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Port St. Lucie - Christmas Calendar of Events

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Port St. Lucie - Saturday November 19, 2022: The Holiday season is upon us, and Port St. Lucie has a variety of events for all to enjoy! Deck the season with all things merry by saving these dates for your friends and family. Join in the fun with these upcoming events:

Winter Wonderland Light Show

Dec. 1-31, 2022, 7-9 p.m.
Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984

Encounter the one-of-a-kind light and sound experience! Port St. Lucie Community Center is taking the lights to the street for this year’s Winter Wonderland Light Show. Synchronized to holiday music, six leaping arches provide a kaleidoscope of color and allow everyone to dance to their favorite tunes. Admission is free.

Festival of Lights
Frost ‘n Flannels

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, 2-10 p.m.
MIDFLORIDA Event Center
9221 SE Event Center Place
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Presented by PLM Construction. Join the City of Port St. Lucie Parks & Recreation Department for their annual holiday event that you definitely want to experience! The evening has nothing short of entertainment including a parade of lights, tree lighting ceremony, fireworks, food trucks, a midway carnival, arts and crafts. The fun continues when you dance the night away with live music from Burnt Biscuit and Randall Crawford Band. If you would like to register your vehicle for the Parade of Lights, email Paul Grives at pgrives@cityofpsl.com. The Holiday tree is sponsored by The Atlantic Palms at Tradition. Admission is free.

River Nights at Veterans Park at Rivergate

October-April
Second Thursday of the month
Dec. 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Live music by Derek Trull & Easy Street Band
Jan. 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Live music by Low Key Band
Feb. 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
The Veterans Park at Rivergate is located at 2200 SE Veterans Memorial Parkway, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

In the mood for a different kind of date night? Grab a comfortable chair, head to Veterans Park at Rivergate and listen to live music while gazing into the night sky. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Admission is free.

Pancakes with Santa (ages 2-5)

Friday, Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984

Visit Santa and tell him what special gift you would like this holiday season! Parents, bring your camera to take your child's picture with Santa. This special event is ideal for children ages 2 to 5. For a fee of just $9.50, kids will enjoy a hot pancake breakfast, holiday crafts, festive music and holiday fun! Preregistration is recommended.

Movie Night

Friday, Dec. 9, 6-8 p.m.
MIDFLORIDA Event Center
9221 SE Event Center Place
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Join the City of Port St. Lucie for an adventure on the North Pole Express Friday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. Bring your family in their pajamas and climb aboard as we watch The Polar Express movie under the stars with free popcorn and Kona Ice shaved ice cups, while supplies last.

Grab a blanket and be transported into an inspiring movie adventure based on the beloved children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. Guests are invited to arrive at the MIDFLORIDA Event Center (train depot), 9221 SE Event Center Place, by 5:30 p.m. to secure a seat. Outdoor movie begins at 6 p.m. Lawn chairs will be available. All seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This free movie night is brought to you by the Neighborhood Improvement and Community Engagement (NICE) Program. To learn more about this movie night, visit www.CityofPSL.com/NICE.

Special Populations Holiday Luncheon

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984

Our Special Populations Holiday Luncheon will feature festive music, lunch, desserts and a fun "Meet and Greet" with Santa. Ages 15 and older are welcome. Cost for caregivers and participants is $5 each.

PSL in Lights Party

Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, 6-9 p.m.
MIDFLORIDA Event Center
9221 Event Center Place
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Get into the festive mood under the stars with holiday music, trivia and prizes. See the best local light displays on the big screen! The dazzling night includes a festive pet costume contest, live music and dance performances, children’s activities, food trucks, cookies, cocoa, candy canes (while supplies last), and free photos with Santa himself! Presented by the City of Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie Cultural Alliance. Admission is free.

PSL in Lights Holiday Special

Sunday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.
City's Facebook page @CityofPSL and PSLTV (PSLTV is available on AT&T UVerse (Channel 99), Comcast (Channel 20) and Blue Stream Fiber (Channel 20).)

Tune in as the City takes viewers on a tour of 10 outrageous, over-the-top holiday lights and yard decorations. The homes featured in the show will be selected from contestants in the PSLinLights Holiday Contest. The special will also showcase all the holiday photo-op displays and City decorations (over 200,000 lights!). Throughout the show, viewers will also have the opportunity to win a $25 gift card during a live trivia contest!

Noche Buena

Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, 7-10 p.m.
Veterans Park at Rivergate
2200 SE Veterans Memorial Parkway
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Celebrate Hispanic culture with four-time Grammy award-winning musician Tomasito Cruz. Listen to Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Balada, Cumbia and more! Join us for live music, dancing under the stars, and food! Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the gate.

Holiday Lights at the Gardens (On select nights)

Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens
2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

The Holiday Lights at The Gardens free event will feature music, performers, food trucks and over 2,500 LED lights. There will be 17 LED ice sculpture trees and a 16-foot-tall LED round walkthrough ornament display for a memorable holiday photo. Free admission. Due to limited parking, please carpool when attending this event.

The festivities will bring Holiday joy and life-long memories. To learn more about our current listing of winter events, follow us on social media for updates and additional programming. Also, stay up to date on the full program lineup by visiting www.CityofPSL.com/Events.