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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