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Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pmFREE
Headlining Detroit’s annual holiday celebration is Detroit’s own GRAMMY-nominated artist Mayer Hawthorne. Guests will also enjoy performances from the Detroit Youth Choir, World Champion Figure Skater and two-time Olympian Yuka Sato, and Olympian Mirai Nagasu, the first American figure skater to land a triple axel at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Kickoff the holiday season with spectacular live entertainment, from the Archdiocesan Chorus of Detroit, Beth Griffith-Manley, Carolyn Striho, Daniel Palmeri, and awarding winning local figure skating clubs. The night will also feature horse-drawn carriage rides, food trucks and bars, Visits with Santa and the Channel 955 Official Rink Opening Party!
We’ve got you covered to ensure fabulous views of the show from anywhere, with several viewing screens throughout #CampusMartiusPark.
FREE shuttles will run between Campus Martius Park to Beacon Park from 4:30 p.m. to midnight with pick-up/drop-off locations at Michigan and Griswold and First and Plaza.
At Beacon Park, guests can watch a live stream of Detroit’s Tree Lighting and enjoy live performances by Steffanie Christi’an, SHIGETO, DJ iNViSiBLE, 313 LIVE Experience, and the Casali Holiday Dancers inside the heated Winter Lodge tent.
Santa will also make an appearance at Beacon Park, alongside the incredible, larger-than-life holiday lighting installments and the Detroit Children’s Tree, which all transforms the park into a winter wonderland!
An assortment of food and beverage will be available including food trucks, restaurants, bars, hot chocolate, and more.