About the Event

This year’s tree lighting celebration will feature a variety of fun, family-friendly activities – all free of charge. Children and adults are invited to enjoy FREE rides, crafts and more. Folks can also enjoy horse carriage rides through our downtown! Bring Cameras!   Additionally, the event will highlight our downtown shops and eateries.  The celebration will also feature holiday themed live music from 6:30 to 8 p.m on stage next to the Christmas Tree.   101.1 More FM will also be onsite for the duration of the celebration playing Christmas Songs and games!

Make sure you stop and see Santa, grab some free cookies and hot chocolate and sing some holiday song with your friends and family as we celebrate the start to the holiday season.



5:00 p.m. – Roads Close (High St. from Garden to Mill/Washington & Mill Street at the T)
6:00 p.m. – Announcements, words from our Sponsors
6:05 p.m. – Parade Starts
6:45 p.m. – Santa and Mrs. Claus Arrive with the elves of Mount Holly
7:00 p.m. – Tree Lighting with Santa Claus (Free Hot Chocolate and cookies, while supplies last)***Sponsored by The Woman’s League in RCBC Building
7:10 p.m. – Lumberton School of Music
7:45 p.m. – Mount Holly F.W. Holbein Choir
8:00 p.m. – Sacred Heart Children’s Choir
7:00 – 9:00p.m. – Free Kids Crafts inside RCBC Building
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – The New More 101.1 FM – Philadelphia’s Christmas Station (Games and Giveaways)
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Take a picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Mill Race Village
8:45 p.m. – Last Chance to see Santa
9:00 p.m. – Event Ends