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Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting Celebration

  • City Plaza 400 Fayetteville Street Raleigh, NC, 27601 United States (map)

Save the Date for the Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting Celebration, presented by Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, on Saturday, December 2 from 4 pm - 8 pm. This year’s celebration features a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, live entertainment, a 40-foot Snowzilla Slide, other amusements and activities, holiday refreshments, the Gingerbread House contest, and Holiday Hounds Costume contest (which you can sign up for here.) The fun culminates in City Plaza with the Mayor’s lighting of the 35-foot Norway spruce tree brought in from the mountains of North Carolina.

Earlier Event: December 2
Holiday Open House at Lafayette Village
Later Event: December 2
Sleigh Rides and Cider