Lightin’ Up! Downtown
Lightin’ Up! Downtown
Lightin' Up Kenosha
Lightin’ Up! Downtown
Lightin’ Up! Downtown

Join in this holiday tradition as Downtown Kenosha lights up the town for the season! Festivities include our City’s Christmas Tree Lighting, free Electric Streetcar rides, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Lightin’ Up Business Decorating Contest, and so much more! Downtown businesses will stay open late and welcome you in for special sales and promotions, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and good old-fashioned holiday cheer!

 

4 to 5 p.m. - CITY OF KENOSHA CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

Fountain Plaza, West of Kenosha Public Museum | 5500 First Avenue

Beginning at 4 p.m., enjoy holiday music and mingle with seasonal characters including Mrs. Claus, the Frost Queen and Snow Princess. Join Santa Claus and Mayor John Antaramian for the countdown to the Tree Lighting at 5 p.m.

 

4 to 9 p.m. - FREE ELECTRIC STREETCAR RIDES

Kenosha’s Electric Streetcars will be decked out in holiday style! Rides are FREE for all ages from 4 to 9 p.m. Look for Streetcar boarding signs along 54th and 56th Streets Downtown.

 

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. - VISIT WITH SANTA CLAUS

Rhode Center for the Arts | 514 56th Street

Stop in at the historic Rhode Center for the Arts to see the one and only Santa Claus! Visits with Santa are free. Don’t forget your camera to capture those special memories!

 

5:30 to 9 p.m. - LETTER WRITING WITH MRS. CLAUS

Actor’s Craft 7th Avenue Theater | 4900 7th Avenue

Mrs. Claus is here to help children write letters to her famous husband! Letters will be deposited in her special North Pole Mailbox and personally delivered to Santa Claus.

 

5 p.m. & Later - LIGHTIN' UP DOWNTOWN

Enjoy family activities, live entertainment and special promotions at dozens of Downtown shops, restaurants and other businesses. Check the Lightin’ Up website for a current list of participating businesses and their offers. Plus, VOTE for your favorite holiday lights display in the annual Downtown Business Decorating Contest!

 

Lightin’ Up is sponsored by the City of Kenosha and Downtown Kenosha, Inc.