Saturday, December 3rd

3:00 – 8:00 PM

COME FIND US SELLING DEEP FRIED OREOS!

Right Accross from Armour Sports and Pachecos Jewerly

VISITOR INFORMATION

​COVID PROTOCOL FOR LIGHTS ON 
​The current state and local guidelines for COVID will be adhered to at the Festival. Unvaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to wear masks at indoor sites. Masks are required for all on the GATRA shuttle as it is a public bus.

PARKING:​
The roads into the the City Center will close at 2 pm. Visitors can park at the following municipal lots: Court Street, Trescott Street, Galligan’s Court (behind El Mariachi), the lot behind the Police Station and City Hall.

SHUTTLES:
GATRA will be offering a free shuttle service to and from the parking lot at Bristol Community College @Coyle Cassidy High School (2 Hamilton Street, Taunton) from 3:00to 8:30 PM. The Bus will drop riders off at Bristol County Savings Bank on Broadway. Masks must be worn by all on the shuttle as it is a public bus per state and local guidelines.

BUTTON SALES (beginning in Nov):
Admission buttons are $5 for adults and FREE for children 12 and under. Buttons are available:

Pre-Sale

  • City Hall, Mayor’s Office, 4th Floor, 15 Summer Street
  • Taunton Public Library, 12 Pleasant Street
  • Taunton Federal Credit Union (14 Church Green)
  • Trucchi’s Supermarket’s (Taunton locations)​​​​
  • Studio 27 Flowers (43 Main Street)
  • Tux Towne (40 Main Street)

During the Event

  • Santa’s Village (on Green)
  • Taunton Federal Credit Union (14 Church Green)
  • Tux Towne (40 Main Street)
  • Bristol County Savings Bank (35 Broadway)​
  • Pilgrim Church (45 Broadway)
  • ​City Hall ( 15 Summer Street)

PUBLIC RESTROOMS
Accessible restrooms are available at Winthrop Street Baptist Church, Old Colony History Museum, Taunton Public Library, Taunton City Hall, Pilgrim Church, and Trescott Street Gallery. There will also be temporary restrooms at Knotty Walk, Court Street, Cedar Street and the Seeley Lot.

FOOD VENUES
Downtown Taunton hosts a number of restaurants that will be open and offering food and beverages before, during, and after the Lights On Festival. Consider supporting one of these small businesses while you are Downtown on Saturday December 4th and throughout the Holiday season! There will also be a number of food trucks at the event vending food. The food trucks will be located in front of the Superior Court House, across from the Taunton Green.

  • Tex Barry’s 15 Main Street
  • Stephanie’s 67 Main Street
  • Devito’s Pizzeria 4 Taunton Green
  • El Mariachi 44 Taunton Green
  • The Pearl 76 Weir Street
  • Off Broadway Diner 19 Taunton Green
  • The Ugly Duckling 47 Weir Street
  • Liberty and Union Alehouse 16 Trescott Street

FOOD TRUCKS & STANDS@ SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE: 

  • Star Drive-In Food Truck
  • Gonsalves Food Truck
  • ​The Neighbors Coffee
  • Wholesome Sweets LLC
  • King David Lodge – Deep Fried Oreo Stand

Public Safety Notes

It is recommended that parents take a picture of their children once you arrive at the festival. Pictures of kids and what they are wearing at the actual event are very helpful in the unfortunate & unlikely event that your child becomes lost at the festival. Police will be able to quickly share the current photo with emergency staff onsite and find your child quickly.

If you or someone in your party needs medical assistance at the event, please notify a police officer right away and they will call for medical assistance.

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