26th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
- Date: November 23, 2012
- Time: 7-10pm
- Cost: FREE
The 56-foot-tall energy-efficient artificial tree, decorated with over 78,000 L.E.D. lights and more than 240 ornaments, will light up downtown during this annual ceremony. The evening will conclude with a large fireworks display on the St Johns River. This event will also be shown live on Fox 30!
Don’t miss the magic as The Landing’s 56-foot-tall Christmas Tree lights up and sparkles. This annual ceremony will take you to an unforgettable winter wonderland with your favorite Christmas songs.
Presented by Sleiman Enterprises in partnership with Action News and PRI Productions.
This year Jaguars’ Cornerback Aaron Ross will light the tree along with his wife, Olympic Gold Medalist, Sanya Richards-Ross. Music for the Lighting Ceremony will be provided by the Caroling Company beginning at 7 p.m., and performances by Grammy and Dove Award winners, the Nelons, and local artists Michelle Miller, Roz Burrough, and Steve McDowell. The evening will conclude with a fireworks display on the St. Johns River shortly before 8 p.m.
Note: The Landing is a non-ticketed venue and is standing-only in the Courtyard. Therefore, chairs are not permitted inside the Courtyard. Other items not allowed on Landing property include coolers, cans, bottles and glass. Handicap sections are available on the 2nd level balcony.
Ample downtown parking is available within close proximity to The Jacksonville Landing. Options include The Landing's own lot immediately east of the property, garage, metered street and peripheral parking.
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