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L.L.Bean Northern Lights Celebration

November 22 - December 31

NOVEMBER 22 to DECEMBER 31, 2019 at our flagship campus, Freeport, Maine

From forested trails of twinkling lights to visits with Santa and his reindeer, there’s magic to be found at L.L.Bean this holiday season!

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All activities are free unless otherwise noted. Please call 1·877·755·2326 for updates. Activities and times are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Tree Lighting Ceremony
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Starting at 6:45 p.m.
The holiday season starts now! Join us in Discovery Forest as we flip the switch on tens of thousands of brilliant lights. Then explore twinkling evergreen trails, visit Santa and his reindeer, go on a scavenger hunt, and find photo ops galore. See inside brochure for times and details.

Discovery Forest
NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 31
Wander twinkling trails featuring 600 locally sourced evergreens and one giant Christmas tree, all dressed up for the holidays. At the end of the season, all trees will be mulched and donated to Freeport’s Wolfe’s Neck Farm.

Warming Hut
NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 31
Daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Visit our festive 30-foot yurt – the coziest place in Maine! It’s the perfect place to meet up, warm up and relax a long day of shopping and exploring.

Visit Santa & His Reindeer
NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 22
Fridays, 4-8 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays, Noon-6 p.m.
Bring the kids to Santa’s post-and-beam workshop for a magical meet-up, where they can share their holiday wishes the with jolly old man himelf. Then say hello to his real reindeer right outside.

Model Train Village
NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 31
Daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., in the Kids’ Dept.
Head into our Flagship store to marvel at our magical model railway, set in an idyllic miniature New England village. Brought to L.L.Bean with the support of the Boothbay Railway Museum

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 31
Saturdays & Sundays 3-7 p.m.
Take in Freeport village at a slower pace as you take in the festive light displays all along Main Street. Wagons depart regularly from Main Street, in front of the Flagship store.

NEW WinterKids StoryWalk®
NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 31
Follow the pages of a storybook through the paths of our enchanted evergreen forest – a fun family experience that combines the wonder of imagination, the joy of being outside and the benefits that reading can bring to young minds.

“KidNight” New Year’s Eve Celebration
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31
Starts at 11 a.m. Fireworks at 6 p.m.
Ring in the new year early with our annual event, a favorite with families. We’ll have crafts and live entertainment, followed by a free concert and fireworks – all before bedtime.

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