Holly Jolly Jubilee

Participating Locations,
Carlisle, PA 17013
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  • Presented By: Downtown Carlisle Association
  • Dates: December 3, 2022
  • Location: Downtown Carlisle
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The holiday season begins in Carlisle with the Making Spirits Bright Holiday Parade on Thursday, December 1. Then, on Saturday, December 3, join the festivities in downtown Carlisle during the Holly Jolly Jubilee. 

Come for a visit with Santa and his friends and stay for the tree-lighting ceremony! There will be tons of activities for kids, including balloon-tying, face painting, caricatures, toy-making demonstrations, and craft projects. There will also be hot chocolate and caroling.
Holiday carriage rides by Benchfield Farms will take on December 3 from noon to 4 pm. Click here to see the schedule for downtown Carlisle carriage rides throughout December.

More information will be posted as events are confirmed.

The Santa House at the square will be a collection site for donations to the Homeless Remembrance Blanket Project, which will be displayed at the nation's capital on December 21st before being delivered to those in need.

Please visit for additional information regarding this event and the most up-to-date schedule.