Light Up College Hill 2021

Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Patrick’s Park (5923 Hamilton Ave.)

Complete our community survey & nominate a child to light the tree!


As part of Light Up College Hill festivities, several businesses throughout the district will be hosting special (free!) activities for families and then offering some adult options as well. Check them out below!

  • College Hill Coffee Company (6128 Hamilton Ave) – Gnome plate craft (with craft kits to go also!) They will offer a limited menu, including desserts and beverages including Mulled Spiced, cinnamon, red wine. 
  • Marty’s Hops and Vines (6110 Hamilton Ave) – College Hill native Julie Whitney will be doing readings of her new children’s book “Astra the Lonely Airplane” while Marty’s serves up special “Light the Night” wine flights for adults.
  • Silk Road Textiles (6106 Hamilton Ave) – Visitors will create fabric beads that can be made into ornaments, garland, worn as jewelry or used as zipper pulls!
  • Tango Del Barrio (6110 Hamilton Ave) – There will be a continual demonstration of social Argentine tango dancing. Visitors can photograph dancers or have themselves photographed dancing with experienced tango dancers. We will even have a few tango props people can don for photographs. Free “Tango del Barrio” facial masks for the first twenty people attending!
  • Fern (6040 Hamilton Ave) – Each visitor will have the opportunity to make a small origami star to later be strung into a garland!
  • Kiki (5932 Hamilton Ave)– Cookie decorating station and signature cocktails!
  • Mashroots (5903 Hamilton Ave) – Will be offering their signature truffles (a cultural holiday dessert staple) that will be made into mini snowmen 
  • Brink (5905 Hamilton Ave) – Will have ornament coloring pages to decorate and enter into a contest to help College Hill CURC design next year’s ornament! 
  • Spotless Spaces Cleaning (6240 Hamilton Ave) – Will feature a make your own holiday-scented kitchen counter surface cleaner and a holiday themed word search.
  • Hartman & Ehrmantraut CPA’s (5836 Hamilton Ave) – Will be giving out free luminary kits to help College Hill residents light up their homes!

Meet Candy Cane the reindeer and Bubba the penguin! Both of these festive friends will be joining us for Light Up College Hill on December 7th at CHCURC’s Parking lot (6107 Hamilton Ave.)


The holiday train will be giving rides to kids (adults, too) at Patrick’s Park (5923 Hamilton Ave.) on 12/7 starting at 6pm