Christmas Tree Lighting

The City of Nampa

invites the community to kick off the holiday season 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

Christmas Market 
Vendors, Entertainment & Food!

12-5 p.m.
Lloyd Square, Downtown Nampa

Carriage Rides & "Selfie with Santa"

3-5 p.m.
Lloyd Square, Downtown Nampa

Christmas Tree Lighting

5:15 p.m. Entertainment begins

6:00 p.m. Lights On!

Make a day of it in
Downtown Nampa


Learn more on their Facebook @downtownnampa

After the tree lighting, enjoy dinner at one of the many downtown restaurants!

This year the City of Nampa is expanding the tree lighting festivities to include a Christmas Market in Lloyd Square (12-5pm)! We will have a select number of spots to fill Lloyd Square's "long building" which will have a beautiful country market feel (inside space). We are also looking for a couple awesome food truck vendors!
If you're interested in participating, please COMPLETE THIS VENDOR FORM and email to asap!

Mrs. Claus will be reading Christmas stories at the Nampa Public Library at 1 p.m. and a limited number of RESERVED passes for the free carriage rides will be available at the story time.

There will also be a variety of entertainment in Lloyd Square and we still have a few spots available! 

READY TO PERFORM? We are also looking for groups who would like to share holiday-friendly entertainment with the community. Email or call (208) 565-5256 with questions. 

Carriage rides (3-5pm) in Lloyd Square, free (Sponsored by Downtown Nampa Business Improvement District and City of Nampa)
"Selfie with Santa" (3-5 pm) in Lloyd Square's main building, free

Tree Lighting Entertainment will begin at 5:15pm in front of the Nampa Train Depot
Tree Lighting at 6pm!
Santa Claus may also make an appearance!

Thank you to sponsors for our tree lighting (scroll down) as well!

Don't forget SHOP SMALL SATURDAY is also November 30...there will be lots of great deals and you won't want to miss an opportunity to experience Downtown Nampa!

Thank you to the Nampa Development Corporation for allowing FREE PARKING in the Downtown Garage by the Nampa Public Library all day!

Amy Bowman, Communications Manager
(208) 565-5256 desk
(208) 697-1414 cell

tree lighting Sponsor Recognition




D.L. Evans Bank


Asset Protection Group | Borders Equine Clinic
Treasure Wellness Counseling and Training Center


Idaho Press | Ford Idaho Center | Nampa Civic Center


Enjoy free parking in the Downtown Garage all day November 30, located at the corner of 11th Avenue South and 3rd Street South.

It's only a short four minute walk from the library to the festivities outside the Canyon County Historical Society Museum/Nampa Train Depot.

Copyright Lawrence Manning Hill Street Studios Christmas 2017Above photo by Lawrence Manning of Hill Street Studios from the 2017 Christmas Tree Lighting; photo used with permission.

Lawrence is a commercial and fine art photographer in downtown Nampa. He and his partner Betty Mallorca (a painter), are the owners of Hill Street Studios, specializing in commercial photography. Invested in the revitalization of downtown Nampa, they work on an array of projects including: documenting local volunteerism and community service groups; a mural on the Elks Lodge wall; trains and graffiti...and crows.

To see their commercial portfolio, please visit
Lawrence's fine art can be seen on Instagram:
Betty's website: