Bethany Village Tree Lighting & Holiday Market

Tuesday, Nov 29th | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for the 2022 Tree Lighting and Holiday Market!

Join us at the Bethany Village Plaza for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and first official Holiday Market!

This event is held each November in the Bethany neighborhood located near downtown Portland and Beaverton, Oregon.

Enjoy live performances, free pictures with Santa Claus, and shop seasonal treats and holiday gifts from local vendors and merchants.

Interested in being a vendor at the Tree Lighting and Holiday Market?  Email us at events@centralbethany.com to be added to our waitlist!

When is the Tree Lighting and Holiday Market?

This year, the Bethany Village Tree Lighting and Holiday Market will be held on Tuesday, November 29th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

The tree lighting countdown will start right at 5:30 PM, followed by the arrival of Santa Claus, and performances from local students attending Findley Elementary School and Westview High School.

The Holiday Market will feature 35+ local vendors and remain open for business for the duration of the event.

bethany village tree lighting and holiday market

Where is the Tree Lighting and Holiday Market?

This annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Market is held in Bethany Village located at:

4720 NW Bethany Boulevard Portland, OR 97229

Start your visit in the plaza located above the Bethany Village Fountain with the tree lighting countdown happening right at 5:30 PM. Then, get a free picture with Santa Claus in his holiday tent while enjoying performances from Findley Elementary Choir, Westview High School Choir, and Westview High School Band!

Don’t forget to fuel up during the visit! There are sweets and treats and food available from various small businesses within Bethany Village

Finally, take a stroll along NW Central Drive to enjoy browsing the 35+ vendors at the first official Holiday Market at Bethany Village. It’s a great opportunity to shop small and local and get a jump on holiday shopping!

bethany village tree lighting and holiday market

Safety Guidelines

Help keep the Bethany Village Tree Lighting and Holiday Market safe and welcoming to all.

Please follow the safety guidelines while attending the event.

If you see anything concerning during the events, please report it to an event volunteer who can be identified by their yellow safety vests.

Tree Lighting and Holiday Market Entertainment

Kick off the holiday season at Bethany Village with an evening filled with fun, music, food, and shopping!

Visit Santa Claus in his holiday tent for a free photo; enjoy performances from Findley Elementary Choir, Westview High School Choir, and Westview High School Band; and browse 35+ local small business vendors for great gifts and treats!

Photos with Santa Claus

Visit Santa Claus during the Bethany Village Tree Lighting and Holiday Market to share wishlists and take a free photo!

bethany village tree lighting and holiday market

Expectations and Rules:

  1. Santa will be arriving to his tent for photos right after the tree lighting countdown. He will be taking photos with kids and families until 8 PM.
  2. A photographer will not be provided. Families are responsible for bringing their own mobile devices or cameras to capture a photo with Santa.
  3. Please have phones or cameras ready and everyone in the group present and ready prior to reaching the front of the line. This helps to ensure the line moves continuously giving Santa a chance to meet everyone.
  4. Photos with Santa is open to all ages and people. Individuals and groups alike are welcome to come take a photo with Santa.

Live Performances from Local Youth

Enjoy live performances from local youth attending Findley Elementary and Westview High School. We are honored to keep up the tradition of having youth from nearby schools come and perform at our annual tree lighting event.