The family-themed event, free to the public, will take place in the Lambeau Field Atrium, and feature cookie decorating, holiday movies and cartoons, holiday card making, photo opportunities with Santa Claus and area high school choirs performing holiday music.
Volunteers will also be on hand during the event to collect toys and donations for Toys for Tots. Families attending the Festival of Lights are encouraged to donate new or gently-used toys to help families in need this holiday season.
Later, the event will move out onto Harlan Plaza for the formal lighting of the tree. Mills Fleet Farm is providing the lights for the tree.
Sept. 29, 1957: Packers 21, Chicago Bears 17
New City Stadium is dedicated with Miss America, Vice President Richard Nixon and actor James Arness on hand... Babe Parilli hits Gary Knafelc on fourth-quarter TD pass.
Sept. 27, 1959: Packers 9, Chicago Bears 6
Vince Lombardi wins his first game; gets carried off the field after team erases 6-0 fourth-quarter deficit with Jim Taylor touchdown and Dave Hanner safety.
Dec. 31, 1961: Packers 37, N.Y. Giants 0
First NFL title game in Green Bay and Lombardi's first of five NFL crowns... Packers total 345 yards on league's No. 1 defense, led by Sam Huff.
Dec. 26, 1965: Packers 13, Baltimore Colts 10
In Western Conference Playoff, Green Bay wins first franchise overtime contest on Don Chandler's 25-yard field goal... Chandler tied the game with a controversial 22-yarder with 1:58 left in regulation... In 1966, the NFL raised its uprights.
Jan. 2, 1966: Packers 23, Cleveland Browns 12
In snowy '65 NFL championship game, Taylor and Paul Hornung combine for 201 yards on the ground...Packers hold Jim Brown to 50 yards.
Dec. 31, 1967: Packers 21, Dallas Cowboys 17
In -13 temperatures (-46 wind chill), Bart Starr scores on sneak in game's final minute, ending 12-play drive... Last NFL title game in Green Bay... "Ice Bowl" win sends Packers to AFL-NFL world championship game (Super Bowl II).
Sept. 7, 1980: Packers 12, Chicago Bears 6
Chester MMarcol catches his own blocked kick (by Alan Page) and runs 25 yards for game-winning touchdown six minutes into overtime... Only overtime contest in Packers-Bears series, NFL's longest rivalry.
Jan. 8, 1983: Packers 41, St. Louis Cardinals 16
Lambeau hosts first postseason game in 15 years ("Super Bowl Tournament").
Oct. 17, 1983: Packers 48, Washington 47
Teams combine for highest scoring game in history of Monday Night Football, and rack up 1,025 yards... Mark Moseley misses FG as time expires.
Nov. 5, 1989: Packers 14, Chicago Bears 13
Sterling Sharpe's 14-yard fourth-quarter touchdown catch knots contest with 32 seconds left, but official flags Don Majkowski for crossing line of scrimmage... Four minutes later, instant replay official Bill Parkinson overturns call.
Sept. 20, 1992: Packers 24, Cincinnati 23
New acquisition Brett Favre comes off the bench to erase 20-7 fourth-quarter deficit, finds Kitrick Taylor for 35-yard touchdown with 13 seconds left.
Dec. 31, 1994: Packers 16, Detroit 12
Fritz Shurmur's defense holds NFL rushing leader Barry Sanders to -1 yard on 13 attempts, and the Lions as a team to -4 yards, to advance in playoffs.
Jan. 12, 1997: Packers 30, Carolina 13
With -17 wind chill, Green Bay wins NFC Championship, earns first trip to Super Bowl in 29 years... The Packers rush for 201 yards.
Nov. 6, 2000: Packers 26, Minnesota 20
Antonio Freeman makes incredible catch in rain, scores on 43-yard touchdown in overtime on Monday Night Football.
Jan. 4, 2004: Packers 33, Seattle 27
Al Harris picks off Matt Hasselbeck and scores on 52-yard interception return, the first defensive touchdown in NFL sudden-death playoff history.
Jan. 12, 2008: Packers 42, Seattle 20
Packers spot Seahawks 14-0 lead then storm back to outscore visitors, 42-6, as heavy snow falls... Six TDs and 42 points both set team postseason records.
Last Updated: 09/04/11