Mingle & Jingle Market
4 p.m. – 10 p.m. -Lacombe Memorial Centre
Always a festival favorite! A collection of home based businesses that have come together in one convenient location so that you may peruse their offerings.
Festive Musical Performances
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Lacombe Memorial Centre
The Fireside Lounge will come alive with some fantastic free Christmas music. Come in from the cold and get into the holiday spirit.
Christmas Farmer’s Market
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.- Lacombe Memorial Centre
Warm up at the LMC and peruse the many vendors who will have their very best products for sale. A wide variety of local food and seasonal crafts is available; a perfect time to stock up for the holidays, or shop for unique gifts!
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.- Lacombe Memorial Centre
Check out the great selection of previously loved books, movies, music & magazines. Something for everyone!
Charity Gift Wrap
5 pm-10 pm- Come drop off your gifts in the basement of Nowco Home Hardware during Moonlight Madness for wrapping. Small gifts $2, large gifts $3, all proceeds will be donated to Lacombe FCSS.
Beef on a Bun
5 pm (while quantities last)- Lacombe Memorial Centre
Grab a warm spot of food before the parade. All proceeds go towards supporting Lacombe Victim Services.
5:30pm- Lacombe Memorial Centre/Main Street
Check out a performance or two while you are waiting for the parade to arrive! Dancers use a range of fiery props and even do some fire breathing!
Tim Horton’s Santa Claus Parade
6 p.m.- Santa Claus is coming to town! Come check out Lacombe’s 8th annual parade, but be sure to get there early as the streets are going to be busy. Please dress warm in case St. Nick gets delayed.
Letters to Santa
Make sure to bring along your letters to Santa as Canada Post will once again be collecting them along the parade route.
Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:45 p.m.-Lacombe Memorial Centre
What do 60,000 lights look like when you flip the switch? Come down to the LMC and find out! Also check out the beautiful ice sculptures that recognize our fine tree lighting sponsors.
Selfie with Santa
7 p.m.- Lacombe Memorial Centre
Back by popular demand! After the parade join Santa on the upper floor of the LMC for a not-so-traditional photo. Bring your camera and your smiles.
Cookies & Carols
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.- St. Andrew’s United Church
The church invites everyone to come down to decorate cookies, sing some traditional Christmas carols and decorate the blessing tree with your wishes/hopes for the upcoming year. Refreshments will be provided and freewill offerings will be accepted.
Lacombe Centre Mall and Downtown Lacombe
We encourage you to visit our unique collection of community merchants throughout the evening. Participating businesses have exclusive draw prize forms that can be found in this year’s Light Up the Night guide.
Name that Carol Challenge
Join Lacombe Businesses for some festive fun in the Name that Carol challenge. To celebrate the season, participating businesses will set up displays (November 29-December 14) depicting a Christmas Carol or Song. Using the provided ballot form answer 10 or more correctly to be entered in a draw to win: 1 family mini-session (20 minutes) with resident photographer Cedar Lane Weddings (value $199). Prize announced on Dec 15. Watch Lacombe Tourism Facebook for contest updates and details or email firstname.lastname@example.org.