Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Bazaar

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

4:00pm: Bazaar begins 
5:00pm: Tree Lighting program & countdown (includes our annual Ugly Sweater Contest)
5:30pm: Performances by the Voices of Gwynedd, Dance Team, Cheer Team
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Hot cocoa, smores, fire pits, and Magic Holiday Village

GMercyU’s 2023 Tree Lighting & Holiday Bazaar is here! In partnership with SGA, S@C, and AAUW, the 2023 Tree Lighting & Holiday Bazaar is the ultimate way to ring in the holiday season. This cherished GMercyU tradition is open to students, alumni, faculty, staff, family, friends, and community members!

You'll find firepits, yummy food, and hot cocoa, in addition to a countdown and kick-off of the lights. We are also welcoming a Magical Christmas Village with activities and prizes!

And, get ahead on Christmas shopping! Back by popular demand, we will feature a holiday bazaar with these local vendors:

  • My 2 Hearts Creations
  • Celestial Creations
  • Beth Alicea Cheesecakes
  • Merry Meet Again LLC (herbs & food like items)
  • Phoebe Balkiewicz's Art Prints, family member of GMercyU student leader
  • Poppa’s Custard Company Custard
  • Twisted Crystals
  • Nini B Sweets (bundt cakes & more)
  • Hello Hildy Clay Jewelry
  • SAS (Student Association of Science) Christmas Ornaments
  • Annalise Womelsdorf , GMercyU Student (Tote Bags)
  • Olive's Art Studio (Pet portraits, Jewelry and more)
  • SNAP (Student Nurses' Association of PA) (snowflake crafts)

See you there!