Calling all Squantumites! Put down that leftover turkey leg, bundle up grandma, your sweetie, and the tots, and head on over to the Tree Lighting for song and cheer to kick off the holiday season. In addition to our Squantum festivities, the City of Quincy has some treats planned.
Sunday, December 1, 2013, 4:30pm
Gilbert Memorial Park, at the intersection of Huckins Avenue and East Squantum Street
Join the festivities as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting following the Quincy Christmas Parade. Head over to the triangle at Gilbert Memorial Park and join your neighbors for hot cocoa and delicious cookies provided by the Seaside Gardeners of Squantum. Join in on the carol singing as we welcome Santa Claus who will do the honors of lighting up the tree! Hope to see you and the whole family there!
Quincy holiday festivities
Quincy festivities and tree lighting
Friday, November 29, 2013, 5pm-7pm
McIntyre Mall (tents in front of City Hall), 1305 Hancock Street, Quincy
At approximately at 6pm, Santa Claus will make a special appearance with Mayor Koch to turn on the Quincy Center Christmas Lights, which include a few new additions this year! Drop off your letters to Santa and enjoy free popcorn, hot chocolate, and candy canes! Enjoy Donna Marie Children’s Puppet Show, strolling Victorian Christmas Carolers, and street performers.
Santa and his Elves arrival by parachute
Saturday, November 30, 2013 ~ 12:30pm
Pageant Field,One Merrymount Parkway, up the road from Adams Field
City of Quincy Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 1, 2013, 12:30pm-3:00pm
The 61st Annual City of Quincy Christmas Parade route begins at the intersection of Hancock Street and Walter J. Hannon Parkway, continuing up Hancock Street to North Quincy. The rain date is schedule for Sunday, December 8. 2013.
Visit the Quincy website for details about the holiday festivities.
Learn more about the Seaside Gardeners.