Friday, November 29, 2019 - Milford's Annual Festival of Lights and Tree Lighting will be held on Friday, November 29th at the Milford Green. This popular community event, sponsored by Trinity Point Wealth, begins at 5:30 pm and runs through 7:30 pm. The City of Milford and the Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce are jointly presenting the festivities.
The Festival of Lights starts with a gathering on the green at 5:30 pm featuring live holiday music at the gazebo by The Milford Concert Band and DJ Shelia.
The Milford Bank will be hosting its 4th Annual Winter Wonderland at the Bank's Main Office (located in Downtown Milford, on the Green) from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The event will feature various winter-themed activities for children and adults of all ages.
Attendees will be treated to costumed characters for a meet & greet and photos, a train ride, games, prizes, carolers, crafts and more!
The Tree Lighting kicks off at 6:30 pm at the gazebo with the arrival of a firetruck from Milford Firefighters Union IAFF Local 944 carrying jolly ole' Santa Claus. Milford Mayor Ben Blake and Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce representatives will light up the night with the "pulling of the switch" setting the Milford Green trees alight with beautiful twinkling lights! Once lit, Santa Clause takes time to sit with all the boys and girls. A line for children to meet Santa will be set up outside the Gazebo.
Milford's Festival of Lights and Tree Lighting is free to attend. Residents are encouraged to come downtown to the Milford Green to enjoy the festivities and to get into the holiday spirit!
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