2022 Tree Lighting Festival

Friday, November 25, 2022 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm

The City of Lake Oswego and Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce invite you to ring in the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting Festival! 2022 marks the 58th year of this time-honored tradition. Festivities take place at Millennium Plaza Park only this year, with extended hours of holiday music, a holiday marketplace, sweet treats and more! The celebratory lighting of the Millennium tree takes place at 6 p.m.

Schedule of Events:

  • 3-8pm:  Shopping with festive holiday vendors, meet and greet with Olaf and Cham-bear & reindeer visits from Timberview Farm Reindeer

  • 3-5pm:  Live ice carving demonstration from PDX Ice

  • 5-8pm:  Santa Claus arrives in style at 5pm with delivery from the Fire Department. Take your pic with the big guy in red!

  • 5-8pm:  Join our friends at the Police Department for the annual #YouandBlue Campaign and write a letter to Santa Claus to let him know you’ve been extra nice this year! Drop the letter in the red mailbox. Believers of all ages will receive a personal letter from the big guy in red! 

  • 5-8pm:  The Fire Department onsite for visits. 

  • 6pm:  Lighting of the Millennium tree.

Music Schedule: 


Santa Letters: Let Santa know you've been extra nice this year! Join the Police at the Tree Lighting from 5-8pm to write a letter to Kris Kringle and drop it in the red mailbox as part of the annual police community-building #YouandBlue campaign. Believers of all ages will receive a personal letter from the big guy in red! Make sure to print clearly so Santa knows all your wishes and include a return address too. Sample letters to print and decorate at home can be found at the bottom of this page on mobile or side when viewing from a computer. 

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Millennium Plaza Park
200 First Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97034