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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Ogden City Calling All Volunteers and Entertainers that Want to be a Part of Christmas Village

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Volunteer Request Information 

The annual Holiday Electric Light Parade kicks off in Ogden on Saturday, November 30, 2019. It all begins with the Santa Run at 4:30 p.m. then the parade at 5:30 p.m. The City needs over 100 volunteers to help make this magical night a great success. Everyone is welcome, however, children under 15 cannot volunteer, but can accompany an adult as a “helper.”

Local businesses, families and local organizations can get a group together to register.

Volunteers are needed for the following:

  • Volunteering to help keep parade spectators on the sidewalk and out of the street or to walk with a float, also helping to keep spectators safe.
  • Commitment to show up at 3 p.m. and plan on staying until 6:30 p.m. Volunteers need to be able to stand for long periods of time, walk multiple city blocks and be able to walk/stand in cold weather conditions.
  • Volunteers will check-in at 3:00 p.m. at the Ogden Amphitheater, 353 Historic 25th Street, reflective vest and a flag will be provided.
  • Take a post on the street or with a float between 3:30-4 p.m. – The Santa Run Starts at 4:30 p.m. – Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. sharp.

Register at https://ogdencityevents.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=32623.

More information about the event: https://www.ogdencity.com/852/Holiday-Electric-Light-Parade

Entertainer Request Information

Ogden’s Christmas Village starts on Saturday, November 30, 2019. The theme this year is “Are You Yeti for Christmas?” The Ogden Amphitheater has entertainment each year on its stage. Performances can range in genre and group size but must be largely based in holiday themes. The City wants the community’s help filling the performance schedule. Want to perform or know of a group who would enjoy being part of this holiday tradition in Ogden? Reach out!

Performances for school choirs and other performing groups are scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (December 3rd through the 19th) on the Ogden Amphitheater stage. Time slots are 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. We ask that groups perform in 30-minute increments, and large groups can sign up for more than one slot. These scheduled times are first come, first serve. Please contact as soon as possible to reserve a spot.

The Ogden Amphitheater will provide PA/mics, aux input, keyboard and choir risers (when requested) and stage décor. All other needs will be the responsibility of the performing group. Each group should prepare to perform in freezing temperatures, in the snow. Please dress accordingly for the weather.

Send an email to amphitheater@ogdencity.com for timeslot inquiries. Please include THREE available dates/times ASAP and City Arts and Events will find one that works best for the group. A full schedule will be displayed at the village and available online to share with family and friends.

More information about Ogden’s Christmas Village: https://www.facebook.com/events/531156337458603/.



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