Winterfest Parade

Sunday, November 22, 2015, 2pm


Winterfest, a Hollidaysburg tradition, will commence this year with the annual Winterfest Parade through the streets of Historic Hollidaysburg on Sunday, November 22nd at 2pm, Join Mistress of Ceremony, Charlotte Ames from WTAJ-TV and pull up a chair along the parade route to watch as Santa march through the streets of Hollidaysburg.  Letters to Santa will be collected by the United States Postal Employees.  Hollidaysburg AMBUCS Club will be collecting food for local food banks and the United States Marine Corps will be collecting toys for their Toys for Tots Campaign during the parade.


Light-Up Night with Santa's Soup Sampling & Santa Land

Friday, November 27, 2015 from 5pm-7:30pm


Light-Up Night, which includes the lighting of the downtown and its Christmas tree on the Diamond as well as the AMBUCS star on Chimney Rocks will be held Friday, November 28th.  Light-Up night festivities will run from 5:00-7:30pm with the lighting ceremony at 7:00pm.  Master of Ceremony is WTAJ Weatherman, Joe Murgo.  Entertainment will be provided by the Hollidaysburg Alumni Community Brass Ensemble & Chorus and ice carving demonstrations by Tim Klock. Immediately after the lighting, fireworks will be shot from Chimney Rocks


Light-Up Night will also feature area restaurants competing in the

22nd Annual Soup Sampling Contest.  After sampling you will have the opportunity to cast your ballot for your favorite area soup!


Other Light-Up Night Festivities planned for the evening include Santa Land, with free activities for children of all ages.  Santa Land will include a magician, cookie decorating and visits with Santa and many of his friends.  


Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 28, 2015


An all day celebration, all over town!