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Visit the historic streets of German Village to discover a world of lights and holiday magic. Village Lights is the holiday-kickoff experience in German Village, is Sunday, December 5, from 5-9 p.m.

Follow the luminaries from shop to shop as you begin checking off your holiday gift list. Our businesses are open late with holiday specials and you’ll find festive surprises around every corner.

Kick off your shopping at StrietzelMarkt just outside the German Village Society. You’ll find vendors, music and more.

Don’t miss greeting Santa and his elves at the Actors’ Theatre Schiller Amphitheater stage!

Santa will be on hand for storytelling and photos!

5:45 The Globe School: Santa’s Singing Elves Performance 6:00 Santa Arrives, photos begin.7:00 Story Time With Santa8:00 Story Time With Santa9:00 Line for Santa Closes

MAP out all your stops! Check out what all the participating business are offering!




December 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - December 5, 2021 @ 9:00 pm


German Village Neighborhood Columbus, OH 43206 United States


German Village Business Community
(614) 221-8888 | rlewellen@germanvillage.com