2019 Holiday Happenings


Date: Sunday, December 8th, 2019

3rd Candy Cane Hunt: 2:00 pm at Twin Bridge Park 

Annual Holiday Parade Start Time: 3:00 pm

Tree Lighting at Abbie Griffin Park: Approximately 3:45 pm 

3rd Annual Candy Cane Hunt

Event Details

This FREE event will be held immediately before this year's Annual Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony.  Please  join us at Twin Bridges Park & Kids Cove Playground from 2:00 - 3:00 pm, where thousands of candy  canes will be scattered around the park and hidden for children ages  0-12. We will break off into three age groups:

  • Ages: 0 - 4 on Bise Baseball Field
  • Ages: 5 - 7 on Bise Baseball Field
  • Ages: 8 - 12 in the Kids Cove Playground. 

If you find a Gold Candy Cane you can redeem it for a special Grand Prize!

Event presented by Macaroni Kid

Advanced registration is required for this Free Event. Please use the following Eventbrite link to register



26th Annual Holiday Parade


Annual Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting:

The Annual Holiday Parade will kick off from the Commons Shopping Plaza (515 Daniel Webster Highway) at 3:00 pm.


The Parade will turn left out of the plaza and travel South down Daniel Webster Highway to the center of Town; where it will turn right onto Baboosic Lake Road and then left onto McElwain  Street and end in the Town Hall Parking Lot (6 Baboosic Lake Road).


The 2019 Parade Theme is "SUPERHEROES"

All groups participating in the parade are encouraged to decorate their floats.  Prizes will be awarded to the 3 floats that meet the parade theme. Prizes are:

  • 1st Place: $75.00 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $50.00 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $25.00 Amazon Gift Card


If you would like to register your group to participate in this year's Holiday Parade, please click here. If you would prefer to download and mail in your registration form please click here. 


Tree Lighting Ceremony

Tree Lighting Details

The Annual  Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at approximately 3:45 pm with the arrival of Santa & Mrs. Claus, to Abbie Griffin Park.  

The event will include performances, music, food, giveaways and other items. We will update this website as specific activities are confirmed. 

If you have questions or would like to be involved in the parade or the tree lighting ceremony, please contact the Parks  Recreation Department at 603-882-1046 or email Parks & Recreation Director Matt Casparius.  



2019 Holiday Parade Flyer and Registration Form (pdf)