Festivites - food - fun


Tour around Verona to vote on your favorite holiday window and pick up a cookie at select businesses for a sweet treat along the way. 

Pick up your ballot and walking tour map at Railroad Park. 


Drop off decorated ornaments at Railroad Park to decorate the tree and get in the contest. Ornaments will be handed out at Verner Elementary and can be pick up in Verona at Etta's Blvd Doggy Daycare and Inner Groove Brewing. See ornament entry details below.


Enjoy all the festivities in both Oakmont and Verona. Jump on a trolley to travel back and forth between the twin boroughs. Trolley runs start at 3:00pm and will end at 11:00pm. Find Trolley stop maps at Verona Railroad Park information center.

Christmas Decorations

Scheulde of Events

Kick off the Holidays
Jolly Jamboree

Stop by the Jolly Jamboree welcome gazebo located at Railroad Park in Verona for a full schedule of activities.

Festivities start at noon with:

- Verona window and cookie tour - 

- Ornament contest drop off -


-Lower Valley Athletic Foundation Toy Drive-

- Hot Cocoa - 

(sponsored by Bridging Rivers Community Alliance Church)

- Holiday Plant Sale -

- Food Trucks -


Live Music by WPCA Academy String Quartet

at Railroad Park

2:30 to 3:30

Live Music by Elias Khouri

at Railroad Park (sponsored by Pinks Tiny Paws)


Holly Trolleys start to run


Verona Community Group 150th time capsule dedication followed by announcement of ornament contest winners 


Tree Trimming

at Railroad Park


Hometown Holiday Parade

After the parade please enjoy:

- Holiday movies in the park -

- Inner Groove Brewing and Oakmont Bakery annual collaboration beer release of Ginger Bell Rock Ginger Bread Cookie Brown Ale

(open noon to 10:00pm)-

- Acclamation Brewing Firepit & Smores 3:00 to 7:00 (open noon to 10:00pm) -

-Off the Rails Smores and live music


- window & cookie tour continues -

*Business window winners will be announced via Verona Chamber of Commerce social media after Nov. 21. 

Are you a Verona business that would like to participate in the window and cookie tour? Fill out the registration below by Nov. 8.

Ornament Contest 

To enter in the contest, please send in your form, with your ornament and return to your child's teacher, or to Etta’s Blvd Doggy Daycare by Friday Nov. 19th.  Judging will take place by our neighbors/community from 12pm-3pm at Railroad park, winners will be announced just before the Time Capsule dedication at 3:30pm

Christmas Tree