Looking to get in to the Holiday spirit this December? Wellington has a whole host of fun, family activities scheduled for you and your loved ones throughout the month.
• Saturday, Dec. 5: Holiday Tree Lighting — Start your December festivities off with a Holiday Tree Lighting and concert on Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). The Tree Lighting occurs at 7 p.m. and will be followed with a concert by King Guys “The Cool Yule Band.”
• Sunday, Dec. 13: 32nd Annual Holiday Parade — The Wellington Holiday Parade, hosted by the Village of Wellington and the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce returns on Sunday, Dec. 13. The parade begins at 1:30 p.m. and winds its way down Forest Hill Blvd. from Wellington Trace to the Wellington Amphitheater.
• Saturday, Dec. 19: 25th Annual Children’s Holiday Fishing Classic — Grab your fishing tackle and get ready to reel in “the big one” at the Children’s Holiday Fishing Classic on Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Village Park front lake (11700 Pierson Road). This free fishing tournament is presented by the Village of Wellington, in conjunction with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. The tournament is open to all local children, ages 15 and younger. Registration opens at 8 a.m., and the tournament runs from 9 to 11 a.m. Awards and fish tales will follow.
• Saturday, Dec. 19: Winter Wonderland Holiday Show — On Saturday, Dec. 19, the Wellington Amphitheater will become the setting for an unforgettable holiday show. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature professional performers, singers, dancers and a whole cast of holiday characters. This year’s spectacular will be an unforgettable performance set to the theme of Disney’s Frozen. Character photo opportunities will be available at the end of the show.
• Sunday, Dec. 20: Fourth Annual Wellington Holiday 5K Run — The Wellington Holiday 5k Run returns to Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) on Sunday, Dec. 20. The race begins at 7 a.m. and participants are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to Wellington families in need as part of the annual Hometown Holiday Toy Drive. All participants will be provided with jingle bells to wear. For registration information, visit www.active.com.