Join the party at the Mayor’s Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting

Photo courtesy of the Mayor's Office of Special Events

Enjoy a live musical showcase, the lighting of the massive Christmas tee in front of City Hall and the holiday fireworks finale on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm.

Mayor Annise Parker welcomes all Houstonians to the free 95th annual Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting spectacular, officially kicking off the Christmas holidays for the City of Houston. In addition to the tree lighting itself and the fireworks finale over City Hall, you’ll find a full program of live musical entertainment and an appearance by Santa Claus himself.

Photo courtesy of the Mayor’s Office of Special Events

The show is headlined by Angie Stone and Chanté Moore, Grammy-nominated R&B vocalists and stars of the TV show R&B Divas. The showcase will also feature performances from the MET too Dance Company, Houston Children’s Chorus, Barbara Padilla, Planet Funk and more.

Santa Claus will be in attendance, posing for free photos in a North Pole-themed booth. Mrs. Claus will also be in attendance.

If you bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Salvation Army booth, you’ll receive a light-up Santa hat from Reliant Energy.

Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting 2014

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