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Date:
November 19, 2022
Time:
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Town Green Park
Address:
2099 Lake Robbins Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Contact:
281-210-3800
Email:
Cost:
FREE
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40th Annual Lighting of the Doves Festival

Saturday, November 19, 2022


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The Lighting of the Doves Festival is a long-standing tradition in The Woodlands that signifies the start of the holiday season in the community. Symbolizing peace during the holidays, the ceremonial illumination of the giant doves has attracted thousands of visitors each year. 

The Festival includes traditional and international performances, showcasing the cultural diversity of The Woodlands and holiday traditions celebrated around the world. Featuring snow play areas, vendor booths, children’s activities and strolling entertainment, Lighting of the Doves culminates with a special appearance by Santa Claus arriving by sleigh down The Woodlands Waterway and a dazzling fireworks display.


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Festival Activities 
Balloon Art - Free
Craft Activities with The Woodlands Children's Museum - Free (while supplies last)
Face Painting - Free
Live Entertainment on 2 Stages 
Strolling Entertainment

Snow Play Areas and Snow Slides - $5 wristband required for access. Wristbands can be purchased onsite at the event with cash or credit card. Please be advised if paying with cash, change will not be available. 


Schedule of Events*
Celebration Stage 

3 to 5 p.m. - Stage Performances TBD
5 p.m. - Live Music by Level One Band (Motown/Funk)
7 p.m. - Holiday Greetings, Santa's Arrival, Lighting of the Doves & Fireworks 
8 p.m. - Event Concludes 

Festival Stage
3 to 7 p.m. - Stage Performances TBD
7 p.m. - Stage Dark for Santa Festivities at Celebration Stage

*All times and entertainment subject to change.


Vendors 
Concessions will be available for purchase onsite. Vendors may accept either cash or credit.

Interested in being a vendor?
Vendor Applications are due Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Download the 2022 Vendor Application & Agreement


Parking
Free parking will be available at the orange, yellow, blue and white lots at 2002 Timberloch Place. Other designated parking areas include the Town Center Parking garage and Gold Lot and surface lot at the southeast corner of Lake Robbins and Six Pines Drive. 

ADA parking is available in the Green Lot off Riva Row and Timberloch Place. Guests must have a valid placard or plate for access to this parking lot.


Coolers, picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted. Glass is prohibited. 


 

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Sponsorship Opportunities
Please contact 
specialevents@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov for information.
 
For the most up to date information on the day of the event, including weather updates or postponement of any kind, please follow The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Facebook page.


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