Make the upcoming festive bright—literally! In the Tualatin Valley, we like to think of ourselves as twinkle light connoisseurs since we have so many tree lightings throughout November and December. To get your twinkle on, all you need to do is join us.
Illuminate Your Holidays at Bridgeport Village
November 21 | Bridgeport Village | 5:30 p.m. | free
The European-style shopping center has built Santa a new house and he’s having a housewarming of sort, inviting all our favorite Christmas players: The Grinch, Charlie Brown and winter fairies.
Forest Grove Holiday Tree Lighting
November 28 | Forest Grove Chamber of Commerce | 6 p.m. | free
The tree lighting is also the signal for the following festivities of caroling, cookies and a visit from Santa!
Ardiri Holiday Carols, Tree Lighting and Wine
November 29 | Ardiri Winery & Vineyards | 5:30 p.m. | free
If you prefer your tree lightings with a side of Pinot, then head to Ardiri Winery & Vineyards where trees and wines will accompany some very merry carolers from the Oregon Repertory Singers.
North Plains Jingle
December 4 | Jessie Mays Community Park | 6:30 p.m. | free
This event extends twinkle lights to more than just the big Douglas Fir. Come watch holiday lights glitter in a parade of decorated trucks, trailers, golf carts and even bicycles!
Beaverton Tree Lighting & Holiday Open House
December 5 | Beaverton City Library | 5 p.m. | free
Santa and Mrs. Claus host a children’s holiday workshop. In addition to tree lighting, kids can skip a tea party in favor of a hot chocolate party with Disney princesses, Elsa and Anna of “Frozen” fame.
Starry Nights & Holiday Lights
December 5 | Tualatin Commons | 5:30 p.m. | free
The twinkle lights are amplified by their reflection in the Lake at the Tualatin Commons during this magical “starry” night. Enjoy carolers, treats, activities for the kids, holiday cheer and a visit from Santa!
Downtown Tigard Holiday Tree Lighting
December 5 | Liberty Park | 7 p.m. | free
The Sugar Plum Elves are eager to usher you into the holidays, by escorting you to Santa, where you can tell him your holiday wish list.
Sherwood Winter Festival
December 5 | Old Town Sherwood | 4 p.m. | free
Wander Old Town Sherwood, where every turn will bring you to yet another holiday surprise. Look for the live nativity scene, tree lighting and treats from local merchants.
Festival of Lights
December 13 | The Streets of Tanasbourne | 5:30 p.m. | free
Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a menorah lighting ceremony and Hanukkah-themed music.