Annual 2021 Holiday Lighting Ceremony Event Schedule: 
6:00 pm - Washington Park, Downtown Sandusky


Introductions - Susan Sartor, Council Representative
Welcome - Dick Brady, City Commission President
2021/2022 Best Hometowns Presentation - Lute Harmon, Jr., President &
Publisher of Ohio Magazine
Dedication Prayer - Pastor Eric L. Bodenstab, Zion Lutheran Church
Sandusky High School Brass Choir - Mr. Josh Barringer, Director
Countdown to Lights

6:30 pm
Santa's Arrival 


7:00 pm
Sandusky High  School Keynotes and Bell Choir - Carrie Hill-Leech, Director

The following events will take place in the park following Santa's arrival:
  • Refreshments & Cookies - served by the Salvation Army at the corner of Columbus and Washington Street
  • Merry-Go-Round Museum - open from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm FREE ADMISSION to the museum with carousel rides available for $1.00
  • Follett House Open House - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Visit the museum in its Christmas splendor; FREE ADMISSION
  • The Red Popcorn Wagon, Gyro Cart, Kelli's Kettlecorn, Funnel Cakes, Dough-in-Crazy, and Gram's Goodies will be available to purchase food items.