Christmas in the Square 2013 - December 6th & 7th

Christmas in the Square Overview
Events & Entertainment - Christmas in the Square

31th Annual Christmas in the Square

Friday & Saturday, Dec. 6th & 7th



Due to Weather, Most Friday Night activities have been rescheduled to Friday, December 13th.

Festival Of Trees Will Proceed As Scheduled on Friday, December 6th at the Hingham Community Center, 4:00 - 8:00 pm.


All Saturday Activities Will Proceed As Scheduled


The Hingham Downtown Association keeps Hingham’s holiday traditions alive with the 31th annual Christmas in the Square.

Come celebrate the joys of the season with us!
Bring family and friends to the Square for traditional holiday merriment - music, crafts for kids, caroling in the street, horse-drawn hayrides & more. Friday night Santa arrives along with live music and the Festival of Trees. Continue the festivities on Saturday with a day of shopping in downtown Hingham Square with tons of kids activities, horse-drawn hayrides, music, and more. Hope to see you there!

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Christmas in the Square - Friday Schedule
Events & Entertainment - Christmas in the Square

Friday, December 6th 2013




Due to Weather, Most Friday Night activities have been rescheduled to Friday, December 13th.

All Saturday Activities Will Proceed As Scheduled


Christmas in the Square is generously sponsored by:
The Hingham Institution for Savings
Hingham Institution for Savings
The Hingham Downtown Associationhda







Santa Arrives

Santa will arrive riding on top of a fire truck, look for him as he comes down Main Street and enters the Square.  Pictures with Santa will be on the corner of Main and South shortly after.


Main Street
(near Brewed Awakenings)

6 to 8pm

Holiday Musical Performances

A variety of holiday acts including performances by:


Derby Academy
St. Paul's
South & Main
South Shore Conservatory Quartet
Maria Farden Driscoll & Joe Miccarelli on Keyboard
Amanda Daly Berman

Stage on South/Main

6 to 8pm

Peppermint Sticks & Glow Sticks/Bands

For sale, proceeds support The Hingham Downtown Association and allow us to put on Christmas in the Square.


In front of:
Coldwell Banker
Noble's Camera
La Petite Maison


5:00 to 8pm

13th Annual Festival of Trees

A magical display of decorated trees generously provided by businesses and individuals.  Silent auction put on by the Hingham Mothers' Club (HMC), proceedes will support the HMC Scholarship Fund and Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore (headquartered in Hingham).


Hingham Community Center

77 South St.

6 to 8pm

Balloon Man

Come see Lou the Balloon Man at William Raveis Real Estate.


William Raveis
40 North Street
6 to 8pm

 “Small Square Still-Lifes" 2013 Holiday Show 

South Street Gallery’s annual Holiday Show will again showcase the work of many local and regional artists.  The focus of this show is to offer small paintings at prices that are effectively priced for Holiday presents. All displayed paintings will be either 6”x6” or 8”x8”.  The show will feature paintings by invited artists, each submitting only one painting.  

South Street Gallery

149 South St.


5:20, 5:50
6:15, 7:10

Make your own SNOW with Gary Nisbet!

Kids of all ages will enjoy helping make these magical snow shows with.  Times: 5:20, 5:50, 6:15, 7:10


Main St Tunnelcap

6 to 8pm

Fried Dough

Patti's Place will be making fried dough!

Patti's Place
37 Main Street


6 to 8pm

Face Painting / Pictures with Frosty the Snowman

Free kids face painting and pictures with Frost the Snowman by Bright Horizons.

Main Street
(near Carolann's)

6 to 8pm

Mrs. Claus at Old Derby 

Mrs. Claus will meet with Hingham children starting at 6 p.m. Christmas decorations, hot cider and treats will abound at Old Derby.  Upstairs in the ballroom, families can watch two holiday favorites,“A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “Frosty the Snowman” while enjoying popcorn and cider. All in the soft glow of the Derby Christmas tree.

