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Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mayor's Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration Flyer

Join Mayor Terry Tornek in starting Pasadena’s Holiday Season at the City’s FREE, family-friendly Tree Lighting Celebration! Enjoy great traditional music from local school and community groups, and free light refreshments. Be sure to bring your cameras for festival holiday photos with Santa Claus! The Tree is lit at 6 p.m. sharp, so get there early!

For more information call (626) 744-6530 or online at www.cityofpasadena.net.



Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting 2017 Schedule


5:00 PM MC Welcome – Lt Wallace & Sgt Thompson
5:05 PM Robinson Park Tiny Tots under the direction of Crystal Amaya & France Medows
5:15 PM LEARNS Cheer under the direction of Ms.Sharon
5:25 PM Longfellow Elementary After School Adventures Program Choir under the direction of Robin Turrentine
5:35 PM Boys and Girls Club Dance Team under the direction of Jasmine Fennell
5:45 PM  Adventures Cheer & Dance under the direction of Crystal Amaya

6:00 PM

Light Tree!

6:05 PM Wilson Drum Corp  under the direction of Marvin Hatchitt
6:15 PM Soloist Monet Bagneris holiday songs
6:25 PM  PHS LEARNS Dance Orchesis under the direction of Angie Vaughn & Gaby Cervantes
6:35-7:00 PM  Marshall Jazz Band (group) under the direction of Mr. Carafone

* Schedule subject to change.


Spark of Love Toy Drive

This year more than ever, please find it in your hearts to help fill one of the Pasadena Fire Department’s paramedic ambulances—and make our firefighters smile—by bringing a new, unwrapped toy or sports equipment for gifts to less fortunate boys or girls as part of the annual Spark of Love Toy Drive. Donate a new unwrapped toy for local children in need


Santa Photos

Photos with Santa are free to take using your personal camera or phone. It’s a very busy time of the year and to ensure Santa gets back to the North Pole on time, we are asking each family to take one photo with Santa. While you are in line, please have your camera or phone ready. Elves will be able to assist with taking family photos. The line will close at 7:00 p.m. Many families come out to get their holiday photos with Santa so we appreciate your patience and understanding.



Hot chocolate and mini brownies are provided courtesy of Amara Chocolate and Coffee


Free refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m. Only 1 serving per person. Portions are limited and given on a first come first served basis.




Join the Armory Center for the Arts for fun holiday art! You can also visit our North Pole mailbox station and write your letter to Santa!

Armory Center for the Arts Logo




All letters placed in the mailbox will be donated to the Macy’s Believe Campaign which benefits the Make-a-Wish Foundation


Holiday Tree

The Rotunda area is closed to the public during the duration of the event. It will re-open after the conclusion of the event, however the steps of City Hall will remain closed until all the event has been cleared.

This great family fun event is organized by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department, with the support of the Mayor’s Office, Department of Public Works, Pasadena Water & Power, Fire Department, Police Department and the City Manager’s Office.



December 1, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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City of Pasadena
(626) 744-7311


Pasadena City Hall
100 N. Garfield Avenue
Pasadena, 91101 United States
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(626) 744-6530