Mark your calendars….The City of Chicago and UL are proud to present the official start of the holiday season the 99th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Tuesday, November 20, 2012! The Tree Lighting Ceremony is a highly-anticipated event drawing people of all ages to the heart of Chicago’s downtown “Loop.” Musical performances and festive holiday music begin at 4:30 pm and the holiday season officially commences at 5:00 pm, when the switch is flipped and the lights begin to dazzle in Daley Plaza.
The 2012 Tree Lighting Ceremony will include performances by Gentleman’s Rule and the Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. Read more about Gentleman’s Rule (.pdf)
Dates: Nov 20, 2012
Hours: Music will begin @ 4:30 pm; Tree will be lit @ 5 pm
Washington St. & Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60602