The holidays may look a little different this year, but the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber of Commerce (HLSC) is hosting several events to get you and your loved ones in the holiday spirit! Don’t miss our Hellertown-Lower Saucon Holiday Weekend taking place from Friday, November 27th – Sunday, November 29th.
On November 27th, our festivities will kick off with our Light Up Night Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony presented in partnership with Mobile Technology Graphics. Tune in to this annual event from the comfort of your own home! At 7 PM, the ceremony will be broadcasted onto the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber’s Facebook Page.
The following evening, November 28th, we will host our Lights in Morris J. Dimmick from 6 PM – 8 PM in partnership with Mobile Technology Graphics. Drive-thru the park to see Santa Claus, other beloved characters, and decorations! Visitors will stay in their cars, collect goodies, and other surprises while getting into the holiday spirit. Guests will be able to tune in to a radio station, which will be announced on the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Facebook Page, during their time in the park. Our Holiday Coupon Booklets, which include specials from a variety of local establishments, will be available for pickup as guests drive-thru.
We will close out this weekend, that is jam-packed with holiday cheer, on November 29th with our Sit Down with Santa initiative presented in partnership with David Heintzelman & Family. From 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM, families can virtually “Sit Down with Santa” to let him know what is on their wish list for this Christmas! To register for a time slot, click here. Each interaction will last three (3) minutes and will include three (3) photos with Santa Claus. This event is free to sign up for, however, donations can be made to support the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber’s Scholarship Fund, which supports our future business and community leaders of the Saucon Valley School District. To make a donation, click here and hit the red “Register Now” button. In the “Organization” section of registration, those contributing can simply write “Community Resident”.
Jessica O’Donnell, EVP of Affiliated Chambers for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, commented, “When 2020 throws a snowball at H/LS’s Light Up Night, we make beautiful holiday decorations from it! That is exactly what we are doing this year for our Hellertown & Lower Saucon Community. We are so excited to still be able to hold our annual Light Up Night Celebration. Albeit a little different this year, we have expanded it to occur over 3 days making it an extra jolly event! We promise that all of our events–some virtual and some physically distanced from the comfort of your own vehicle—will still put all of us in the holiday spirit and smiles on the faces of all ages just as we always have done. Mark your calendars—you won’t want to miss out!”
Mayor David Heintzelman said, “As we embark on a holiday season unlike any other, we are grateful to still host events for the residents of our community. May the radiance of the Christmas lights continue to brighten your positive choices throughout this festive season and the New Year.”
Zac Estojak, Co-Owner of Mobile Technology Graphics, commented, “While COVID-19 has uprooted many of our traditions in 2020, we are pleased to contribute to this year’s Holiday Light Up Night in its new temporary format. We are doing our best to bring as much normalcy to the event as possible and we look forward to next year when we can bring back the traditional event that we’ve all come to enjoy and love.”
Ricky Gower, Chair of the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber’s Board, said, “We are excited to present a very fun and creative weekend to help get our Hellertown/Lower Saucon Community into the holiday spirit. Hats off to our Chamber Staff and our Light Up Night Committee for all the work they have done to still hold this popular annual event with safety as the number one priority. Be sure to check out all of the events taking place in Dimmick Park and virtually—you won’t want to miss out!”
Lauren Bertucci, Manager of Affiliated Chambers for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, commented, “Our Hellertown-Lower Saucon Holiday Weekend is sure to get you in the holiday spirit! We are thrilled to be able to host these events for our community and are so grateful to our committee, sponsors, and the Borough of Hellertown for making all these initiatives possible this year. It has truly been a team effort. We look forward to everyone being able to enjoy the festivities!”
When: Light Up Night Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony – November 27th at 7 PM, Lights in Morris J. Dimmick Park – November 28th from 6 PM – 8 PM, Sit Down with Santa – November 29th from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM (interaction time is determined by registration)
Where: Light Up Night Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony – Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber’s Facebook Page, Lights in Morris J. Dimmick Park – Morris J. Dimmick Park (Hellertown, PA), Sit Down with Santa – Online via Fundo
Pricing Information: All events are free to attend. Registration is required for the Virtual Sit Down with Santa and can be completed here. Participants can also opt to make a donation to the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber’s Scholarship Fund here.
- Presenting Sponsor: Mobile Technology Graphics
- Sit Down with Santa Presenting Sponsor: David Heintzelman & Family
- Holiday Shopping Booklet Presenting Sponsor: Designing Wealth Management of Raymond James & Associates (The LaBuda Team)
- Toy Giveaway Sponsors: Lost Tavern Brewing & Quest Termite & Pest
- Craft Kit Sponsors: BB&T now Truist, Evoke Solar, Hellertown Dental Group, & Steel Club
- Hot Chocolate Kit Sponsor: Farmers Insurance – The Wimbish Agency
- Candy Cane Sponsors: ASR Media Productions, Bucks Run Oil LLC, Saucon Valley Bikes
- Information Tent Sponsor: Magical Travel by Pam
- Holiday Kick-Off Supporting Sponsors: 412 Auto-Tags-Notary & Crayola Experience
- Cookie Sponsor: Giant of Hellertown
- Decoration Sponsors: 412 Auto-Tags-Notary, Lost River Caverns, Maple Street Woodworking, The Goddard School Center Valley, Saucon Valley Karate Academy, & Saucon Valley Manor
- Photography Sponsor: Mike Robinson Productions
Interested in getting involved with or supporting the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber? Contact either Jessica O’Donnell (JessicaO@lehighvalleychamber.org) or Lauren Bertucci (LaurenB@lehighvalleychamber.org) for more information.
About the Chamber: The mission of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is to improve the economy and quality of life in the Lehigh Valley Metropolitan Area. We accomplish this through business-to-business networking events and marketing products, affinity programs and exclusive, money saving member benefits, training programs, government affairs initiatives and public policy advocacy, and community development enterprises. With nearly 5,000 members who employ more than 200,000, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top ten nationwide.
Information provided to TVL by:
Manager, Affiliated Chambers (Hellertown-Lower Saucon Area, Nazareth Area)
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce