Our annual Holiday Happenings event will take place on Sunday, December 6th but is going to look a little different this year. Due to COVID-19, the traditional Holiday Parade as we know it, will not occur this year. Instead we are holding what we’re calling Santa’s Merrimack Holiday Tour.
Santa & Mrs. Claus are going to be riding on a Fire Department vehicle and taking a tour across Merrimack. We are encouraging everyone to come out and wave to Santa & Mrs. Claus while social distancing from one of our per-determined locations in Town. Santa & Mrs. Claus will pull into the parking lots of these locations for a few minutes to wave to families before moving on to the next location.
Viewing Locations / Estimated Arrival Times
Merrimack High School 2:45 pm
O’Gara Drive 2:50 pm
Merrimack Middle School 3:00 pm
Reeds Ferry Elementary 3:10 pm
Walgreen / Daniel Webster Hwy 3:20 pm
Merrimack 360 Plaza 3:30 pm
Thornton’s Ferry Elementary 3:45 pm
Tree Lighting Schedule of Events:
The Annual Tree Lighting Event will be held at Abbie Griffin Park.
1. Welcome from Santa & Mrs Claus
2. Tree Lighting Countdown
3. Broadway Bound will be performing "Count of Christmas" by Bebe Rexha
*Due to COVID-19, we will not be able to provide food as we normally do and we are unable to do pictures with Santa.
**Anyone that does come to the Park for the Tree Lighting will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing from other families. We will also limit the number of people that can come into the park.
For questions, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-882-1046.