Christmas on the Coast 2020

Experience a true coastal Christmas this holiday season at Portland's Christmas on the Coast! 

Holiday decorations will be all over Portland! Additionally, we plan to host several social distance friendly events throughout December. Come experience HOPE & JOY at Christmas on the Coast! See the upcoming events below: 

  • Tree Lighting Ceremony
    • The annual tree lighting ceremony will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
    • The tree lighting ceremony will be broadcast live on the City of Portland's Facebook page and uploaded to the City's YouTube channel, as well
  • Holiday Market
    • The Portland Holiday Market will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020
    • The market is from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 910 Houston Street (by Portland Marine and Greens & Things)
    • All vendors handmake their items!
    • The Holiday Market includes live entertainment and children's craft areas
  • Parade of Lights
    • The annual Parade of Lights is held the first Monday in December - Dec. 7, 2020
    • The parade begins and ends at the Portland Community Center. Parade route: portlandtx.com/512/Parade-of-Lights 
    • The parade begins at 6:00 p.m. 
    • This event will be recorded and uploaded to the City of Portland's Facebook page & YouTube channel
  • ***Christmas in Portland is now Christmas in a Box***
    • Christmas in Portland has changed to a drive thru event. Parents must register their children for them to receive a Christmas in a Box. Registration available here: ActiveNet - Online Recreation Activities (activecommunities.com). Christmas in a Box is available for Portland residents only 
      • Pick-up details
        • Must bring registration receipt with you to the drive thru
        • Monday, December 14, 2020
        • 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
        • Portland City Complex parking lot - 2000 Billy G. Webb Dr. Portland, Texas 78374
  • Cocoa Stops at the Park
    • Tuesdays in December, 6:30 to 7:30 pm
      • December 1, Bayside Park
      • December 8, Violet Andrews Park
      • December 15, East Cliff Park
      • December 22, Twin Fountains Park
  • GLOW Portland Trail of Lights: A Self-Guided Tour
  • Christmas Toy Drive
    • December 1-14, 2020
    • Drop off toys at the Portland Community Center.  

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