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Yuletide in Sewickley

Celebrate the holidays in Sewickley! Kick off the season with Small Business Saturday (the first Saturday after Thanksgiving each year) and Light Up Night (the first Friday in December). Continue the celebration with festive events for the whole family to enjoy throughout the month of December.

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Parking is free after 1:30pm weekdays for the month of December, and free all day Saturday and Sundays.
Check out the events tabs on this site for more details on the daily activites

Holiday PosterSchedule of Events

Light Up Night

Light Up Night

Friday, Dec 4 | 5:00p-9:00p
Santa at Wolcott Park

Santa at Wolcott Park

Visit with Santa, Free Carriage Rides and Live Music

Saturdays | 11:00a-1:00p
Free Carriage Rides

Free Carriage Rides

Live Reindeer and Live Music

Sundays | 1:00p-3:00p

Celebrate the holiday season with Yuletide in Sewickley! Starting with Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 28th and featuring events through December 19th, there are many activities for you and your family to participate in.

Come any day to the quaint Village of Sewickley and meander down the streets. Visit our unique boutiques, antique stores, cozy cafes and amazing restaurants. There is something here for everyone!

Light Up Night®

Join us for some faimly-friendly fun on Friday, December 4th
5:00-9:00p

SEWICKLEY LIGHT UP NIGHT® 2015 features a fantastic fireworks show, music, free horse drawn carriage rides, live reindeer, an ice carving competition and lots of food vendors. Bring the family for entertainment, food and shopping!

Parking is free after 1:30pm and on weekends throughout the month of December.

 

Weekend Activities

Fireworks Show | Free Carriage Rides | Visit with Santa & His Reindeer | Ice Carving Competition | Food Vendors

On Saturdays & Sundays in December, enjoy free carriage rides thanks to the generosity of First National Bank. Shop the Village while listening to your holiday favorites thanks to North Pittsburgh Music, and visit with Santa (Saturdays from 11am - 1pm) and his reindeer (Sundays from 1pm - 3pm) at Wolcott Park. Parking is FREE on the weekends, thanks to the Borough of Sewickley Council.

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES TO CHECK OUT: 

Saturday, November 28th
Small Business Saturday in Sewickley
Support small businesses & get the most unique gifts for everyone on your list, while enjoying the island sounds of the Ambridge Steel Drum Band (11am - 1pm). 

Saturday, December 5th
9:00am - 10:00am Kids' Holiday Character Breakfast: Elf
Visit with your favorite holiday characters like Buddy the Elf and enjoy a fun craft, while munching on a light breakfast! Come dressed in your favorite costume and walk in the Santa Parade (optional). $15 per child. Only 30 spots available. An adult must be present; no charge for adults. More information & tickets available for purchase here. 

10:30am Santa Parade 
Welcome Santa as he arrives to Sewickley! Musical performances by the QVHS Marching Band and others. Performances by Michelle's Dance Center immediately following the parade.

Sunday, December 6th
12:00pm - 3:00pm Santa at the Station
 
Visit with Santa and our friendly local Sewickley firefighters while exploring the fire trucks, sponsored by the Cochran Hose Department!

Saturday, December 12th 
9:00am - 10:00am Kids' Holiday Breakfast: Frozen
Visit with your favorite holiday characters and enjoy a fun craft (sponsored by The Clay Cafe), while munching on a light breakfast (sponsored by Bruegger's Bagels (Sewickley, PA)! Feel free to come dressed in your favorite costume! $15 per child. Only 30 spots available per date. An adult must be present; no charge for adults. More information & tickets available for purchase here. 

Saturday, December 19th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Enjoy the big holiday sounds of the Allegheny Brass Band & the Sewickley Area Theatre Company while shopping in Sewickley! 

7:00pm - 8:00pm Kids' Holiday Character PJ Party: The Polar Express
Visit with your favorite holiday characters and enjoy a fun craft (sponsored by The Clay Cafe), while munching on snacks! Read the Polar Express along with the Penguin Bookshop & hop on an evening carriage ride. Feel free to come dressed in your favorite costume! $15 per child. Only 30 spots available per date. An adult must be present; no charge for adults. More information & tickets available for purchase here. 

Sunday, December 20th 
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Performances by the Pennsylvania Academy of Dance 

Yuletide In Sewickley Is Possible Thanks To The Generosity Of Our Sponsors:

Carriage Rides First National Bank
Sherwin Williams Platinum
Howard Hanna Platinum
HBK Platinum
Reindeer Chamber
Platinum Bartlett
Gold Cafe des Amis
Gold Forrest Ortho
Gold AJMKW
Gold Healthsouth
Gold PNC
Gold HVHS
Gold Northwest
Gold SA
Gold Cemetery
Silver Thomas Jewelers
Clearview
SewickleyCarStore
Silver Sponsor
Orrs
Srs
Montessori
Anonymous
PNC
BGourmet
CYM
MerrillLynch
RAKmedical
SewickleySavingsBank
StJames
ToniSacco
Vivo
Lexandlynne

Yuletide in Sewickley

Celebrate the season!

Celebrate the holiday season in Sewickley! Visit over 100 unique shops - from antiques and home decor to men's, women's and kids' apparel, cozy cafes and amazing restaurants.

Light Up Night®

SEWICKLEY LIGHT UP NIGHT® 2017 is Friday, December 1st and features a fantastic fireworks show, music, free horse drawn carriage rides, music, an ice carving competition, seasonal brews and lots of food vendors. Bring the family for entertainment, food and shopping!

Holiday Activities

On Thursday evenings (6-8pm) and Saturdays (11am - 1pm) in December (through December 23rd), enjoy free carriage rides thanks to the generosity of First National Bank. Parking is FREE during the entire month of December in public, metered spots, thanks to Sewickley Borough Council, the Sewickley Parking Authority, and the Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce. 

Other Holiday Activities to Check Out In Sewickley

- Saturday, November 25th
Deck the Halls, Forget The Malls
Support small businesses & get the most unique gifts for everyone on your list. 

- Saturday, December 2nd
10:30am - 1:00pm
The Sewickley Santa Parade 
Welcome Santa to Sewickley during annual Santa Parade, sponsored by the Quaker Valley Rotary Club! Featuring local fire and police departments, the Quaker Valley Marching Band, PA State Champion QVHS Soccer Team, WPIAL Champion QVHS Football Team, the Sewickley Hunt Club, Snow Princesses from Magic Wand Princess Parties, & of course Santa and his elves, this fun morning is followed immediately by a performance by Michelle's Dance Center, free carriage rides and visits with Santa at the Gazebo at Wolcott Park. Meet Elsa & Anna at Wolcott Park, too. Stay in the Village for a great afternoon of shopping, eating, and festivities! Pittsburgh Tortas, Doce Taqueria, & Pittsburgh Halal food trucks will be on Broad Street. 

- Sunday, December 3rd 
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Santa at the Station 
Come vist Santa at Cochran Hose Company! The Sewickley Fire Department will be collecting donations for the Toys for Tots program. They'll also have food, games, and prizes for the whole family. Free event!

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