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Lighting of the Green & Christmas Parade 2017 in Taunton MA

The 103rd  Annual Taunton Lighting of the Green and Lights On Festival will be held on Saturday December 2nd   from 4-8pm . The City of Taunton’s Lighting of the Green & Lights On Festival is an annual community celebration featuring live entertainment, kids’ activities, and a magical display of holiday lights on historic Taunton Green. Admission buttons are $5 for adults, FREE for kids 12 and under.  Voted Best Holiday event in Massachustts 

The Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday December 3rd at noon

Check out all the Christmas Holiday events on the South Shore  

SITE 1 – Taunton Green
3-8 PM: Lighting of the Green Holiday Display
sponsored by B&D Construction, G. Lopes, & Skyline Roofing

SITE 2 – Main Stage
4:30-5 PM: Mayor Tom Hoye
5:00 PM: Fireworks, Santa’s Arrival & Lights On!
5:15 PM: From “The Voice” Kristen Merlin
6:15 PM: The Joshua Tree
Sponsored by: Bristol County Savings Bank

SITE 3 – Post Office Square
4-8 PM: Fun Bus
​Sponsored by Triumph, Inc.

SITE 4 – Candyland Workshop
(10 Cohannet Street)
3-8 PM : Candy Castle featuring photos with Princess Frostine and Candy Craft
Sponsored by Woodbooger Demolition Derby

SITE 5 – The Enchanted Forest
4:30-5:30 PM: Learn about Folklore of the Yule Log and Discover Inter-tribal Native American Lore about Winter Solstice
3-8 PM: Create your own Solstice Wish Light

3-6 PM: Hot Chocolate and Cookies
PM: Kids Zumba

SITE 7 – Winthrop Street Baptist Church
(39 Winthrop Street)
3-8 PM: Christmas Kids Fair featuring Carnival Games, Face Painting, and Free Family Photos

SITE 8- Court Street
3-8 PM: Train Ride
Sponsored By: Tallman Insurance Company

Site 9 – Hot Chocolate Station
Provided by Tallman Insurance Company

SITE 10- The District Center for the Arts
(10 Court Street)
3-8 PM: Open House and Hot Chocolate
6-7:30 PM: Taunton High Jazz Band
Sponsored by The Holiday Inn- Taunton

SITE 11- Taunton Public Library
​(12 Pleasant Street)
11-12:30 PM: Morton Hospital Teddy Bear Clinic and Triumph Head Start Story Time
1-2 PM: Cookie Decorating
3-4 PM: Mike the Bubble Guy
​sponsored by The Friends of the Taunton Public Library

SITE 12 – The BarberZone
(14 Broadway)

SITE 13 – Pilgrim Church
(45 Broadway)
5:30 PM: Taunton High Select Chorus
6:30 PM: Coyle & Cassidy Chorus
Sponsored by First Citizens Federal Credit Union

SITE 14 – Bristol County Savings Bank
(35 Broadway)
5-8 PM: Visit with Santa
Sponsored by Bristol County Savings Bank

SITE 15- Jones Block (BCSB)
(29 Broadway)
​4-8PM: All Hands Drumming
Sponsored by Bristol County Savings Bank

SITE 16 – Hot Chocolate Station
(28 Broadway)
Provided by Triumph, Inc.

SITE 17- Costa Insurance
(10 Taunton Green)
4-8PM: Face painting
Sponsored by Biss Lumbar

SITE 18 – DeVito’s Pizzeria
(4 Taunton Green)
5-6:30 PM: Visit with Disney’s Cat Boy and Owlette
​Sponsored by B&D Construction

SITE 19 – Rob Roy Academy
(1 School Street)
4-8PM: Free Hot Chocolate and Cookies
5:30 and 6:30 PM: Magician Show

SITE 20- Homes for Our Troops
(6 Main Street)
5:15 PM: Dan Grady Marionettes
Sponsored by The Lopes Companies

​SITE 21 – Shuhari Dojo
(30 Main Street)
6-8PM: Martial Arts Performances

SITE 22- Baron Lofts Plaza
(8 Trescott Street)
4-8 PM: Live Ice Sculpture Demonstration
Sponsored by Downtown Taunton Foundation

SITE 23 – Hot Chocolate Station
Provided by Kennedy Donovan Center

SITE 24 – Trescott Street Gallery
4-8 PM: Local Artists Exhibit
5-8 PM: Mad Science

SITE 25: Liberty and Union Alehouse
3-8 PM: Sneak Peak & Gift Card Sale
Raffle Prizes drawn at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30
Free Children’s Toy Bag Giveaway




SITE 26 – Trescott Street Gallery
(8 Trescott Street)
​4-8PM: Local Artists Exhibit
5-8PM: Mad Science
sponsored by Taunton Business Improvement District

SITE 27- Studio 27 Flowers
(3 Trescott Street)
​4-7:30 PM: Ornament Making Workshop

SITE 28- Main Street
5:30-7:30 PM: Stilt Walker
Sponsored by Heart of Taunton

​SITE 29 – Tux Towne
(40 Main Street)
​4-8 PM: Photo Booth
​Sponsored by ServePRO Taunton-Mansfield

SITE 30- Hometown Furnishings
(52 Main Street)
5-8 PM: Storytime with Mrs.Claus
Sponsored by Morton Hospital

SITE 31 – Hot Chocolate Station
Provided by Mass Nurses Association

SITE 32- Cricket Wireless
(64 Main Street)
6PM-8PM: The Laura James Show
Sponsored by Bridgewater Savings Bank

