'Newburgh Celebrates Christmas' With Holiday Events This Weekend

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Newburgh welcomes families to their 'Newburgh Celebrates Christmas' weekend.

On Friday evening:

  • The lighting of the luminaria along the streets and the Festival of Trees at Preservation Hall.

Saturday and Sunday:

  • Photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Town Hall. Saturday from 10 – noon, and 1:30 - 3 p.m., and on Sunday from 1 - 4 p.m.  Family or pet photos taken with your own camera or cellphone are welcome.
  • Free-form street music, individuals dressed in Victorian clothing and musicians, as well as chestnuts roasting on an open fire.
  • A 'Find the Elf' contest and 'Find the Candy Cane' contest will give families an opportunity to visit shops and restaurants.

Saturday only:

  • The official town lighting of the Tree of Lights will occur at Town Hall.
  • The Castle Knight Sensations will perform.
  • Live Nativity scene at Jennings Station in front of the Refinery.
  • Giant Snow Globe photo opportunity, next to House of White, from 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Sunday only:

  • Pop-up Theater by the Newburgh Community Theater, starting at noon. 

Note that Friday night's event will require a ticket. The fee is $15 per person, which entitles the ticket holder to treats from local restaurants and opportunity to bid on decorated trees.


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