Tree lighting ceremonies in Palm Beach Co.

Posted at 11:50 PM, Dec 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-02 23:50:17-05

Multiple tree lighting ceremonies across Palm Beach County are illuminating the holiday season. 

The Worth Avenue tree in Palm Beach is sparkling with holiday spirit after a tree lighting ceremony Tuesday. 

There was a holiday parade through Hibiscus Piazza and the triangular shaped park near Saks 5th Avenue.  Santa rode in a Palm Beach Fire Rescue truck as the Cardinal Newman Marching Band filled the evening with music.

Palm Beach Gardens is holding its festival Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Burns Road Recreation Center at 4404 Burns Rd.  The free event includes activities and crafts, music and face painting and magic performances.  Details can be found HERE.

In West Palm Beach, Sandi Land: Holiday in Paradise is accompanying Clematis by Night on Thursday, Dec. 3.  The giant tree sculpted of sand has become a feature downtown at the waterfront.  Details can be found HERE.

Dec. 6, the Flagler Museum will hold its lighting ceremony and holiday lecture in Palm Beach at 2 p.m.  The festivities surrounding the lighting continue 3-5 p.m.  Details are at THIS LINK.

In Delray Beach, the 100-foot Christmas tree is being lit on Dec. 10 at 7:15 p.m. after a visit by Santa, who will be riding in a BMW. This was postponed from Dec. 3 because of weather. But the tree, Santa photos, the gift shoppe and ice-skating will officially open at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 4.

Other children’s activities, music and performances will be looped into the event.  Visitors can send a card to troops stationed abroad.  Visit THIS LINK for more details. 

Meanwhile, New York City is hosting the Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. with the Today Show hosts.  The event will be carried live on WPTV NewsChannel 5.  Learn more HERE.