Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony


downtown Christmas tree lighting ceremony

November 18th Free for All Ages

The City of Redlands will again light up the holiday season when members of the Redlands City Council throw the switch to light the Historic Downtown and Redlands Civic Center with holiday lights.

The ceremony will take place at Ed Hales Park, at 5th and East State streets, at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, but the fun starts even earlier, beginning at 5 p.m., with live music, free hot cocoa, a bounce house, painting, crafts, a photo with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus and more.

 At 6:00 p.m. members of the City Council will flip a switch lighting the holiday tree and all of East State Street from Orange Street to Redlands Boulevard in the Historic Downtown area.

Available Amenities
  • Take a Photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus
  • During the event you will be able to enjoy our bounce house
  • Enjoy some live Entertainment from Ray Zeigler and The Marvels
  • Come and Get your Face Painted
  • Get Seasonal Balloon Art
  • Free Hot Cocoa (While supplies last)
  • Enjoy a seasonal Arts & Craft Station.