Barrington's Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting Ceremony
- Date: 12/01/2018 10:00 AM - 4:59 PM
Trolley & Schedule of Events
On Saturday, December 1, park once and enjoy FREE activities all day! FREE TROLLEY is sponsored by Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce, Barrington Bank & Trust, Wickstrom Auto Group, Heinen’s Grocery Store, Norton’s USA, Ice House Mall, the Foundry, and the Village of Barrington.
TROLLEY STOPS: Trolley Route Begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.
Cook & Main Trolley leaves on the hour; travels to Ice House Mall
Ice House Mall Leaves at 12 min. past the hour; travels to Shops on Lageschulte
Lageschulte St. Leaves at 24 min. past the hour; travels to the Foundry
The Foundry Leaves at 36 min. past the hour; travels to the White House
White House Leaves at 48 min. past the hour; travels back to Cook & Main
Timeline of Events: Saturday, December 1, 2018
10:00 a.m. Trolley begins its loop at Village Center (Cook & Main)
10:00 a.m. Candy Cane Festival & Petting Zoo Begins at Foundry
10:15 a.m. Santa arrives at Foundry until 12:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. Winter Wonderland at Ice House Mall Begins
11:00 a.m. Interactive story hour with Mrs. Claus and Nutcracker
performance at Ice House Mall (11:30 a.m.)
11:00 a.m. Magical Reindeer Lane on Lageschulte begins
11:00 a.m. Home for the Holidays begins at Barrington’s White House;
docent tours of the mansion; family photos by the tree;
12:00 p.m. Holiday Parade of Characters at Ice House Mall; Santa arrives
at Ice House Mall until 3:00 p.m. Free cookies & milk
1:00 p.m. Free carriage rides & activities in Village Center until 5:00 p.m.;
free cookies & hot chocolate from Heinen’s
1:30 p.m. Special event at Norton’s USA
1:30 p.m. Magical holiday music by Suzuki Strings at Ice House Mall
3:30 p.m. Santa arrives at Norton’s USA until 4:45 p.m.
4:00 p.m. BHS Madrigal Singers sing in Village Center
5:00 p.m. Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony in Village Center
5:15 p.m. Santa arrives on the Fire Truck; Santa visits on South Cook
Street until 6:30 p.m.