Christmas in Bedford

December in Bedford is such a festive and magical place!  There are brightly colored lights, beautifully placed decorations, and fun-filled activities for the whole family that are sure to make memories.  There’s also an array of shops and restaurants that line the streets of our Centertown district with holiday specials that are sure to please everyone!

Scroll through our page below and mark your calendar for all of these December events!

Bedford’s Annual Christmas Parade

“Whimsical, Merry and Bright”


Bedford’s Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11 am.  The rain date will be December 3rd.  


Register to be in the parade now!  The deadline for all entries is November 24th.

Please click below to download a copy of the registration to participate in our parade through Bedford!

 Christmas Parade Application 2017 (4)

Or, click here and you can APPLY ONLINE.  Once your application is submitted, you will receive and online invoice through your email.

Christmas Parade Online Application

 Christmas Parade Rules  with Parade Route

Public Road Closure Notice

Don’t miss our other events in December !  Click here for a print out of all fun happenings through out the month!       December Events Flyer2

Click the link to keep watch on our FB page and we’ll be posting shops and restaurants events and specials!  Centertown Bedford Facebook

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY :  December 1st at 6:30pm, located at the Centertown Park.  Music and performances by the talented dancers of LeeAnne Ashley Studio of Dance.  Santa will also be making an appearance!  Our Centertown Christmas Tree has been generously donated by Bedford Lowe’s.  A huge THANK YOU to Lowe’s for their contribution to our town!

SANTA LAND  :   December 1st, 8th and 15th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm, located inside Meraki Artworks (111 South Bridge Street, Bedford).  Bring the kids to meet Santa Claus and have their pictures taken!

CARRIAGE RIDES  :  December 1st, 8th and 15th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, located at the Bedford Farmer’s Market.  **  There will be face painting, artisan vendors, a dessert vendor and hot drinks!  “Karen’s Karolers” will be joyfully caroling at the Farmer’s Market and throughout each of these Friday nights!







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