Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will hold its 2022 Festival of Lights celebration on December 2 at the Perkinston Campus. Activities begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m, ending with a spectacular fireworks display.
This event promises fun for the entire family featuring a parade and pictures with Santa, an art show, a petting zoo, inflatable activities, musical and dance entertainment, games, crafts, and train and Ferris wheel rides.
Rides and games are complimentary, and the event is open to the public. A wide variety of food booths and food trucks will also be available.
Festival of Lights Schedule:
Silent Auction Begins • On the lawn below the Bell Tower
Food Trucks Open • In the parking lot next to Weathers/Wentzell Center
Food Booths Open • On the lawn below the Bell Tower
Santa’s Parade • President’s Circle
Children’s Village • Weathers/Wentzell Center
Calling all Angels Art Show & Sale • Malone Hall
Paint a Mug or Plate ($10) • Malone Hall
Paint a Holiday Ornament with the Perkettes ($5) • Malone Hall
Hot Chocolate with the Perkettes ($1) • Malone Hall
Pictures with Santa • Under the Oaks
Pictures with Characters • Under the Oaks
Candyland Pictures with the Perkettes • Malone Hall
*(For pictures, please bring your own camera.)
Caricature Artist • Jackson Hall
Petting Zoo • On the lawn across from the Bell Tower
Train Rides • In front of the Willis H. Lott Learning Resources Center
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Musical Performances • Gregory War Memorial Chapel
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Pine Hill Dulcimers & Friends, Brass Ensemble,
Woodwind Ensemble & Jazz Band • Malone Hall
Caroling with Mississippi Sound • President’s Circle
Silent Auction Ends
Pictures with Santa Ends
Perkettes Performance • President’s Circle
Reading of “The Night Before Christmas” • Bell Tower
Festival Ends with a Fireworks Spectacular