Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa on the Square

The City of Marietta's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting returns!! Let's kick off this holiday season with Santa's arrival to the square. The fun begins at 4PM with performances by local school and church choirs, then Santa makes his Grand Entrance to help the Mayor and the City of Marietta light the tree!

Thursday, December 2nd from 4-8PM

In Glover Park at the Historic Marietta Square

Schedule of Events:

Local Choir Performances - 4PM-8PM

  • FUMC Preschool Choir
  • The Walker School
  • Joyful Noise Band and Theatre Choir
  • Marietta First Baptist 
  • Sawyer Rd Singing Starfish
  • Hickory Hills Elementary Chorus
  • The Keheley Comets
  • Park Street Performing Panthers
  • West Side Singing Stingers
  • A.L. Burrus Chorus
  • Dunleith Dolphin Chorus 

Santa Letter Writing Stations - 4PM-6PM

Festival of Trees - 5:15PM

Santa's Arrival/ Tree Lighting Ceremony - 6PM

Mystery Photo Opportunity - 5PM-8PM

Letters to Santa Photo

Write a Letter to Santa!!

Meet some of Santa's elves and watch as your letter gets put straight in to the hands of the Big Man himself! Letter writing stations will be up throughout the park for individuals who want to send their wishes to Santa. 

Stations will close and letters will be delivered when Santa arrives at the Square (6PM)!

Winter Wonderland's Festival of Trees/Santa on the Square

Come and see the amazing trees decorated by local schools and organizations to celebrate the Holiday Season! Check out Winter Wonderland's website for more information about meeting Santa Clause!

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