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Merriment on Main in Vacaville, California [Updated 2018]

2018 Merriment on Main festivities and schedule!

Festivities begin at 4:30 p.m. and the tree lighting usually happens between 6:20 and 6:40 p.m. Tag your photos on Instagram with #MerrimentonMain to be featured in our Merriment on Main gallery!

Merriment on Main has been a Vacaville tradition since 1983, decorating and lighting the community Christmas tree on Main Street on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. In 2018, the event was turned over to a non-profit organization owned by the community with a Board of Directors of local volunteers and civic leaders to plan and carry out the event. We'll see you there for the holiday fun!

Want to skip the hassle of parking? On November 27, starting at 5:00 PM and continuing until 9:00 PM, those who wish to avoid the parking hassle during the Merriment on Main event can simply take a City Coach shuttle. It’s free! The pick-up spots are on Davis Street at the Park and Ride, the Vacaville Ice Sports on Porter Way, and downtown at E. Main St and Wilson St. The buses will arrive and depart these locations every 15 minutes.

Here's the full lineup of entertainment you'll find all around Downtown!

Creekwalk Plaza Stage:

6:40-7:30 Vacaville High School Jazz Band
7:30-8:00 Vacaville High School Drum Line
8:00-8:30 Girl Scouts of Northern California 206

Vasquez Deli:

6:40-8:30 Live Music Center

Town Square:

6:40-8:30 Crossroads Christian Church Live Nativity

Chandler Building - 331 Main Street:

6:40-8:30 Music from David Deerfeeder

Maximum Fitness Parking Lot Stage:

6:40-7:25 Jean Callison School Choir
7:40-8:30 Will C. Wood Band

Davis Street Stage:

6:40-7:25 Vacaville Irish Dancers
7:40-8:30 Mission Music Academy

Merchant Street Stage:

6:40-7:25 Danzantes Unidos of Vacaville & Jepson Folklorico Club
7:40-8:30 Halau Hula 'o Ku'ulei

McBride Center - 91 Town Square Place:

6:45-7:15 Elevate Dance Center
7:30-8:00 Dixon Dance Studio

Dobbins Street:

6:40-8:30 First Baptist Church Worship Team

Wasserman Travel Breezeway:

6:40-8:30 Orpheus West Choir & North Bay Ringers

Merchant Street Alcove:

6:40-8:30 Vlad Petnicki and Melissa Fallon Howell

Merchant, Mason & Parker Corner:

6:40-8:30 Thrive Church

Parker Street:

6:40-8:30 New Life Church

Vacaville Museum:

6:40-8:30 Fellowship of the Ringers

*Entertainment lineup subject to change without notice*

Tag your photos with #MerrimentonMain to be featured in the gallery! 

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