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 Annual Dedham Square Holiday Stroll

5:30-7:30 pm
Tree lighting at 6:30 pm
Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor:
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Gold Sponsors: 
   Dedham Savings Needham Bank logo  
Parking Info.
A portioparking signn of the Square will be closed to traffic beginning at
5 p.m. (High St. from Cafe Bagel down to the Harris St. intersection). Access to the Town parking lot on Eastern Avenue will remain open.
Overflow parking: available at Town Hall lot on Bryant Street and in the Dedham Square Crossing lot, at the corner of High Street and East Street just past the Route 1 underpass.

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Find something for everyone on your list, right here in Dedham Square!
Click here to check out our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.

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For your shopping convenience, the shops in the Square will stay open late on Thurs. 12/11 & Thurs. 12/18
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Get the Scoop on the Stroll              Ring in the Holidays Square Style! Join  us TONIGHT for the Dedham Square Circle's Annual Dedham Square Holiday Stroll. 
Merchants will stay open late to offer special discounts, free raffles and holiday treats while there's lots of activity going on outside including:
  • Our sponsors and several community groups will have tables will fun and festive giveaways and goodies.
  • The Dedham High and Middle School bands and chorus will perform some of your favorite holiday songs.
  • AMP 103.3 Street Team will set up outside Mocha Java with cool giveaways and prizes
  • A juggler from the Moscow circus will amaze you with his amazing tricks while a larger-than-life Grinch will be trying to spoil our holiday cheer!
  • Christmas carolers in Victorian garb will stroll through the Square.
  • The Animal Rescue League of Boston will bring their mobile pet adoption unit with some furry friends
For a complete list of all the Stroll happenings, please click here 

Light Usantap the Night   

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for the official lighting of the Town's Christmas tree at  6:30 pm.  


After the tree lighting, follow Santa over to Paradise Cafe for meet and greets with the kiddies.  Don't forget your camera!  

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Hop to It - The Blue Bunny's Cheryl Doucette will paint personalized holiday ornaments for you on the spot! Enter their free raffle for signed copies for some of their favorite books and some bunny bucks!

BOGO - Buy a holiday ornament and get one FREE at The Dedham Exchange If you spend $25 or more you might win one of their fabulous scarves.

Art Beat - The Dedham Square Artist Guild will have two locations for the Stroll this year. Their gallery at 553 High St. will feature artwork from all of their members plus a trunk show featuring jewelry artist Barbara Trainer and painter Susan Sue Hoy. A couple of doors down at 549 High, they'll host trunk shows from more Guild artists. A creative convention!    


Pop-in - Peter H. Reynolds has a pop-up store in the Square for the month of December filled with some of his original artwork, prints and his best-selling books. Located next to Isabella.



Surprise! One lucky customer will win a bag full of goodies from nest.  


You Gotta Have Heart - Artist Diana Gaikazova will be on hand to showcase her new original jewelry designs at Heart of the Square Gallery. Complimentary refreshments and a special offer await!


Sweet Treat -      La Luce Pastry Shop's cases will be filled with irresistibly delicious confections. Warning, you will want to eat everything in the shop!  

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There's lots more going on in the Square and around town this month!

Dedham Square Holiday Happenings: 

Around Town:

  • Sunday with Santa - Dedham Rotary Club has planned a fun-filled event at the Endicott Estate. Ornament and cookie decorating, tractor hayride, games and prizes and more.  4 times to choose from:  11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm. Tickets required. Admission is $6 pp, under 3 free. 
  • Light the Night Holiday Celebration - Celebrate the Season in Oakdale Square Sat. 12/6 from 4:30-6 p.m. Free! 
  • East Dedham Builders Supply - Fresh cut trees 3 ft. to 10 ft. Wreaths, too. 187 Milton Street.    
  • Civatarese-Cushman Holiday Lights - Not to be missed! It's their 41st holiday season! 121 Garfield Road, E. Dedham. All are welcome. Santa will arrive on Sun. 12/7 at 2:15 pm.
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The Dedham Square Circle is a non-profit organization committed to invigorating Dedham Square by increasing its economic prosperity, promoting its rich history, arts and culture, and aesthetically enhancing the Square's physical environment to benefit the entire community.

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