Christmas In Covington

It’s that time of year again! The temperatures are dropping, the fireplace is crackling, and before you know it the streets will be lit with festive lights and Santa will be making his way to town. High Priority Plumbing in partnership with MainStreet Covington invites you and your family to begin the Christmas season with us in Downtown Covington for the annual Christmas in Covington celebration on November 21st! 

This event is presented by the City of Covington, Newton County Board of Commissioners, and us here at High Priority Plumbing. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, November. 21st. Local children’s choirs and musicians will perform throughout the event, and Santa Claus will be available for photo opportunities and High Priority will be giving out hot chocolate during the event! 

In addition to the Christmas tree being lit during the event, the sky over Downtown Covington will light up with fireworks presented by Facebook Newton Data Center at 7 pm and more than 150,000 lights provided by Christmas Décor by Great Estates will light up the buildings and trees.

The Lighting of Downtown Covington is just the beginning of Christmas in Covington! Main Street Covington has scheduled some other great Christmas events to get you and your family ready for the holiday season! 

Dec. 5: Candlelight & Carriages from 6-9 p.m. presented by Newton Federal Bank with High Priority Plumbing. Each Thursday night until Christmas, horse-drawn carriages will chauffeur you and your party around the Covington Historic District as you take in the brisk, December air & beautiful, seasonal scenery. 

Dec. 7: Covington Christmas Parade at 10 a.m and the Christmas Parade After Party from 1-4 p.m. 

Dec. 8: Live Nativity at 6 p.m. presented by Covington First United Methodist Church with High Priority Plumbing. Gather on the Square for one of Covington’s greatest traditions: the Live Nativity. Covington First United Methodist Church will bring the Christmas story to life in this unforgettable reenactment, which will include live animals.

Dec. 13: Covington Christmas Carnival from 6-9 p.m. presented by High Priority Plumbing. Step right up and enjoy free carnival games, a petting zoo and fun foods with this new event. This street carnival will surely become a new tradition in Downtown Covington.

Dec. 14: Christmas Scavenger Hunt from 2-4 p.m. presented by High Priority Plumbing NEW for 2019! Join us for a Christmas-themed Scavenger Hunt around Downtown Covington. Teams of three to five people will follow creative Christmas clues to find different fun items around downtown. If you would like to register your team for the Scavenger Hunt, please send an email to

Santa will also be making several trips to Downtown Covington during the Christmas season:

Nov. 21: Photos with Santa in the Square Park from 7 until 9:30 p.m. 

Nov. 24: Photos with Santa from 1-5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 2101 Clark St. SW.

Nov. 30: Photos with Santa from 1-5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 2101 Clark St. SW.

Dec. 7: Photos with Santa from 1-5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 2101 Clark St. SW.

Dec. 8: Photos with Santa from 1-5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 2101 Clark St. SW.

We are so grateful to be a part of such a loving and active community. If you see us at any of these events be sure to stop by and say “hello!” We would love to see you!

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