December 2 @ 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and we have exciting events planned to welcome the holiday season. Join us for an evening of ice sculpting, horse-drawn carriage rides, caroling, visits with Santa and UA’s tree lighting ceremony.
TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY: 7:30 pm
City of Upper Arlington’s Mayor leads the community in lighting the City’s holiday tree.
Horse-drawn carriage rides, visit with Santa, ice sculpting demonstrations, bonfire and S’mores.
Event is held rain or shine, although some activities may not be offered. Call 614-583-5345 day-of for weather updates.
Submissions to our Community Calendar
As a service to the community, the City hosts an online Community Calendar. We invite you to submit details of upcoming special events that are open to and promote government interests of the community at-large, as determined by the City of Upper Arlington.
To submit a calendar listing, please use this online form. We recommend that you submit items at least three months in advance, since we may include some community events in the City’s print and e-newsletters as space allows.
The City will not post routine items such as programs, club meetings or classes. The inclusion of a special event does not represent an endorsement from the City. The City reserves complete control of any event postings on the Community Calendar and has final approval authority over them. Community Calendar postings are not intended to, and do not, create a public or designated forum for private speech of any kind. The City reserves its right to refuse a submission.
Special Event Application Notice
The City has an application and permitting process in place for special events that require the use of City property and/or City logistical and planning support. This includes quarterly submission deadlines in advance of a planned event so that Staff have ample time to review all requests and manage its finite supply of equipment and staffing while balancing its support of longstanding community events with new and unique event proposals.
There is a $100 application fee.
2023 Event Planning Schedule
|For Events Held:||Application Deadline||Meeting Review Date|
|October 1 – December 31, 2022||July 18, 2022||August 3, 2022|
|January 1 – March 31||October 17, 2022||November 2, 2022|
|April 1 – June 30||January 17, 2023||February 3, 2023|
|July 1 – September 30||April 17, 2023||May 3, 2023|
|October 1 – December 31||July 17, 2023||August 2, 2023|
|January 1 – March 31, 2024||October 17, 2023||November 1, 2023|