Tree Lighting

City Park at night with holiday light wrapped trees, wreath and sign with Seasons Greetings text and

Join Us for Holiday Fun!

Join Santa Claus and Mayor Denny Doyle at the city’s annual Tree Lighting event. This event will also feature Santa Claus visits, photos with Disney and Star Wars characters, s’mores and hot cocoa, library book giveaways, and sing along songs with a holiday choir.

  • 5:00 pm - Enjoy s'mores, hot chocolate, and photos with Santa until 8:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm - Entertainment by Rock Creek Elementary School Choir and Arts & Communication Magnet Academy Synergy Choir
  • 7:00 pm - Tree Lighting Ceremony with Mayor Denny Doyle

Please note: There will be no German Holiday Market this year.

Street Closures

To ensure the safety of pedestrians, SW 5th Street between SW Hall Boulevard and SW Watson Avenue will be closed. SW Hall Boulevard between SW 5th Street and SW 3rd Street will be taken down to one lane starting at 4:30 pm

The City Park parking lot will be open to the public for event parking.

Families enjoying holiday light-wrapped tree trunks at City Park.