Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Lights on the Square

Lights on the Square
Celebrate Holidays in the City with music, Nutcracker, ACC and Santa!

What:         Uptown Charlotte’s annual tree-lighting ceremony

Where:      Corner of Trade Street and Tryon Street (The Square)

When:       Thursday, November 29th
                     5:30-8:00 pm
                     Lights lit around 6:30pm

Holidays in the City festivities are here, and Charlotte Center City Partners is bringing in some early holiday cheer with the annual tree lighting on November 29th.  This free event uses holiday music, energetic entertainers, outdoor games, hundreds of lights, a giant tree and even the big man himself, Santa, to keep Charlotteans in the holiday mood.


Corporate Plaza
6:30 pm:  VIP’s, ACC Mascots and DJ Drex from Kiss 95.1 light the Tree!

Disc Plaza
5:30-8:00pm: Christmas K 104.7 and Kiss 95.1 bring classic radio holiday music to get everyone feeling festive. You can’t miss them - they’re next to our giant inflatable reindeer.

Polk Park
5:30-8:00pm: Make sure you head down to Santa Village and get your free picture with Santa.

Independence Plaza
5:30-8:00pm: ACC mascots are here to gear everyone up for the Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship.  Mascots will take pictures and have games set out for fans. The ACC Trophy will also be available for display and pictures.

For more ACC freebies check out ACC FanFest, a free event presented by AT&T with interactive games, team bands, mascots, pep rallies, Corporate Champion attractions and giveaways, food/beverages, autograph opportunities with ACC Legends and live entertainment all day long.

Holidays in the City, presented by your greater Charlotte Hyundai Dealers, is holding a ‘Holiday Cash’ giveaway. Enter your name at the Kiss 95.1 tent for a chance to win $5,000 ‘Holiday Cash’ to be awarded Dec. 4th at 7th Street Public Market. Check http://www.7thstreetpublicmarket.com/holidays-in-the-city-market/ for more details.

Holidays in the City is also collecting goods and monetary donations for Crisis Assistance Ministry, Mecklenburg County’s leading agency providing the working poor with emergency rent and utility assistance, clothing, household goods and furniture. Donations can be made at the tree-lighting ceremony.