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Illuminations Tour

Springfield Street circa 1997

Illuminations 2022

Thu., December 8, 6:00pm

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Time to light things up Somerville! Illuminations is a month-long lights extravaganza in which you are able to take self-guided tours featuring the brightest holiday displays around Somerville. By using our handy map, it will be easy to cruise around and see the best lights in town. We’re not doing trolley tours for several reasons, namely the price of trolley rental has become very expensive -- forcing us to charge a lot for tickets. We feel the way to make this event as inclusive as possible is to have it be free. And back by popular demand: Caroling! Please sign up if you’d like to participate.  Caroling will be one night only.

Illuminations Timeline:
Dec. 8 through early January 2023: Self-guided tours using the SAC’s official online Illuminations Map
Dec. 15, 6-8pm: City-wide caroling!
Dec. 17: Illuminations Bike Tour, meet-up 5:45 at Somerville High entrance, departure at 6pm (Rain date Dec 18)

Where to find map:
1. View the map through this link, which will take you to google maps app.

2. View map below, here is how to navigate the map:

3. You are able to download a PDF list of addresses here:

Whether you’ll be decking your house or singing Deck the Halls, we encourage you to participate!

There is still time to participate, sign up here: 
Decorated Home or Business Sign up form - Deadline, has passed, please email us if you sign up after December 7th.
Caroling Sign up form - Deadline, sign up by December 11th

Additional questions contact Iaritza at