Roselle Winterfest

Winterfest 2022 - Santa groupWinterfest will return on December 2, 2023 from 2:00-5:00p.m. Come to the Municipal Campus on Prospect Street to kick off the holiday season with live entertainment, kids' activities, food trucks, and more!

Celebrate the Season: Roselle Public Library

Santa will arrive at the library at 2:00p.m. to kick off Winterfest! Enjoy live music and treats inside the library during your visit with Santa. 

Santa passes will be distributed at the library from 12:15-2:00p.m. on Dec. 2; first-come, first-served. Santa visits will begin at 2:30p.m.

Live Entertainment Schedule: Prospect Street Stage

  • 2:00p.m. Roselle Fine Arts Academy
  • 2:30p.m. Lights, Camera, Dancin’
  • 3:00p.m. Character Meet & Greet Dance Party
  • 3:30p.m. Relevé Performing Arts
  • 4:00p.m. Frankie Molfese
  • 5:00p.m. Holiday Tree Lighting with Mayor Pileski & Santa

More Winterfest Fun

  • Food Trucks: Aunt Tina's Sound Bites, Billy Bricks Pizza, Doctor Dogs, D's Treats, and Kona Ice!
  • Beverage Tent (21+): Lynfred Winery, Pollyanna Brewing, Spiked Hot Cocoa from Happy by Chocolate
    Beverage sales end at 4:30p.m. Adults may bring children into the beverage tent. Alcohol is not permitted outside the beverage tent.
  • Gingerbread House Contest Voting
  • Festive Face Painting
  • Ice Sculptures
  • Ornament Making and Free Popcorn with Roselle Lions Club
  • Letters to Santa + a wintry craft with the Roselle Park District
  • Snowball Toss Game
  • Holiday Photo Spots: Santa's Sleigh, Giant Snow Globe

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Sign up to participate in the 2nd annual Winterfest Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! There will be two age group categories: 13 and under, and 14 to adult.

  • Registration form must be submitted by Friday, November 17 at 11:50p.m.
  • All entries must follow the contest rules.
  • Contest entries must be dropped off at the Roselle Public Library. Drop-off times are Friday, December 1 (2:00-5:00p.m.) and Saturday, December 2 (10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.)

Designated handicap parking will be available on Elm Street and on Park Street. Public parking is available on Main Street, at the library lot on Park street, and on many surrounding streets.

Winterfest Map for Website (3)