Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

Join the Town of Andover and celebrate the Holidays at our annual HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS event!

This year's theme is "Light up the Night!"

Details:

Cost: FREE - all activities and rides

Date: Friday December 1

Time: 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Locations:
Downtown Andover (Main Street)
The Old Town Hall (20 Main St.)
The Park @ Chestnut and Bartlet St.
Town Offices (36 Bartlet St.)
Center at Punchard & The Playstead (40 Whittier Ct)

Schedule of Events:

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

  • Old Town Hall - 20 Main Street - Andover Recreation
    • Main Floor: Kids crafts, games, letters to the North Pole, holiday temporary tattoos, hot cocoa & cookies  
    • Upstairs: Holiday tree displays & PHOTOS WITH SANTA
    • Sidewalk: Holiday Music by the Free Christian Church
  • Memorial Hall Library - 2 North Main St.
    • Holiday Book Sale/Activities
  • Center @ Punchard - 40 Whittier Ct.
    • Annual Holiday Craft Fair - Vendors selling a variety of craft items including holiday centerpieces & poinsettias 
  • Andover Historical Society: Crafts, tree displays
  • The Park @ Chestnut & Bartlet St. - @ the Gazebo & Parking Lot
    • Food Trucks & Food Vendors
    • Roaming Railroad - Train Rides
    • Merry Go Round
    • Main Stage - 5:30pm
      • Ted Entertainment DJ Services
      • Sunset Tappers 
      • Scott Nichols 
  • Town Offices - 36 Bartlet St. - @ the Circular Front Drive
    • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides 
  • Main Street - Andover
    • Holiday shoppping at participating shops
    • Holiday Carolers from Faith Lutheran Church
    • Greater Lawrence Kiwanis Club - Singing Santas 

6:00 - 7:30 pm

  • Doherty Auditorium - 36 Bartlet St.
    • Holiday Movie: Frosty the Snowman (6:00-6:30pm)
  • The Park @ Chestnut & Bartlet St. - @ the Gazebo & Parking Lot
    • Food Trucks & Food Vendors
    • Roaming Railroad - Train Rides - last ride at 7pm
    • Merry Go Round
    • Main Stage
      • 6:00 pm - Andover High School - Show Choir
      • 6:15 pm - Free Christian Church
    • DANCING WITH SANTA @ the Tree in front of Doherty Auditorium - 7:20pm
  • Center @ Punchard - 40 Whittier Ct.
    • Annual Holiday Craft Fair - Vendors selling a variety of craft items including holiday centerpieces & poinsettias (ending at 7:00 pm)
  • Town Offices - 36 Bartlet St. - @ the Circular Front Drive
    • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - last ride at 7pm
  • Main Street - Andover
    • Holiday shoppping at participating shops - open until 7:00pm

7:30 pm

  • The Park @ Chestnut & Bartlet St. - In front of Doherty Auditorium
    • Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

7:45 pm 

  • The Playstead - 40 Whittier Ct - behind the Cormier Youth Center
    • FIREWORKS with musical entertainment

 

 CLICK HERE for the Holiday Happenings Map