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Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa on the Square

  • Glover Park 50 North Park Square Marietta, GA, 30060 United States (map)

Kick off the holiday season with The City of Marietta’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in conjunction with the arrival of Santa Claus in Glover Park on the Marietta Square. The fun begins at 4:00 p.m. with performances by local school choruses. Santa makes his grand entrance via a City of Marietta firetruck at 5:20 p.m. followed by the lighting of the City’s Christmas Tree at 6:00 p.m. Additionally, children can meet Santa until 8:00 p.m. that evening.

Event Schedule

4:00 p.m. Local School Chorus Performances until 8:00 p.m. (See performance schedule below)
5:20 p.m. Santa’s Arrival on the Square
5:30 p.m. Meet and Greet with Santa until 8:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. City’s Christmas Tree Lighting
6:05 p.m. Festival of Trees

Performance Schedule

4:00 p.m. FUMC Preschool Choir
4:20 p.m. The Walker School
4:40 p.m. Joyful Noise Band
5:00 p.m. Pebblebrook Gospel Choir
5:25 p.m. Marietta First Baptist
5:45 p.m. Sawyer Rd Singing Starfish
6:15 p.m. Hickory Hills Elementary Chorus
6:35 p.m. Keheley Cougar Chorus
6:55 p.m. Park Street Performing Panthers
7:15 p.m. West Side Singing Stingers
7:30 p.m. A.L. Burruss Chorus


Earlier Event: July 13
Christmas in July
Later Event: December 6
Photos with Santa