Are you still snacking on turkey sandwiches? Are you gearing up for the holidays? We at Cardinal Pizza get it. Let’s check out some of the cool stuff going on in Uptown Westerville all in the spirit of the season. And don’t forget whether you’re Scrooge-ing or crooning, come by our place for a delicious bite and a frosty brew! 

Westerville Symphony Sounds of the Season

Fri, Dec 2, 8-10  PM EST

Fritsche Theater at Cowan Hall 

Otterbein University

30 S. Grove Street

Westerville, OH 43081

There is something fun and fulfilling about orchestral music at this time of year. The Westerville Symphony will present an evening of Holiday musical favorites. The program features the stunning baritone, Cabot Rea. 

Uptown Scrooge

Nov 27 – Dec 18

Saturday & Sunday afternoons

St. Matthews

30 E College Ave 

Westerville, OH

Experience Dickens’ classic holiday tale like never before in this immersive walking tour performance of A Christmas Carol.

Uptown Scrooge is a theatrical performance spectacle that utilizes innovative storytelling, improvisation, music, and audience interaction to share the story of Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol. Guided through the streets and shops of historic Uptown Westerville by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, audience members go on Scrooge’s journey,  experiencing the magic and wonder of his holiday adventure first-hand. A unique holiday experience for the whole family.

Holiday Tree Lighting

Friday, Dec. 2 

6-9 p.m. 

City Hall courtyard 

21 S. State St.

Enjoy a night of holiday festivities in Uptown Westerville. Returning this year is the Westerville holiday tree lighting ceremony, led by the man in red himself!

Uptown merchants and restaurants will be open for your holiday shopping needs while attendees enjoy strolling performers, including Uptown Scrooge, musicians and more. Santa and his elves will also make their rounds handing out special holiday goodies. 

PLEASE NOTE: State Street will close between East Park and West Home Streets from 5:30-9 p.m.

Cardinal Pizza and the holidays

At Cardinal Pizza, we love all things local. If you know of any other great local events for the holidays, share with us!