Download the event poster & parade route map HERE.


3:30PM “A Look at the Nutcracker” by the Dance Center, Lewiston Public Library
5:00PM Santa Claus lights the Lewiston Christmas Tree, Kennedy Park
5:05PM FREE photos with Santa
FREE mittens
FREE snacks
6:00PM Parade of Lights kicks off from staging lot on Park Street (near parking garage)

Auburn Festivities

2:00PM Holiday Movie: “Elf”, Auburn Public Library
5:00PM Story Time, Auburn Public Library
5:30 Holiday Music, Dionne Entertainment
5:30 FREE horse & wagon rides
7:00 Parade arrives, Festival Plaza!
7:05 Lighting of Auburn Tree & Menorah
Sing-along & FREE photos with Santa
Window & float decorating winners
FREE dental bags, Maple Way Dental Care
FREE mittens & FREE Dunkin Donuts


(11/25 at 6:00 PM)

Please join us for this year's parade:  floats, trucks, walking groups, music and lights! The Parade of Lights will begin at the staging area on Park Street in Lewiston (near the parking garage) and will conclude at Auburn's Festival Plaza.

Parade Route:

  • Parade forms on Park Street, Lewiston (near parking garage)
  • Proceeds to Main Street
  • Goes "wrong way" down Lisbon Street
  • Turns right on Chestnut Street
  • Proceeds to New Auburn
  • Goes down Auburn’s Main Street
  • Concludes at Festival Plaza, Auburn

There's still time to submit your float!  Fill out an application today.


Our event sponsor, Maple Way Dental Care

City of Auburn
City of Lewiston
Auburn Business Association
Downtown Lewiston Holiday Celebration Committee
Dunkin Donuts
Union of Maine Visual Artists, L-A Chapter

Many thanks!

  • Lewiston Downtown Holiday Celebration Committee
  • Auburn Business Association
  • Union of Maine Visual Artists
  • City of Auburn
  • City of Lewiston
  • Center Street Dental
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Photo Finish
  • LA Arts
  • Lewiston Regional Tech Center
  • Temple Shalom
  • The Dance Center