Detroit's Tree Lighting

DUE TO WEATHER THIS MEETUP IS NOW AN FYI EVENT.
IF YOU DECIDE TO ATTEND YOU WILL NEED UMBRELLA, PLASTIC BAGS, PONCHO OR OTHER RAIN PROTECTIVE GEAR. 


IF IT IS RAINING AT 5 I WILL NOT BE ATTENDING.

DON'T FORGET THE ACTUAL LIGHTING OF THE TREE TONIGHT IS SCHEDULED FOR 7:30PM.

Here is what is happening that evening in Detroit.

PREFERRED VIEWING AT THE RINK SIDE LOUNGE FROM 5PM – 8PM Watch the Tree Lighting Ceremony up close from the East side of the Rink. Entrance is on the East Plaza near the Tree. Gate opens at 4pm.

Admission is $10 Adults, $5 Children.

SPECTACULAR ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCES 6:30pm – 8:00pm

20 Individual Performance from Detroit Entertainers, Choirs and Champion Skaters of all ages from the Detroit Skate Club and Arctic Figure Skating Club. 

TREE LIGHTS APPROXIMATELY 7:30 

Enjoy the show with warm or cold beverages from the Rink Side Lounge next to toasty patio heaters throughout the viewing area. 

TREE LIGHTING ACTIVITIES: FOOD, DRINK AND SHOPPING located in Cadillac Square. Specialty food and drinks, live music, craft beers from noon – midnight 

CARRIAGE RIDES located on Monroe. Horse drawn carriage ride through Downtown Detroit from 6pm - midnight. Tickets $5 per person 

FAMILY FUN TENT located adjacent to Cadillac Square. Adults and children alike will enjoy themselves in the “Family Fun Tent” provided free by The Salvation Army from 5pm – 8pm.

Little ones will have a great time in the Red Kettle Bounce House. 

SANTA located inside the Compuware Atrium. Share your holiday wishes with Santa 5pm – 9pm 

VIDEO SCREEN PROJECTION located South side of Cadillac Square

Stay warm next to the fire pits and quench your thirst with satellite Beer Garden stands while viewing the live performances on the big screen


You can come later than 5:30, actual lighting of the tree is around 7:30pm, entertainment starts at 6:30pm. I will be there earlier to find a great spot and look around for good photo opportunities. If you would like to join me early please do so. We will meet at the gates where we will be buying tickets.



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  • carol S.

    I couldn't find anybody

    November 23, 2013

  • Vessela

    WEATHER IS NOT VERY PICTURE FRIENDLY TODAY.
    I WILL SCHEDULE ANOTHER MEETUP AS A DETROIT NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY FOR DECEMBER 4TH AND MAKE THIS FYI EVENT DUE TO WEATHER.
    YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOMED TO ATTEND TODAY'S EVENT WITH UMBRELLA, PLASTIC BAGS, PONCHO OR OTHER RAIN PROTECTIVE GEAR.
    IF IT IS RAINING AT 5 I WILL NOT BE ATTENDING. DON'T FORGET THAT THE ACTUAL LIGHTING OF THE TREE TONIGHT IS SCHEDULED FOR 7:30PM.

    November 22, 2013

  • Vessela

    According to the forecast today will rain 50% chance

    November 22, 2013

  • Sean D. F.

    Venessa can you contact me about this... [masked] thank you

    November 6, 2013

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