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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Marietta Parks & Rec to Host Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Marietta Square

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November 14, 2022

CONTACT: Emily Zillweger


MARIETTA - Kick off the holiday season with the City's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in conjunction with the arrival of Santa Claus on the Marietta Square on Thursday, December 1st. The fun begins at 4:00PM with performances by local school choruses. The newest addition to the Christmas Tree Lighting Event, "Marietta's Ugly Sweater Parade" steps off at 4:45PM making the way for Santa's grand entrance via a City of Marietta firetruck. The lighting of Marietta's Great Christmas Tree will take place at 6:00PM. 

Schedule of Events:

Local Choir Performances: Throughout the night

Santa Letter Writing Stations : Throughout the night.

Ugly Holiday Sweater Walking Parade : 4:45pm

**Santa's Arrival: 5:15pm** 

Tree Lighting Ceremony: 6:00pm 

Festival of Trees Announcement : 6:05

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