30 Christmas Events & Activities Happening In Wilmington (2022 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.)

Santa’s Workshop — Thursday, December 1, 6pm-7:30pm — Wilmington Town Hall

Wilmington Middle School Drama Club Presents ‘Elf: The Musical’ — Thursday, December 1, 7pm; Friday, December 2, 7pm; & Saturday, December 3, 1pm & 7pm — Wilmington Middle School

We’re One Wilmington’s Festival of Trees — Friday, December 2, 10am-9pm; Saturday, December 3, 9am-9pm AND Sunday, December 4, 11am-2pm — St. Dorothy’s Lower Hall

Santa Parade Day #1 — Saturday, December 3, 11am AND 1pm — Stops At Shawsheen Elementary School & North Intermediate School 

Wilmington Town Tree Lighting Ceremony — Saturday, December 3, 4pm-7pm

Santa Parade Day #2 — Sunday, December 4, 9am — Route All Around Town

Town Museum’s Annual Holiday Social — Sunday, December 4, 2pm-5pm — Harnden Tavern (430 Salem Street)

New England Brass Band’s Christmas Concert — Sunday, December 4, 3pm — Wilmington Congregational Church

Holiday Pet Food Drive For Wilmington Animal Food Pantry — Tuesday, December 6, 11am-7pm — EXIT Family First Realty

Senior Center Event: Senior Center’s Annual Holiday Party — Wednesday, December 7, 6pm — Tewksbury Country Club

Library Event: Storyteller Mark Binder’s A Holiday Present — Thursday, December 8, 7pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

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

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

Ice Sculpture Reveal — Saturday, December 10, 10am — Wilmington Town Common

Junior WOW’s Gingerbread Cookie Decorating  — Saturday, December 10, 1pm-3pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Christmas Party For Kids With Autism & Disabilities — Saturday, December 10, 2:30pm-7:30pm — Wilmington United Methodist Church

Christmas Food Drive — Saturday, December 10 & Sunday, December 11 — St. Thomas & St. Dorothy’s

Christmas Drive-By Toy Drive Food Drive — Sunday, December 11, 1pm-4pm — Tewksbury-Wilmington Elks

Toys For Toys Meet & Greet with Lucky Pro Wrestling — Sunday, December 11, 11:30am-1:30pm — West Real Estate (386 Main Street)

Library Event: Noel: A Classic Christmas Concert — Thursday, December 15, 2:30pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Senior Center Event: Cookie Swap — Friday, December 16, 10:30am — Wilmington Senior Center

Screening Of ‘The Polar Express’ — Friday, December 16, 6pm — Wilmington High School

Alternative Gift Fair — Monday, December 19, 11am-12pm — Wilmington United Methodist Church

Senior Center Event: WHS A Cappella Soundscape To Perform Christmas Carols At Senior Center — Tuesday, December 20, 1pm — Wilmington Senior Center

Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser — Tuesday, December 22, 2022, from 4pm to 8pm and Thursday, December 24, 2022, from 4pm to 7pm — Wilmington Dance Academy

Library Event: Family Gingerbread Houses — Wednesday, December 21, 3:45pm-4:45pm AND 6:30pm-7:30pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Library Event: A Celtic Christmas Concert — Thursday, December 22, 7pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Library Event: Family Movie Night: The Polar Express — Wednesday, December 28, 6:30pm — Wilmington Memorial Library

Other Christmas Activities In Wilmington:

Donate To Wilmington Senior Center’s Giving Tree

Donate To St. Thomas & St. Dorothy’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

See Christmas Lights Displays Around Town

What did I miss? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com. List will be updated throughout December.

(NOTE: Cover photo from Paul Oliver Photography.)

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