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Hensville Tree Lighting & Light Show

Hensville Park

4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Kick off the holiday season at the Hensville Tree Lighting Ceremony: Saturday, November 23

Cue the Music… Deck the street with thousands of lights! FALALALA LALALALA!!! A Toledo holiday tradition returns, and it is bigger and better than ever! Get ready for Hensville Lights!

Be there on Saturday, November 23 as Hensville Lights transform St. Clair Street, between Monroe and Washington Streets, into a magical holiday treat for the 2019 holiday season. Hensville Lights is presented by Toledo Edison, Lexus of Toledo and IBEW Local 245, and supported by NSG Group and WTOL.

Two-hundred thousand twinkling lights bring to life the buildings along St. Clair. Adding to festive atmosphere is the Hensville Park Christmas tree standing 45 feet tall lit with more than 10,000 lights and a special dancing light show synced to music on the Fleetwood’s building.

The lighting ceremony festivities begin at 4 p.m. on November 23. It includes Santa Claus, family-friendly entertainment and activities plus performances by Toledo School for the Arts, Nye Dance Productions, and a special joint performance from the Ottawa Hills, Waite and Perrysburg High School American Sign Language Clubs. The Hensville Tree Lighting and Light Show will be hosted by DJ Ey from BookthatDJ.

The 200,000 dancing Hensville Lights and the 45’ tree will be turned on at 6 p.m-- —get ready to oooo, aaahhhhh, and cheer! The event is free and open to the public. Come early for dinner and drinks at Fleetwood’s Tap Room and Holy Toledo Tavern. Restaurants will feature holiday specials, hot chocolate bars (with spiked hot chocolate) and more!
The fun continues at the Huntington Center as the Toledo Walleye take on Kalamazoo at 7:15 p.m.

Hensville Lights will shine from Saturday, November 23 through Sunday, January 5 with events and activities happening downtown through the new year! 


Enjoy Hensville Lights before or after these great downtown events. Take it all in with dinner and drinks at Fleetwood’s Tap Room or Holy Toledo! Tavern HERE

Also on Saturday


Walleye Game

Walleye vs. Wings
Huntington Center
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
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Live Music/Concerts

Jeff Stewart
Fleetwood's Tap Room
9 p.m. - 12 a.m.