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Lights on the River

December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Village of Owego sparkles with holiday spirit during this popular annual festival. Visitors are invited to enjoy an evening filled with family-friendly activities, including a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, strolling musicians, hundreds of decorated trees, carolers, live reindeer, ice carvers, an exciting, riverside fireworks show, and much more!


Get Framed mobile photo booth providing photos at various locations in Owego’s historic shopping district. Sponsored by Historic Owego Marketplace

Meet the Cast members from Ti-Ahwaga Community Players theatrical holiday tradition, “A Christmas Story” at Gallery 41, 41 Lake St

Send letters to Santa at the Black Cat Gallery, 190 Front St

O’Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Display at the Tioga County Historical Society, 110 Front St


Live reindeer! Stop to say hello to Santa’s herd at M & T Bank lot and learn all about them ✪

Ice Sculptures at the Gateway Deck, 200-204 Front St ✪

It’s a Wonderful Life outdoor movie at Tioga State, Sponsored by Tioga State Bank. Light Up balloons and popcorn by Historic Owego Marketplace. 18 Lake St parking lot.

Owego Dog Owners Group craft in front of the Black Cat Gallery, 190 Front St

Smokey Legends BBQ at the Elks Lodge, 223 Front St


Calvary’s Love of Owego serving coffee & hot chocolate

Conquistadors Drum & Bugle Corps bake sale in front of M&T Bank, 195 Front St

Family Enrichment Network will have Spin Art Ornaments at M&T Bank, 195 Front St

Johnsons Pools & Spas $1 Bake sale for Tioga County Rural Ministry, south side of the Courthouse Square

Owego Kiwanis Club serving hot cocoa & donuts in front of the John Barleycorn, 216 Front St

Owego Rotary Club serving hot cider in front of Riverow Bookshop, 187 Front St

Owego United Methodist Church will have popcorn and candy canes at the Courthouse Square

Tioga United Way serving fun light food treats

Veterans of Foreign Wars will have hot food & cider, VFW, 207

Main St


Owego Methodist Choir performance at the Courthouse monuments


News Radio WEBO Countdown for Christmas lights turned on by Santa, south side of the Courthouse Square


Juggler Will Stafford strolling downtown until 7pm ✪
Daphne Braden musical entertainment plus serving Back Alley Pig

specials indoors at the Owego Kitchen, 13 Lake St

The Offbeats will be performing live music at Carol’s Coffee & Art Bar, 177 Front St

Jim Overhiser musical entertainment at East of the Sun West of the Moon, 206 Front St.

Zion Lutheran Church School students performance at the Courthouse Square gazebo

OFA Band Quartets at the Goat Boy, 175 Front St


Visit Santa & Mrs Claus at the Elks Lodge, 223 Front St until 8pm. Photos by Michelle Cady ✪


TADA! Tioga Artistic Dance Academy holiday dance performance in front of Riverow Bookshop, 187 Front St


Calvary’s Love of Owego choir performance at the Post Office steps

OFA Chamber Singers roaming and pre-fireworks performance


FIREWORKS! Launched from Draper Park, Front St. Sponsored by Kevin’s Royal Automotive ✪

✪ Sponsored by Historic Owego Marketplace and made possible, in part, with funding from the Floyd Hooker Foundation


December 1, 2017
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Historic Village of Owego Shopping District
Owego, NY 13827 United States + Google Map