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L.L. Bean Northern Lights Celebration returns Nov. 22 - Dec. 31

The Northern Lights Celebration features ice-skating, a model train village, a life-sized snow globe, sending letters to Santa, and more!
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FREEPORT, Maine — The annual Northern Lights celebration at L.L. Bean’s campus in Freeport started with a single Christmas tree and now features hundreds of illuminated trees and activities for the whole family.

For 2021, the festivities start November 22 and end on the last day of the year.

Activities include:

  • Ice Skating in Discovery Park
  • Model Train Village
  • Life-Size Snow Globe
  • Letters to Santa
  • Twinkle Light Tunnel
  • Whimsical Windows
  • Heated Benches
  • “Holidays Around the World” Interactive Walk

Events include:


Free Boat & Tote Stenciling


Free Paracord Crafts


Free Custom Bean Boot Laces and Embossing


Meet Santa’s Reindeer


Free Hot Cocoa


Curling Demos


L.L.Bean and their partners say they are following federal CDC and state guidelines during all Northern Light events and activities.

Find more on all of the events HERE.

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