Seems like lighting the Christmas tree makes the season official and we have a couple fun tree lighting events here in Reno and Sparks. Check them out this holiday season with your family!
2015 Reno/Sparks Christmas Tree Lighting Events
The Lights Up Tree Lighting at The Summit
Where: Center Plaza near Vans and Tilly's, Reno
When: Saturday, November 21st from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Summit will start the holidays off with a free holiday concert and fireworks display. The Lights Up celebration will include the official lighting of The Summit’s holiday decorations and tree, a live concert by all-star group of JamPro Music Factory students, a grand fireworks show, giveaways, enter-to-win prize packages, and a special “First Gift of Christmas” presentation by Santa.
Keep an eye out for Archie who will be giving out free skate rentals for ice skating at the ice rink. For more information and to learn more about holiday events taking place at The Summit, visit TheSummitOnline.com or call 775-853-7800.
Sparks Annual Hometowne Christmas Celebration
Two days of events will take place in Victorian Square, downtown Sparks.
Tree Lighting: Friday, December 4th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Gather ‘round the tree as Mayor Martini turns on the glorious lights. Event includes great entertainment and treats for the kids.
Christmas Parade: Saturday, December 5th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Watch the traditional Christmas parade along with entertainment, photos with Santa, and arts and crafts. This year’s theme is All Aboard The Hometowne Express! Parade goers can expect whistle stops, box cars, train engineers, and Santa bringing up the caboose. Come down early and get hot chocolate. Check in on Santa at Santa’s Village at the Schoolhouse, while the elves at the Boys and Girls Club keep Santa in the “ho-ho-ho” mood.
Learn more on their website cityofsparks.us/christmasparade