& Holiday Parade

Saturday November 26




Countdown to Light Up Somerset & Holiday Parade








Light Up Somerset 2022 Event Schedule : NOVEMBER 26, 2022


ALL DAY – Small Business Saturday… Uptown Businesses

ALL DAY – Holiday Design Contest: A Musical Christmas… Uptown Diamond

12-9 PM POP UP- Vin De Matrix Winery-130 N. Center

2-9 PM Forbes Trail Brewing Co., Curious Creations Pottery, More -110 Rosina

ALL DAY – Story Stroll: “The Sneaky Snowman”… Starting at Mary S. Biesecker Library

2-9 PM – Christkindl market with 16 Artisanal Vendors… Uptown Diamond

4-8 PMFace Painting @ One Free Spirit Boutique

5 PM – Hot Cocoa & Cookies by the Soroptimist Club… Courthouse Steps

5 PM – Barbershop Quartet Performance… Courthouse Steps

5 – 8 PM – Laurel Highlands Model Railroad Display… 216 W. Main St.

5:45 PMHoliday ParadeStarting Rosina Ave. -> W. Main -> N. Center

Following the Parade, the streets stay closed, and holiday cheer continues until 9 PM:

Visits & Pictures with Santa… Trinity Park

Santa’s Wagon Rides… Line begins-Corner of N. Center & Union

Holiday Express Rides… Line begins-Parking lot by Cascio’s Fruit Market

Children’s Crafts by Laurel Arts & Tableland…Historic Schenck Building, 127 W. Main St.

S’mores Station with the Rotary Club… Fraternal Order of Eagles

Live Nativity by Somerset Alliance Church & Somerset Anglican Fellowship…Union Street

Entertainment Schedule:

5:30 PM Community Band Brass Ensemble… Somerset Trust Co.- North Center

6-8 PM NEW THIS YEAR! Rockin’ Rosina Stage (Rosina & Main) Performances by:

Lucas Waggle -6:00 JD & Cindy-6:30 Bryanna Polakoski -7:10 Denise Baldwin 7:20

6:15 PM Laurel Arts Dancers Performance… Uptown Diamond

6:15, 6:45 & 7:15 PM Story time with Mrs. Claus… Trinity Park

6:30-7:30 PM Lot of Lights… First Christian Church

7:00 PM Flow N’At Fire Troupe…One Free Spirit Boutique


Special Thanks To:

The Light Up Somerset Committee

Somerset Borough Police

Borough of Somerset Public Works

Somerset County Commissioners

Somerset Volunteer Fire Department

PA Department of Transportation

Uptown Businesses

Jason Halverson

Santa Claus

Laurel Arts

Barry Baker

Roof Garden Barbershop Chorus

Somerset Soroptimist Club

Community Band Brass Ensemble

Parade Participants

The Whipkey Family

Holiday Design Contestants

Bentz’s Bicycles

& all Volunteers

Visits with Santa & Story-time with Mrs. Claus

Rides in Santa's Wagon

Holiday Express Rides

Handmade Market

Christkindl Market with 16 Artisanal Vendors

Fire Troupe Show

at One Free Spirit Boutique at 7PM

Dancers on the Diamond

by Laurel Arts

Christkindl Market Christmas Market Artisan Market
Artisan Market Christmas Shop Somerset


2-9 PM | Uptown Diamond



Platt Out Jonesin

Vin de Matrix Winery

Ellen’s Crafts, Decor, & More

Candy’s Kitchen Fudge

Hi Hemp Infused Crafts

Disobedient Spirits

Covered Bridge Garlic Company


Desirae Darling Designs

The Sunhat Gallery

Clay Soiree

On Point Adventure Foods

Star Crossed Naturals

Cheers to the Holidays!

Vin De Matrix Winery: (130 N Center Avenue)

Forbes Trail Brewing Co. 112 Rosina (access on W Main)

Mel’s Restaurant & Bar (127 Patriot St.)


Join the Hunt for Santa's Elves and Be Entered to Win Big Prizes! The Game begins November 26!



Help! Santa’s Elves are playing a wild game of Hide and Seek in Uptown Somerset! We need to get them to Santa’s Sleigh by December 16.

  1. Find an Elf
  2. Scan the QR Code
  3. Enter your information & the Secret Code
  4. Find more elves! Every elf found and scanned gives you one entry to win! More elves = More chances to win!



  1. Bike by Bentz’s Bicycles (Winner announced November 30)
  2. Chromebook by Ridgeline Computer Solutions (Winner announced Dec 6.)
  3. Nintendo Switch by Memorial Highway Chevrolet (Winner announced Dec. 16)


no purchase necessary to be enterred, but we recommend shopping while you seek! Good Luck!

Click Here

During Light Up Somerset Parking is Free! There will be hundreds of spaces available to the public in local lots and on-street parking.

  • Somerset County Parking Garage on Fairview St.
  • Borough Parking Lot at 134 E Union St.
  • Somerset Trust Parking Lot- enter on Kimberly Avenue
  • Somerset Trust Parking Lot on Patriot St
  • Borough Lot at 126 W Patriot St. 
  • Borough Lot at 208 W Patriot St. 
  • Borough Lot behind PNC Bank
  • On Sidestreets ! 

Light Up Somerset is a town-wide event but for your GPS, we recommend putting in any of the parking lot addresses or 101 W Main St. Somerset PA 15501 once you arrive. 

We recommend staying at a partner hotel for the weekend! Our partners are

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites : 117 Tollage Road Somerset PA 15501
  • Somerset Hampton Inn : 324 Laurel Crest Rd. Somerset PA 15501
  • Somerset Circa 1800s

Thank You to our Shine Sponsors:

Memorial Highway Chevrolet Somerset
1st Summit Bank Logo
Thank You to Our Twinkle & Spark Sponsors:
Somerset Jaycees, Somerset VFW Post 554, Somerset Kiwanis Club, Somerset Lions Club, Rotary Club of Somerset