40 Christmas Events & Activities Happening In Wilmington (2018 Edition)

WILMINGTON, MA — It’s the most wonderful time of year, Wilmington! Below is a roundup of Christmas and holiday events and activities happening in town over the next month.

Christmas Events In Wilmington:

(Listed chronologically. Click on each listing for details.)

We’re One Wilmington’s Festival of Trees — Saturday, December 1, 9am-9pm AND Sunday, December 2, 9am-3pm — Villanova Hall

Wilmington Town Tree Lighting Ceremony — Saturday, December 1, 5:30pm

Friends of the Wilmington Library’s Book Store Next Door’s Holiday Open House — Saturday, December 1, 4pm-7pm — Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue)

Breakfast with Santa — Sunday, December 2, 8:30am-10am AND 10:30am-noon — Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall

Alternative Gift Fair — Sunday, December 2, 9am-12:30pm, 2pm-4pm; Sunday, December 9, 9am-12:30pm; Sunday, December 16, 9am-12:30pm — Wilmington United Methodist Church

May Center School’s Holiday Craft Fair — Sunday, December 2, 11am-4pm — May Center School (50 Concord Street)

Toys For Toys Meet & Greet with Bruins Hall-Of-Famer Rick Middleton — Sunday, December 2, 1pm-3pm — West Real Estate (386 Main Street)

Town Museum’s Annual Holiday Social — Sunday, December 2, 1pm-4pm — Harnden Tavern (430 Salem Street)

Wilmington Farmers Market: Holiday Market — Sunday, December 2, 2pm-4pm — Wilmington United Methodist Church

New England Brass Band’s Christmas Concert — Sunday, December 2, 3pm — Wilmington Congregational Church

Library Event: Nutcracker Reading & Performance — Monday, December 3, 6:30pm-7:30pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Wilmington Recreation Department Trip: Christmas Amore — Tuesday, December 4, 10:30am-5pm — Bus Departs From & Returns To Town Common Parking Lot

Library Event: Winter Wreath Workshop — Wednesday, December 5, 2pm-3:45pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Senior Center Event: Senior Center’s Annual Holiday Party — Wednesday, December 5, 6:30pm-9:30pm — Tewksbury Country Club

Senior Center Event: Gingerbread House Making For Seniors with High School Students — Thursday, December 6, 1pm-2:30pm — Wilmington Senior Center

Santa’s Workshop — Thursday, December 6, 6pm-7:30pm — Wilmington Town Hall

Library Event: Gingerbread House Making For Teens & Adults — Thursday, December 6, 6:30pm-8:30pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Breakfast with Mrs. Claus — Saturday, December 8, 9am — Wilmington United Methodist Church

Deming Way’s Christmas Craft Fair — Saturday, December 8, 9am-2pm — Deming Way

Sole Sisters’ Winter SOLEstice 5K — Saturday, December 8, 10am — Wilmington Town Common

Boston Metro Hi-Railers Holiday Open House — Saturday, December 8, 10am-4pm — 5 Waltham Street

Santa Parade — Sunday, December 9, 8am-4pm — Includes Stops At Shawsheen Elementary School, Town Hall, Woburn Street School, & North Intermediate School 

Library Event: David Polansky Family Holiday Singalong — Monday, December 10, 6:30pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Senior Center Event: Ugly Sweater Day — Thursday, December 13, 1pm-3pm — Wilmington Senior Center

Library Event: Holiday Concert with John & Chris Boehmer — Thursday, December 13, 7pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Photos with Santa — Saturday, December 15, 2018, noon-2pm — Sprint Store (260 Main Street, Wilmington Plaza)

Wilmington Community Chorus’s Holiday Concert — Saturday, December 15, 4pm — Wilmington Arts Center (219 Middlesex Avenue)

Blue Christmas Service — Sunday, December 16, 2018, 4pm — Wilmington United Methodist Church

Library Event: Family Gingerbread Houses — Monday, December 17, 3:45pm AND 7pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Library Event: Holiday Story Time — Tuesday, December 18, 10am — Wilmington Memorial Library

Senior Center Event: Holiday Cookie Swap — Wednesday, December 19, 1pm — Wilmington Senior Center

Attend A Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Service

Wilmington Sons Of Italy Christmas Dinner with “The Singing Trooper” — Saturday, December 29, 6pm — Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks

Other Christmas Activities In Wilmington:

Donate To Wilmington Senior Center’s Giving Tree

Donate To Wilmington Fire Department’s Toys For Wilmington Children Drive

Donate To Wilmington Community Fund’s Adopt A Family Holiday Program

Donate To We’re One Wilmington’s Holiday Gift Program For Families In Need

Buy A Christmas Tree From Wilmington United Methodist Church Or Wilmington’s Boy Scouts Troop 56

Buy This Year’s Ornament From Wilmington Community Fund

Win A Holiday Wreath Raffle At Wilmington Library

Hire Wilmington High School’s Soundscape To Sing You A Christmas Song

See The Christmas Lights Display On Freeport Drive — Sundays to Thursdays, 4:30pm to 9:30pm, Fridays & Saturdays, 4:30pm to 10:30pm

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(NOTE: Cover photo from Paul Oliver Photography.)

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