Old Derby Academy    

34 Main St.



 6 to 8pm

Mrs. Claus' Warming Station

Come warm your fingers and your toes!  Enjoy a cup of one of Santa’s favorite soups and sip on Mrs. Claus’ famous Hot Chocolate or Hot Cider.  Be sure to say hello to me too! Love, Mrs. Claus"

 First Baptist Church

85 Main St.





Christmas in the Square - Saturday Schedule
Events & Entertainment - Christmas in the Square

Saturday, December 7th 2013




Due to Weather, Friday Night activities have been rescheduled to Friday, December 13th.

All Saturday Activities Will Proceed As Scheduled



Christmas in the Square is generously sponsored by:
The Hingham Institution for Savings
Hingham Institution for Savings
The Hingham Downtown Associationhda





9am to 12pm

Festival of Trees 

Featuring magically decorated Christmas Trees, holiday
wreaths, delicious gingerbread houses all on display for purchase during the silent auction.

All proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Homeless of the
South Shore and the Hingham Mothers’ Club Scholarship Fund.


Hingham Cmnty Cntr
70 South Street


10:30 am

Polar Express

Patriot Cinema's Loring Hall will have special showings of Polar Express at 10:30 am for $5.

Loring Hall
65 Main Street

11am to 2pm

Patti's Place Kids Meals 1/2 Off

For Polar Express ticket holders.

Patti's Place
37 Main Street


10am to 12pm

Photos of Children with Santa

Stop by Noble's Camera Shop to have your kids picture taken with Santa.

Noble's Camera
29 Main Street

10am to 2pm

Complimentary Family Portrait Sessions

with Photographer Richard Green.  Receive a jpeg of your family or child’s photo to use for holiday cards or to use as you’d like.   Enjoy freshly baked chocolate chip cookies from the 600LB Gorillas and watch Christmas Movies on the 84” TV.

South Shore Bank

90 South St. 781.682.3785

11am to 3pm

Music & Giveaways

WATD Holiday Team.

Corner of South/Main

11am to 3pm

Stories with Santa's Favorite Elf Brian:

Come on in to Cloutier Photography's new location in Hingham Square and listen to holiday classics such as, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "T'was the Night Before Christmas," and more!  Be sure to bring a toy for our Toys for Tots drop-off box. Plus, we'll also be giving out fun little goody bags of treats and holding a free door raffle!

Lauren Cloutier Photography

64 South St.


12pm - 12:45pm

Live Performance by Commonwealth Music School

Watch a live performance by students of the 

The Commonwealth Music School, a traveling music school based in Hingham offering private music lessons in the student's own home. Students range in age from seven years old and up.


Corner of South & Main - Downtown Hingham

11am to 2pm

Horse-drawn Carriage Rides

Come down to Hingham Square and enjoy a day of old fashioned holiday cheer with horse-drawn carriage rides & hot cocoa.


The carriage rides are free to the public, which is made possible by the generosity of our sponsors: Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, Brewed AwakendingsCarolann's, The Fruit Center, The Hingham Journal, La Petite Maison, Linden Ponds, Noble's Camera, Tosca, Talbots, Eastern Bank, & South Shore Savings Bank in coordination with the Hingham Downtown Association.  Please stop in and check out what's new in each of these shops this holiday season!


Corner of Main/North
(in front of La Petite Maison)
140 North Street                                                                                                  

10am to 5pm

Artist Personalizing Ornaments


Elaine Wright and Lois Johnson will be personalizing their ornaments and signs.  Many other artisans will be available all day to assist with custom orders for that perfect Christmas gift.


Artisans in the Square
63 South Street


10am to 2pm Visit with Baby Alpaca

Visit and pet our live baby alpaca.


Alpaca Suri
28 South Street


12 pm to 4 pm

Artists, Santa, and Goodies 

Stop by Framing Concepts to see artists painting live, visit with Santa, and enjoy some Christmas treats; cookies, hot chocolate, and candy canes!

Framing Concepts   105 South St. 781.740.9424

12:30 pm to 5pm

Live Irish Music: Geese in the Bog

Stop in for the perfect pint and some great live Irish music.

The Snug
116 North Street




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