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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Marietta Parks & Recreations Brings Christmas to the Marietta Square on December 2, 2021


November 3, 2021

CONTACT: Emily Zillweger

Recreation Coordinator - Special Events


MARIETTA – Kick off the holiday season with City’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in conjunction with the arrival of Santa Claus on the Marietta Square, Thursday, December 2nd. The fun begins at 4:00PM with performances by local school choruses. Santa makes his grand entrance via a City of Marietta firetruck followed by the lighting of the City’s Christmas Tree at 6:00pm. 

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 Awards Ceremony - 5:15PM

Santa's Arrival/ Tree Lighting Ceremony - 6PM

Mystery Photo Opportunity - 5PM-8PM

Holiday magic in the Historic Marietta Square is an unparalleled experience! No wonder a great deal of Christmas Romances are filmed here! Come and be a part of our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, see the beauty of Winter in the square, and maybe catch a glimpse of that jolly man in red. 

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