Celebrate the season during Little Italy's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and see our unique Christmas Tree - a 25-foot tower of 1,100 gorgeous Poinsettias.
This holiday season, sidewalks in Little Italy will be filled with holiday cheer for the 20th Annual Little Italy Tree Lighting and Christmas Village on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Families, friends and visitors will be able to experience a tree lighting, a Christmas Village with seasonal vendors, festive décor, live music and entertainment, holiday treats, Santa Claus and more.
Santa Claus will be in attendance for meet and greets and photos with all the neighborhood kids and kids at heart starting at 4:00 PM. Attendees can catch Santa at "Santa's Living Room" on India Street, taking pictures until 6:00 PM. Next to “Santa’s Living Room,” will be fun arts and crafts for the kids to take part in with Washington Elementary STEAM Magnet School and ArtReach. Seasonal vendors selling perfect stocking stuffers and select Little Italy Mercato vendors with holiday goodies will be lining India Street between W. Cedar and Grape Streets.
Little Italy’s 25-foot tower of more than 1,100 beautiful Poinsettias, located in the center of Piazza Basilone, will be lit-up the whole evening and then the community will gather at the new permanent 20’ tall live tree, that will be lit at 6:30 PM, at the Piazza della Famiglia on W. Date and India Streets.
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