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As the holiday season approaches, Tualatin Valley comes alive with the sparkling magic of twinkling lights, marking the beginning of festive celebrations with enchanting tree lightings. The following is a list of tree lighting ceremonies happening in Tualatin Valley this season.


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Hillsboro Holly Days Celebration | November 18 | 2-7 p.m.
Celebrate the season at the annual Hillsboro Holly Days Celebration at the Tom Hughes Civic Center (150 E. Main St.) in downtown Hillsboro. At 6 p.m., watch the lighting of the tree and sing along to your favorite carols.

Forest Grove Tree Lighting | November 24 | 6-7:30 p.m.
Enjoy the annual Forest Grove tree lighting at the Forest Grove Senior & Community Center (2037 Douglas St.).

Orenco Station’s Snow Much Fun | November 25 | 4-6 p.m.
Get into the holiday spirit at Orenco’s annual festival featuring winter crafts, holiday performances, a “snowfall” at the top of every hour, and more. The lighting of the tree is at 5:30 p.m.

Banks Christmas Tree Lighting | November 26 | 6:30 p.m.
The city of Banks will light its Christmas tree at Greenville City Park (12700 NW Arbor Park Loop).

Bethany Village Tree Lighting | November 28 | 4-8 p.m.
Bethany Village’s annual tree lighting and holiday market features live performances and free pictures with Santa.

Tigard Holiday Tree Lighting | December 1 | 6:30 p.m.
Downtown Tigard’s holiday tree lighting will be held at Liberty Park on SW Main Street in downtown Tigard. Santa Claus will also make a special appearance.

Sherwood Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting | December 2 | 4-6:15 p.m.
Sherwood’s 2023 Holiday Festival features a parade winding through downtown Sherwood, with festivities in Cannery Square Park and Old Town. The annual tree lighting takes place at 6 p.m.

Jingle Thru North Plains Parade | December 7 | 6-8 p.m.
The 20th annual North Plains Jingle Parade, featuring homes, cars, motorcycles and bicycles decorated for the holiday season, culminates in a tree lighting at 7 p.m.

Beaverton Winter Lights | December 8 | 6-8 p.m.
Beaverton Mayor Lacey Beaty kicks off the holiday season with a lighting of the City Park tree (12500 SW 4th St.). Enjoy the live music and free cocoa and cookies.

For a list of all holiday events, visit our events calendar.

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