Holiday Tree Lighting + Santa’s Arrival

November 23, 2019 4:00 pm–9:00 pm

**UPDATE**: Tonight’s Tree Lighting Celebration is still scheduled as planned starting with the Vendor Village at 4 p.m. Please note the trackless train is unable to run and some performances will be limited due to the poor forecast. Santa Claus will make his grand entrance at 6 p.m. shortly before the Tree Lighting and will be available for photos afterward. We look forward to seeing you tonight!

Get ready to deck the halls at Blakeney Shopping Center! Welcome Santa with our Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, November 23. See below for the full schedule of activities. Arrive early to eat, drink and mingle with friends and family and to enjoy special offers from select Blakeney restaurants and retailers. Keep up with the latest on the Facebook Event Page here

Activities + Vendor Village: 4 to 7 p.m.

The day begins at 4 p.m. in the Vendor Village. Explore family-friendly activities including a trackless train, crafts, dance performances and more until 7 p.m. The little ones can even say hello to their favorite holiday characters! Plus, Ramona from The Link 107.9 will be on-site throughout the evening with Christmas jams and jingles.

Santa Arrives in Horse Drawn Carriage: 6 p.m.

Santa Claus will make his grand entrance at 6 p.m. to greet everyone before the official tree lighting ceremony

Photos with Santa: 6 to 9 p.m.

Stop by Santa’s House following the ceremony for a photo opportunity with Jolly Old Saint Nicholas until 9 p.m. Saturday’s activities will also launch the formal opening of the Santa Photo Experience. Blakeney Shopping Center is thrilled to welcome back the custom-built house, located on the Village Green between bluemercury and K|LA Boutique. Visit November 23 through December 22 for pictures with Santa Claus.