Plymouth’s 2022 Hometown Holiday Celebration is Dec 4-6

          Yes, Plymouth’s Parade and festivities will be held again this year.   Santa insists!   Three days of events to share with your family and friends, right here in Plymouth.     Find the details on our Facebook page “Plymouth’s Hometown Holiday Celebration”, and share it.  Then, invite your friends and relatives to come for a visit on the weekend of Dec 5th to enjoy a great Plymouth tradition.          
     This year promises some great entertainment at PSU’s Silver Center for the Arts.   Friday, Dec 2, at 10:30 AM, PSU’s Staff Senate begins its 14th Annual Festival of Trees, a raffle for beautifully decorated trees on display in the main lobby.  Check  their facebook page at  At 7 PM  “Full of Cheer” is a free one hour A Cappella Winter Concert provided by PSU’s Mixed Emotions and Lower Voice student groups. They are always great!
   On Saturday, Dec 3,  Silver Center hosts a fun family Holiday Concert from  2-4PM. Buy tickets online at or call 603-536-2787. Kids are free,   Afterwards, gather among the Festival of Trees for delicious holiday cookies and hot cocoa.  The Festival of Trees will be open all day Saturday, closing at 8PM..
    Saturday, Dec 3, is a very busy Celebration day.  Plymouth Recreation starts the day with their annual Jingle Bell 5k Fun Run and Walk at 8AM.    Then from 11AM to 2:30, the Bridge House holds its annual Kids Cookie Walk at the Senior Center. Tables will be laden with cookies for sale and, for the kids, there’s cookie creation, holiday face painting and a visit with Mrs Claus. 
     From 4-5 PM, many Main Street establishments will be offering their hospitality for warming and treats. At 4:30, Master of Ceremonies Tim Keefe leads us in holiday songs and fun on the Common.   And at 5 PM, it’s the Parade!!!!  Prior year’s parades have bustled with brightly lit floats, bands, a “wrecker train”, decorated walking groups, a Chinese dragon, decked out animals, dance troupes, and, of course, Santa.  What will this year bring?   Will you be in the parade?  We can’t wait to see. Registration is free, and there’s still plenty of time.  Visit to register.
    After the parade, Santa will visit with the kids at the Senior Center.  For the twelfth year, Alex Ray and the Rotarians will be hosting their “Chill-buster” barbeque next a huge Bonfire across from the Senior center on Green Street.  Come and enjoy this great Christmas Season sendoff!    
      On Sunday, skate for free with Santa at the PSU ice arena from 12-2 PM (Note the new time).  Santa will be on the ice for visiting and for photo opportunities. Free skates are available thanks to PSU.
            Visit the Plymouth Rotary Foundation Website at for event details.  Or, contact Marcie Gowen at 236-9121 ( or Steve Rand at 236-6587 for paper forms.  Registration period ends Friday Dec 2nd
     We thank the many local businesses and individuals who have made funding of the Celebration possible by becoming sponsors of the Plymouth Rotary Foundation, which proudly sponsors the Holiday Celebration and funds it.  Additional contributions are welcome and possible at the Website or by Checks “Plymouth Rotary Foundation- Parade” Mail contributions to:  Marcie Gowen,  Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank, 7 Town West Road, Plymouth NH  03264.   Thank you for your support. We’ll see you at the Parade!