Winter Wonderland Lighting Celebration

About The Event

The annual Winter Wonderland Lighting Ceremony kicks off the holiday season in Strongsville. Mayor Tom Perciak lights up the Commons, a giant Christmas tree, the gazebo and the clocktower, followed by a spectacular holiday fireworks show and the arrival of Santa, who meets with kids in his Sparkle Palace. There is always costumed characters, live reindeer, free hot cocoa and snacks, and horse-drawn carriage rides to the Strongsville Historical Village next door, which is also be decked out for the holidays.

NEW THIS YEAR: Download the Loomie app on your phone for nice photo filters/effects and for cool games kids can play.. The event is free and open to everyone.

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The Event Sponsors

The City of Strongsville and it's residents greatly appreciate the continued generous sponsors that make this event happen.

Pyro-Musical Fireworks Sponsor

Brunswick Auto Mart/The Panteck Family

Community Christmas Tree Sponsor

Catanzarite Family/Square 22

Clock Tower Illumination Sponsor

Strongsville City Club

Santa’s Sparkle Palace Sponsor

Strongsville Chamber of Commerce

Illuminated Ornament Sponsor

Advantage Insulation Distributors, Inc.

Tunnel of Lights Sponsor

Mayor Tom & Debbie Perciak

Live Character Tent Sponsor

Medical Mutual

Live Reindeer Sponsor

CCL Design

Kalinich Fence Co., Inc.

Wonderland Express Train Sponsor

Cross Roads Asphalt Recycling, Inc.

Richard Gentile Electric

Shoreline Express, Inc.

Southwest General


Enchanted Forest Sponsor

Altenheim Senior Living

The Byczek Family/I71-Rt.82 Strongsville Marathon

Cartwright Tree Service, Inc.

Clark-Reliance Corporation

Colabianchi Builders/Frank Colabianchi

CT Consultants

Councilman at Large Joe DeMio

Eberhard Manufacturing

Fabrizi Trucking & Paving Co., Inc.

Maslyk Landscaping, Inc.

Rusty Oak Nursery, Ltd.

Southwest Family Physicians

Strongsville Excavating, Inc.

Strongsville Montessori

Strongsville Optimist Club

Strongsville VFW Post 3345




Starburst Sponsor

Albion Industries, Inc.

Andros Gagliani Eye Center

Arts in Strongsville

Beckett Gas, Inc.

The Brew Kettle

Ruth & Jim Brickley

Bucci’s J Bella

Buffalo Wild Wings-Strongsville

The Carrigan Family

Cleveland Tool & Cutter, Inc.

880 Construction Co., Inc.

Dollar Bank

Don’s Pomeroy House

Jack & Barb Draves

The Ehrnfelt Family

Euthenics, Inc.

The Fedeli Group


ICI Metals, Inc.

Image Builders Marketing, Inc.

Jardine Funeral Home

R.A. Kalfas Construction

Jim & Mary Kaminski

KEK Supply Co., Inc.

Kemper House Strongsville

Kiplinger & Co., CPAs, LLC

Konstruction King, Inc.

Ward 3 Councilman Kelly Kosek

Edward Jones/Brian Kljun

Allison & David Knowles

The Kolesar Family

Lunn Road Storage

Market District

Michaud’s Catering & Event Center

Olympia Sweet Treats & Grill

Parkview Custom Homes

State Representative Tom Patton

Paul Davis Restoration

PSE Credit Union, Inc.