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Family Friendly Holiday Events in Wellington

Post Date:11/21/2018 12:18 PM

Looking to get into the Holiday spirit this December? Look no further than your Great Hometown! The Village of Wellington has a whole host of fun, family activities scheduled for you and your loved ones throughout the month.

Saturday, December 1st | Holiday Tree Lighting & King Guys “The Cool Yule Band”

Start your December festivities off with a holiday tree lighting and concert on Saturday, December 1st at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Boulevard). The tree lighting is set to occur at 6:30 p.m. followed by a concert by King Guys – The Cool Yule Band, playing a mix of all of your favorite holiday music.  Food trucks will be available on site for food and beverage purchases.  A number of children’s characters will also be on hand for photo opportunities, plus enjoy a very special visit with the big man in red himself—Santa Claus!  Attendees should bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/Amphitheater for more information. 

Friday, December 7th | Free Movie Night: The Star (PG)

Bring out the family for a free showing of The Star (PG) on Friday, December 7th at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Boulevard). The movie begins at 7:30 p.m. and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/Amphitheater for more information.

Sunday, December 9th | 35th Annual Wellington Holiday Parade

The Annual Wellington Holiday Parade, hosted by the Village of Wellington and the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, returns on Sunday, December 9th.  Enjoy a free day of fun and festivities with a holiday park at the Wellington Amphitheater from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and a judged parade filled with imaginative floats, marching bands, characters, dance troupes, and more.  The parade begins at 1:30 p.m. and will wind its way down Forest Hill Boulevard from Wellington Trace to Ken Adams Way.  Vendors will be on-site with goodies available for purchase. Grab your family and join us for this fantastic holiday event. Visit www.cpbcchamber.com for more information.

Saturday, December 15th | Lakeside Family Fun Day

The next event in Wellington’s Lakeside Family Fun Days series is set to occur on Saturday, December 15th on Lake Wellington, located behind the Wellington Community Center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard). The event will feature a variety of FREE activities for the entire family to enjoy between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., including kayaking, paddle boarding, a bounce house, a rock wall, glitter tattoos, lawn games, fishing, Plaster Time Crafts, and more.  Try Goat Yoga between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (pre-register at www.downwardgoat.com) and take photos with Santa between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (bring a camera). Guests can also visit with Courtyard Animal Hospital and are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to the Wellington Community Services tent for the Hometown Holiday Toy Drive.  Tickets for Wellington’s Annual Father Daughter Dance, returning on Saturday, January 26th, will also be available for purchase.  Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/Lakeside for more information.

Saturday, December 15th | Holiday Boat Parade

Come watch as local residents and boating enthusiasts light up the Lake with Wellington’s Annual Holiday Boat Parade on Lake Wellington.  Visible from behind the Wellington Community Center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard), boats will launch from the Meadowland Cove boat launch at 6:20 p.m. and are expected to pass behind the Wellington Community Center around 6:25 p.m. Approximately 30 festive, decorated boats are expected to cruise in the parade. Those interested in participating should contact Jack Brownson at jbrownson@comcast.net for more information.

Saturday, December 15th | N2 Nation’s “Motown Magic” Holiday Show

Attend a holiday spectacular you won’t soon forget.  Join N2 Nation on Saturday, December 15th, at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Boulevard), for a special Motown Magic Holiday Show. Food trucks will be available on site for food and beverage purchases. A number of children’s characters will also be on hand for photo opportunities, plus enjoy a very special visit with the big man in red himself—Santa Claus! Attendees should bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/Amphitheater for more information.

Sunday, December 16th | 7th Annual Wellington Holiday Run 5K

The 7th Annual Wellington Holiday Run 5K returns to Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) on Sunday, December 16th. The race begins at 7:00 a.m. and participants are encouraged to bring out an unwrapped toy to be donated to families in the Wellington community as part of the annual Hometown Holiday Toy Drive.  All participants will be provided with jingle bells to wear prior to the start of the race. For more details and registration information, visit www.active.com.

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch WellingtonTV for the latest happenings.

As another way to stay informed on the latest news and updates from the Village, residents are invited to sign up for Wellington information and updates at www.wellingtonfl.gov/enews.

 

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