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Christmas Lights


The City on the Lakes presents the annual Celebrate Laconia Lights Festival. We would like to thank our presenting sponsors Kellerhaus and New Spectrum Lighting. The Lights Festival, includes the City's annual Holiday Parade, the Light-Up Laconia Holiday Decoration Competition, the City on the Lakes Holiday Walk, and the Holiday Coloring Contest. Please find more information by clicking on the links to the initiatives below:

The Celebrate Laconia Lights Festival Opens with at 12:00pm November 27, 2022We will have food trucks, Music and Activities downtown from 12pm until after the parade. Food trucks will be located in the Main Street Parking Lot. Follow the signs. Local businesses will be open and providing activities for family and Kids. Enjoy some great food, decorate your tree and enjoy the downtown. Come join us and share your holiday spirit.


Lights Festival Holiday Parade - Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 4:30pm. Parade entertainment sponsored by Xfinity & US Cellular

Light-Up Laconia Holiday Decorating Competition - Register before November 25th. Voting starts Sunday, November 27, 2022 and ends Friday, December 16, 2021. 

City on the Lakes Holiday Walk - Sunday, November 27, 2021 - Sunday, January 1, 2022. Tree will be set-up November 20th. You can decorate between November 20th and 27th. We will be downtown from 12pm-8pm November 27th with Food, Music and Activities. Enjoy the downtown, decorate your tree and stay for the parade at 4:30pm. Tree Lights Sponsored by Melcher & Prescott Insurance.

Lights Festival Coloring Contest - Sunday, November 27 - December 9, 2021. Supported by Franklin Savings Bank.

If you are interested in supporting the Celebrate Laconia Lights Festival, please find the 2022 Sponsorship opportunities here. We thank you for your consideration to support these free community events! 

Please contact us, if you have any questions, at:

Thank you to our 2022 Celebrate Laconia Lights Festival sponsors!

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Supporting Sponsors


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