Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 24, 2017              2018 - SAVE THE DATE: Nov. 23, 2018

6:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: 6th Ave. Plaza, west of 6th Ave. and Main St.

Tree Lighting Ceremony in Downtown Longmont kicks off the holidays! Bring your friends and family and celebrate with us! Join Block 1750 as they hold the ultimate break dance challenge.  Join representatives from cultural groups throughout Longmont to bring the unity and holiday spirit needed to light up the Downtown for the holidays. 

  • Team Santa vs. Team Grinch Dance Off!
  • Cultural Festivity
  • St. Vrain Singers caroling
  • Goodie Bags
  • Santa!

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - all day

Support Downtown's small business on this annual shopping day!


  • Ice Carving in St. Stephen's Plaza
  • Enter to win a $100 Downtown Gift Card at participating businesses or be part of the Shop Mob!
  • T-shirt giveaways from roaming holiday characters
  • Check out our Holiday Gift Guide

And more!

Shop Small, Shop LoCo Downtown 

Downtown Holiday Bingo Contest

Enter to win! $250, $150, $100 Downtown Gift Card prizes!

Contest runs from Friday, November 17, 2017 through Friday, January 5, 2018.

Click here for more information and to print your Bingo Card

Own it Discounts 2018

Visit participating Downtown businesses over the holidays and pick up an Own it Discount coupon to redeem for great deals in January/February 2018. Click here for a list of participating businesses and happy shopping in the New Year!

Parade of Lights

Saturday, December 9, 2017
5 pm

Parade will be on Main St. and Coffman St., between 3rd and 8th Ave. in Downtown Longmont!

Main Street will be illuminated with more than 60 floats twinkling with lights.Come watch this magical parade filled with marching toy soldiers, high school marching bands, ice castles, 12-ft. balloons, costumed characters and much more.

Be sure to come down early and visit the many shops, restaurants, and pubs Downtown!

For more information about the parade and the weekend holiday activities, visit the City of Longmont website.