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Date: November 17th, 2023 - January 13th, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM until 8:30 PM

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us, and Hey Day Market is thrilled to introduce a brand-new community tradition: HEY DAY HOLIDAY!

 It's time to gather your loved ones, bundle up, and immerse yourselves in all things merry and bright! Join on the Greenspace outside of Hey Day Market for a fun and festive winter season every day from 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from November 17th to January 13th. 

They are bringing the most magical of holiday festivities to Auburn with a 24 ft Christmas Tree and an ice skating rink on our expansive Greenspace. This event will be fun and festive and open for all to enjoy during the winter season!


Skating Rink Grand Opening 

November 17th from 12:00 - 8:30 P.M. | Hey Day Market Greenspace

The Grand opening of the ice skating rink will be on November 17th at 12:00 a.m. on the Hey Day Market Greenspace. You won't want to miss the grand opening of the ice skating rink! Tickets are $13 for children under 12 years old and $20 for adults. Your ticket includes skate rentals and one hour of skating! Click here to reserve your tickets. 


Break the Ice with Auburn University's Club Hockey Team 

November 17th at 5:30 p.m. | Hey Day Market Greenspace

Be sure to join Hey Day Market for the Opening Day as the AU Club hockey team plays a quick pawn game to warm up the ice. Grab a poster, snag an autograph, and take a photo to remember this fun occasion! 


Lighting of the Christmas Tree

November 24th at 5:30 p.m. | Hey Day Market Greenspace

A heartwarming tradition awaits the lighting of Hey Day's majestic 24ft Christmas Tree! Witness as the lights twinkle to life, illuminating the night and kicking off the best time of the year!


Gingerbread Village Reveal 

December 3rd from 12:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center

Come experience the largest Gingerbread Village in East Alabama at the Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center. Over 10 Gingerbread Buildings are on display in the pre-function foyer for guests to admire. The Gingerbread Village will be unveiled right after the Auburn Christmas Parade and will remain on display until New Year's Day. The Gingerbread Village will go live at 3:00 p.m.


Christmas Caroling 

December 3rd from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. | Hey Day Market Greenspace

Join Hey Day Market in their holiday festivities with Christmas Caroling! Before the downtown Auburn Christmas parade begins at 2 p.m., get in the holiday spirit with Christmas Caroling in the Hey Day Market.


Santa Claus Visit

December 9th, 16th, and 23rd from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Hey Day Market Greenspace

Join Hey Day Market in their holiday festivities with a visit from Santa Claus! Bring your cameras and Christmas cheer to meet the big man in red from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.


Snow Fall Everyday

Daily at 5:00 p.m. | Hey Day Market Greenspace

Enjoy a touch of winter wonder every evening! Starting November 17th, grab a drink and look up as snow begins to fall, then pop into the market for dinner and make it a special night! 


Ice Skating Rink 

Every day from 12:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Hey Day Market Greenspace

The ice skating rink will be open from 12:00 to 8:30 p.m. on the Hey Day Market Greenspace daily! This is certainly something you will not want to miss this holiday season. Click here to reserve your tickets. 


Looking for more holiday activities? Look no further! We're making spirits bright here in Auburn-Opelika with a full list of holiday festivities for you and your family to enjoy! From parades to 5Ks to one of the largest gingerbread villages in the Southeast, there's something for every crew. Click here to see the full list of holiday happenings in Auburn-Opelika.