CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS CHRISTMAS TREE
The Celebration of Lights comes back to Downtown El Paso on December 2nd. The annual Downtown Christmas tree lighting ceremony and parade are a yearly favorite in El Paso. Downtown El Paso will again play host to a full day of holiday entertainment that will begin with a Holiday Market at noon and culminate with the spectacular nighttime parade featuring numerous floats and walking groups all tricked out in colorful lights. The parade begins north of Campbell on Main Street, and proceeds left on Mesa Street to Overland and left on Campbell to Myrtle. The Christmas tree lighting festivities will begin at 4:30 p.m. in San Jacinto Plaza. A fireworks display and the annual light parade will follow immediately after.
2017 Celebration of Lights Schedule of Events
Mayor Dee Margo will flip the switch for his first time on the hundreds of thousands of lights that will set San Jacinto Plaza aglow at 5:30 p.m. The tree lighting will be followed by the annual light parade winding down the streets of downtown
4:30 p.m. First Armored Division Band
5:00 p.m. St. Anthony’s Seminary Franciscanos Choir
5:30 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony
5:55 p.m. Celebration of Lights Parade
KVIA ABC7 will broadcast the Celebration of Lights festivities from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.