Discover the Magic of Dublin, Ohio's Holiday Events! Experience festive celebrations, dazzling lights, and seasonal cheer. Explore our curated guide for unforgettable holiday moments in Dublin.  

City of Dublin Tree Lighting

November 30, 5 - 7 p.m., Coffman Park 

Kick off the holiday season with the tree lighting at Coffman Park. Watch as Santa lights the tree, write a letter to Santa and enjoy live entertainment at this annual community event. 

Get all the details here. 

Christmas characters performing in the street at Dublin, Ohio's Christmas Tree Lighting Event.

December Eve

November 30, 5 - 8 p.m., Bridge Park 

Visit each of Bridge Park's tree displays and enjoy an activity at each! The North Market tree will offer wreath making and letters to santa while the Exchange patio tree will include a holiday vendor market and live entertainment. You don't want to miss this progressive holiday hop to kick of the season! 

Learn more about what you'll find at each tree here. 

12 Days of Bridge Park

Thursdays-Sundays November 30 - December 17, Bridge Park 

Bridge Park is in the holiday spirit for its return of “12 Days of Bridge Park”. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, beginning November 30 through December 17, visitors can have “not so silent nights” with new and exciting holiday-inspired events each day.

Learn more about daily events and activities here. 

A couple crossing the street at night in Bridge Park next to a giant lit Christmas tree

Holly Days in Historic Dublin

Saturdays in December, Historic Dublin 

Come celebrate the kick-off to the holiday season in Historic Dublin! These FREE events are perfect for the whole family with different themed activities in the district each weekend. Groove with the Grinch, have brunch with Santa, and much more. 

Learn more about daily events and actiivites here. 

12 Elves of Dublin

December 4 - 23, Historic Dublin 

Make your way to Historic Dublin for a fun and festive scavenger hunt. Your kiddos can make their way to 12 Historic Dublin locations, try to spot the elf, get their card signed and get a small prize for each found. Collect them all before December 23rd and be entered to win the Grand Prize! 

Find out all the details here. 

12 elves of dublin

Ugly Sweater Crawl

December 9, 6 - 9 p.m., Downtown Dublin 

Things are about to get ugly at our annual Ugly Sweater Crawl! Throw on a festive sweater, enjoy Santa-approved drink specials, and cozy up at your favorite local bars and restaurants in Bridge Park and Historic Dublin.

Get all the details here. 

A group of friends dressed in ugly sweaters and Santa hats in front a lit Christmas tree on the Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl

Photo Credit: @natalieehendrix

Elf Jr. The Musical

December 9 - 17, Abbey Theater of Dublin

Enjoy a holiday classic for just $12 per person! Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Purchase tickets here.

Holiday Market at North Market Bridge Park

December 16, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., North Market Bridge Park

Shop for gifts and goods from 30+ of your favorite local holiday vendors during this festive market. 

Learn more about the Holiday Market here. 

Wreaths Across America 

December 16, 10 a.m., Dublin Cemetery

Dublin's Grand Leprechauns and Wreaths Across America will remember and honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance Wreaths at the Dublin Cemetery while saying the name of each veteran aloud. 

To learn how you can sponsor a wreath, click here