Festival of Lights

Horse and Carriage

Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 2

Third Annual Celebration – To welcome in the holiday season and Santa Claus!

Letter from the organizers


  • Pancake Breakfast with Santa: 8am-11am, PV Fire House
  • G.E.Masten Feeds Santa Paws: 10am-1pm, $7 donation proceeds go to Guiding Eyes for the Blind Pet photos with Santa
  • Holiday Cookie & Craft Sale: 10am-3pm, PV Town Hall, hosted by Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • Twinkling Lights Chili Cook-Off & Bake Sale: 12pm-2pm, PV Fire House, $5 donation to taste test and receive wrist band, baked goods from PV Ladies Auxiliary
  • Readings of the Polar Express: 11am & 1pm, PV Library
  • Parade: Line-up starts at 5:30pm, parade kicks off at 6:30pm
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas: Read by Penny Hickman and special visitor Santa Claus
  • Music from The Wolf: DJs from 94.3, 97.3 will be on site
  • Local Food Vendors
  • Hot Cocoa and Cookies


Parade of vehicles decorated with lights and music – vehicles may be floats, cars, trucks, tractors. If you are interested in participating, please register online at PVRec.com.

Float line-up begins at 5:30pm on Niagara Road (Poughkeepsie side). The Parade kicks off at 6:30pm.

Parade Route: Niagara Road to Main Street, passing the Town Hall and Mill Site, turning onto Quaker Road. Walkers can then head to the Fire House parking lot for the festivities.

Share with Others


  • Recreation Office – Sandy Coe, 266-9222
  • Fire House – Ray Broas, 635-9350 x116


  • PV Lions Club
  • PV Rotary
  • PV Historical Society
  • PV Fire Department
  • PV Recreation Department
  • PTA Volunteers
  • HVFCU Volunteers