Holiday Events in the Rockport Community
All Aglow Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the lawn of Rocky River City Hall. The lighting of the evergreens will be followed by a warm reception at the Senior Center. Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, children’s crafts, carols sung by River’s Edge, and, of course, visits with Santa himself. Parents, make sure to bring your cameras!
Winter Wonderland at Kamm’s Corners - December 4, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join the fun under the clock at 6 p.m. as friends and neighbors gather for a mini-concert and sing-along under the stars. May the force awaken us at this Star Wars themed Winter Wonderland! Meet and greet your favorite Star Wars characters while Santa and Mrs. Claus pose for photos with children. Sip hot chocolate while you enjoy the ceremonial turning on of the lights. Sleigh rides around Kamms Plaza are set for that night and continue December 11 and 18. The complimentary sleigh rides depart from the tower corner at 6 p.m. with the last trip leaving around 7:40 p.m. Bundle up and enjoy this family friendly treat!
Holiday Walk - December 5, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Don't miss the fun and festivities at Downtown River's Annual Holiday Walk! This family day has become a tradition for Downtown River's visitors from near and far.
Lunch with Santa - December 5 at the historic Bain Park Cabin, presented by Fairview Park Junior Women’s Club. Tickets are $7 each for adults and children over age 1. Price includes a serving of pizza, fruit, carrots and dip, beverage and dessert. Children can decorate a holiday cookie and complete a craft or two. Santa will be making a special visit so be sure to bring your camera! Contact Sally Lisowski at 440-779-1417 with questions or to make a reservation.
A Country Christmas - December 5 at 6 PM. Bring friends and family to dinner at the American Legion Post 738, 19311 Lorain Road, Fairview Park. Enjoy an evening with dinner, dancing and the soft sounds of country played by our special host, Tim Whalen and Sundown. Band will follow dinner. Tickets are only $10. The evening will include raffles, 50/50, sideboards and a great time! To order tickets, call 440-356-4110. Reservations are required.
Rocky River Women’s Club Holiday Home Tour - December 6, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Each year Rocky River residents generously open up their beautifully decorated homes to inspire tour-goers creativity, to celebrate our city’s beautiful architecture, and to enjoy a day out with friends…all while raising money for scholarships, schools, and local charities. All profits from this event are disbursed back into the Rocky River Community! Tickets must be purchased. Go to www.rrwc.org.
Swim with Santa - December 12 at 1 p.m. at the Fairview Park Gemini Center. Santa will spend an hour in the aquatic center visiting and posing for pictures. For the children, there will be milk and cookies and crafts. Bring your cameras for pictures and your bathing suit and towel to swim! Free for members; residents, $2 for adults and children; and non-residents, $3 for adults and $2 for children.
Light Up River - Join us on December 20 when we light up the night! Streets throughout Rocky River will be twinkling with thousands of luminarias.
Santa Patrol - December 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa will once again visit the streets of Fairview Park via fire truck! You never know when Santa will be on your street. You'll know he's close when you hear the siren!