Family Fun

Family Fun


Photos with Santa

1pm to 3pm / JFK Plaza
Come get your holiday family photo taken with the star of the North Pole himself!  Keep in mind that this is Santa's busy season - he has to close the line promptly! 
*Please note: Cost is $1 per photo.

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Holiday Art Exploratory

1pm to 3:30pm / Lowell Makes, 115 Merrimack Street
Take home some sparkle from the Lowell City of Lights parade by making your own sparkly snowflake! 


Bob Riordan's Magic Show

1pm & 2pm (Two Shows) - 175 Merrimack Street (Welles Emporium)
These 40-45 minute shows will wow everyone in the family.  Get there early to get a good seat! Learn more about Bob's great performances by visiting

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Holiday Craft Market

Friday & Saturday - 2pm to 9pm / Lucy Larcom Park
Enjoy locally made arts and crafts, holiday foods and more.



Pony Rides and Petting Zoo

2pm to 4pm / JFK Plaza   
Kids and parents alike will love Pony Rides and Petting Zoos! Our ponies will gladly take you on a stroll in the plaza, and can each carry 2 children. 
*Please note: Cost is $2 per ride

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Holiday Songs and Singalongs

3:30 to 5:30pm / JFK Plaza View Stand
Enjoy traditional and contemporary singalongs