Presented by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Castle Rock “Lighting of the Star” has been a community event shared by residents dating back to 1936. The same spirit of volunteerism, generosity and love of tradition exists today as Castle Rock businesses and residents prepare to celebrate Starlighting downtown on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  This year’s date is November 21, 2015.

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Love Starlighting? Make a donation to our Friends of Starlighting Fund!

This year’s celebration will again include: hot chocolate, non profit booths, strolling entertainers, live entertainment and of course Santa will be present for photos and visits.  Don’t forget to enjoy the Rink at the Rock, an outdoor ice skating rink in downtown Castle Rock as well.  The Starlighting ceremony will begin promptly at 5:00 pm and the lighting of the Star will be at approximately 5:30 pm.  Be sure to checkout the new event information on the walking guide, changes from previous years are in effect.  *Please Note New Road Closures and Shuttle Parking Options. 

View Walking Guide for MAP & List of All Road Closures, Shuttle Parking Options for times and detailed info.  View Entertainment Schedule for special attractions.