Sno*pelika Christmas Festival and Tree Lighting Event

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Courthouse Square / Railroad Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801
P: 334.745.4861
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Date: November 30th, 2021
Time: 4:30 PM until 7:00 PM

Opelika’s official kick-off event for the Christmas season will be at Courthouse Square on Tuesday, November 30, at 4:30 p.m. This is a free event for all! This is an annual community event that kicks off the Christmas season in Opelika with artificial snowfall and tree lighting. Hundreds of local citizens attend to kick off the Christmas season. The purpose of the event is to bring Christmas cheer to Opelika and is in line with the City of Opelika’s initiative to become a Christmas destination.

Snopelika will be a winter wonderland festival from 4:30 - 7 p.m. including a tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m as artificial snow falls throughout courthouse square. The Opelika Chamber is accepting vendors to participate during the event. Business owners and organizations can apply by completing an application here. The event will conclude with the Opelika High School marching band leading the community from Courthouse Square to the Opelika Christmas Tree at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Fuller and City Council will share a Christmas story before the official tree lighting.