This Weekend is the Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting in Concord Center!

The Concord Recreation Department has put together an incredible event. 

Concord’s Holiday Tree Lighting and Parade is a tradition that brings our community together in a joyful way, and this year is no exception. The annual event is sure to delight with its festivities, including dozens of roadside attractions and a parade highlighted by Santa leading the tree lighting in Concord Center. 

Bring the whole family for an evening of community fun and make sure to take in all that Concord has to offer during this magical time of year. Shop local to support our community and see what unique things our Town has to offer.

Entertainment will start at 3:00P throughout Concord Center and there will be a lot of it! Here are some highlights that you can put in your calendar:

  • Setting the Barre Dance Performance 3-4
  • Balloon Artist: 3-4
  • CCHS Radio Broadcast and Commentary: 4-5:30
  • CCHS Select Chorus: 5:20-5:30
  • Disney Character Meet and Greet: 3-4:30
  • Redeemer Presbyterian Church: 4-5
  • Holy Family Song and Bell Choir: 4-5:30
  • TriCon Church: 4-4:30

The parade will begin at 4:50 and will walk along Stow, Hubbard, Walden and Main St. The tree lighting is at 5:15 in Monument Square and Santa will be taking photos from 5:30-7.

Our local businesses will be out on full display joining the holiday festivities. Here is a list of snacks, music, and raffles:

  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Cookie Decorating
  • Barrett Sotheby’s: Frosty the Snowman, cookies and cider
  • Community Chest: Hot cider and candy canes
  • Engel & Volkers: German wine, cookies and finger sandwiches
  • Concord Players: A Christmas Carol Reading (4p)
  • 51 Walden: Cocoa
  • Concord Band: Holiday Music
  • Nesting: A Cappella
  • Compass Real Estate: Balloons and raffles
  • Irresistibles: Holiday refreshments and special promotions
  • Concord Rotary: Toppings for hot cocoa
  • Dunkin Donuts: Hot chocolate
  • Concord Lions: Popcorn
  • Fritz & Gigi: Special promotion
  • Comina: Refreshments
  • Artisans Way: Refreshments & Gift with purchase
  • Artinian Jewelers: Refreshments
  • Fiorella Cucina Restaurant: Zepoli and Warm Cider
  • William Raveis Real Estate: Refreshments
  • Barrows Bookstore: Hot chocolate & Raffles
  • Revolutionary Concord
  • J. McLaughlin: Sip, shop, and sweets
  • Holy Family Parish: Hot chocolate
  • Monument Square Vendors: 

               – Umbrella Arts Center

               – The Childrens Meetinghouse

               –  West Concord Businesses

               –  Beede Swim and Fitness Center: Food Bank Donation Table

               –  Temple Karem Shalom

               –  The Robbins House

               – Concord Free Public Library

               –  Concord Carousel Scholarship Committee

Looking forward to a wonderful holiday season. Thank you to the Concord Recreation Department and to all the local businesses for helping to light our local tree.