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holiday lights on a home in Somerville MA

This Saturday, December 15th, Somerville is hosting it’s Annual Illuminations Tour! This gives you the chance to see the city’s festive displays of holiday lights!! It is hosted each year by the Somerville Arts Council. It’s a chance for the people of Somerville to show off their holiday spirit and spread some holiday cheer!


Tours start promptly at 4:30pm and will be leaving from the Somerville High School Field House (81 Highland Ave). Additional tour times are as follows: 5:00, 5:45, 6:15, 7:00, 7:30, 8:15, 8:45 and 9:15. Multiple trolleys will be running with each scheduled time. There will also be coffee, hot chocolate and cookies to be enjoyed as well as craft activities and a performance by the Somerville Community Chorus. 


You can purchase tickets for this event at the Blue Cloud Gallery in Ball Square located at 713 Broadway. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children under 12 and seniors who are 62 and older. They will be accepting cash or check only. 


If a snow emergency is declared, which does not look likely with the current forecast, there is a snow day scheduled for Sunday December 16th.


So, what are you waiting for!? Get on over to the Blue Cloud Gallery and buy your tour tickets today! *Early tour times have already sold out*