SITE 33- Taunton Oral Health
(86 Main Street)
4-8 PM: Face painting
​Sponsored by GATRA

SITE 34 – Robert Treat Paine Statue
(corner of Main and Summer Street)
6:30-7:15 Performance by Kilted Colin
(featuring juggling, unicycling, comedy, dancing)

SITE 35- Taunton Federal Credit Union
(14 Church Green)
4-8 PM: Hayrides with Sidehill Farms
sponsored by Taunton Federal Credit Union

SITE 36- First Parish Church
(76 Church Green)
4-8 PM: Visit the Forest of Light Holiday Display
4-8 PM: Reptile Show
Sponsored by Taunton Cultural Council

SITE 37 – Old Colony History Museum
(66 Church Green)
3-8 PM: The Yo-Yo Man
Sponsored by Taunton Development Corporation

SITE 38- Marion Manor
(33 Summer Street)
6-8 PM: Musician Mike Higgins
Sponsored by Trucchi’s Supermarkets

SITE 39- City Hall
(15 Summer Street)
4-8 PM: Train rides with Taunton Area Vietnam Veterans
​Sponsored by Commonwealth Alternative Care

​SITE 40 – Main Street
​Roving Christmas Carolers
Sponsored by Ricciardi Financial Group

SITE 41- Hot Chocolate Station
​Provided by Bay State College

SITE 42- Eastern Music
(45 Main Street)
6-7:30 PM:
Sponsored by Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce

SITE 43 – Brian’s Sporting Goods
(45 Main Street)
5-8 PM: Balloon Twisting
Sponsored by Quality Beverage

SITE 44- Applause Academy
(21 Main Street)
Performances of “Santa’s Encyclopedia of Christmas”
Show Times: 5:30, 6:30, 7:30

SITE 45- Taunton Antiques Center
(13 Main Street)
​5-8PM: Visit with Miss Taunton 2018
Sponsored by Skyline Roofing

SITE 46- All About Records
(13 Main Street)
​5:15-8PM: Live Music

Site 47- Open Doors Yoga
​(1 Main Street 2nd Floor)
3-8 PM: Boy Scouts Lego Derby
Sponsored by TMLP

SITE 48- Solutions for the Soul
(1 Main Street 2nd floor)
3:30 – 4:30 and 5:30-8 PM: Zen Coloring and Crafts for kids, Free Crystals and Essential Oil Blend

​SITE 49 -Amy’s Nails Bar

Site 50 – Seeley Lot(Corner of Weir Street and Taunton Green)
4-8 PM: Smore’s Station (while supplies last)
Sponsored by: Park and Recreation Dept.

Please note that several streets in and around Taunton Green will be closed during the Festival. Visitor parking will be available at Downtown Taunton’s Court Street, Pleasant Street, and Trescott Street municipal lots.
GATRA will be offering a free shuttle service to and from the parking lot at Coyle Cassidy High School (2 Hamilton Street, Taunton) from 3:30 to 8:30 PM. The Bus will drop riders off at Bristol County Savings Bank on Broadway.


Silver City Galleria Giant Fall Carnival 2017 in Taunton MA

The Silver City Galleria Shopping Mall in Taunton will be hosting a Fall  Carnival over 2 weekends  Thursday  to Friday  September 14th to September 24th . Rides will be by Fiesta show and this is to be one giant carnival with plenty of fun, food and games.    Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more

Unlimited Ride Specials:Silver City Galleria Giant Fall  Carnival 2017 in Taunton MA
Thursday’s: 6pm-close
Friday’s: 6pm-close
Saturday’s: 1pm-6pm or 6pm-close
Sunday’s: 1pm-6pm or 6pm-close   $20 per person per day

Open Weekends ONLY Thrusday-Sunday (9/14-9/17 and 9/21-9/24) – Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Thursday’s:  6pm – 10pm
Friday’s:  6pm – 11pm
Saturday’s: 1pm – 11pm
Sunday’s: 1pm – close (betweem 9-10pm)

The Taunton Giant Carnival is located at the
Silver City Galleria Mall
2 Galleria Mall Drive in Taunton, MA 02780.

Silver City Galleria Community Fair & Touch a Truck 2017 in Taunton MA

Silver City Galleria  Mall in Taunton will be hosting the 2nd annual Community Fair  on August 5th from 10am – 2pm.  Silver City Galleria Community Fair & Touch a Truck 2017 in Taunton MA

The Community Fair is a unique and interactive event that allows children to see, touch, and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery as well as meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build our community. Vehicles on display routinely include construction trucks, emergency responders, tractor trailers, utility trucks, boats, and antique vehicles.

Fun, Free, Family Entertainment you don’t want to miss

Silver City Galleria

2 Galleria Mall Dr, Taunton, Massachusetts 02780

Movies Under the Stars Summer 2017 at the Stars Drive in Restaurant Taunton MA

Come and see great classic  movies under the Stars at the Stars Drive in Restaurant in Taunton every Saturday night this summer  from  Saturday May 27th to Saturday August 26th.

20 ft screen, Yamaha, concert Grade surround sound, Blu-Ray, Hi Def Projection- a great set up!
Hope to see you there!  Bring a chair and blanket to enjoy.

No door food as Stars Drive in is a restaurant as well  Burgers, fried seafood plus more to enjoy!

Check out all the movies from Star Wars to Beauty & the Beast!

Movies Under the Stars Summer 2017 at the Stars Drive in Restaurant Taunton MA

Stars Drive In Restaurant
205 Myrick’s St
East Taunton, Massachusetts