Dearborn’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting – Nov. 22

DEARBORN, Michigan – The City of Dearborn’s annual Tree-Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Carol Sing-Along will be held at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center is 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22.

As an added attraction, the festivities are being held in conjunction with the Festival of Trees, which is a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. There is no admission to this holiday fundraiser for those attending the tree-lighting on Nov. 22.

Tugging on Santa's Beard

Dearborn’s Annual Christmas Tree-Lighting and Sing-Along is Tuesday, Nov. 22. It includes free visits with Santa and admission to the Festival of Trees fundraising event for Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation.

The schedule of events on Nov. 22 is as follows:

  • 6:00 p.m. Dearborn Community Bell Choir (Michael A. Guido Theater Lobby)
  • 6:30 p.m. Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr. (outside, in the Theater Circular Drive)
  • 6:45 p.m. Everyone enters the Michael A. Guido Theater
  • 7:00 p.m. Holiday-Themed Performance featuring the Dearborn Youth Symphony Flute Choir and the Dearborn Public School’s Honors Choir
  • 7:30 p.m. Christmas Sing-Along with Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr.
  • 7:50 p.m. Refreshments in the Main Lobby and a visit with Santa Claus in Studio A
  • 7:50 p.m. Festival of the Trees Holiday Season Exhibit inside the Hubbard Ballroom (Free Admission)

All are welcome. For more information, call 943-2354.  The Festival of Trees runs Nov. 21-Nov. 28. There is a small admission charge during all times except following the tree-lighting on Nov. 22.

Photo courtesy of the City of Dearborn

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