Portland (Christmas / Holiday) Tree Lighting Photo By Chris Lae
Are you ready for the Holiday season?!! Portland’s 2012 Christmas / Holiday tree arrives this Friday in Pioneer Square. Festivities include a visit from Santa, the Get A Life Marching Band, seasonal songs performed by the Dickens Carolers and free hot chocolate provided by Unitus Community Credit Union The lighting is the Friday after Thanksgiving, and will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini.
If you are going to lighting event, it a good idea to go a bit early as it is rather crowded by 4PM. A description of the lighting event plus more pictures and a video here.
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2012 Portland Stimson Lumber Christmas Tree Info:
Stimson Lumber Tree Arrival | November 9, 2012 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Come downtown to welcome the arrival of Portland’s 75-foot tall Douglas Fir to Portland’s Living Room. Festivities include a visit from Santa, the Get A Life Marching Band, seasonal songs performed by the Dickens Carolers and free hot chocolate provided by Unitus Community Credit Union.
Pioneer Place Santa Arrival Parade | November 17 | 10:00AM
Join Pioneer Place in welcoming Santa to Portland! He’ll be arriving at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Saturday, November 17 th at 10:00AM to lead a family-friendly procession down SW Morrison Street to Pioneer Place. Get ready for a morning of songs, Santa and surprises!
Tree Lighting Ceremony | November 23 at 5:30PM
The day after Thanksgiving, thousands of Portlanders will gather at the Square to celebrate the lighting of the spectacular 75ft Tree provided by Stimson Lumber Company. This year’s event will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini and much more. With a big tree, colorful lights and Portland’s largest community sing-a-long this is an event you won’t want to miss!
Our Portland Events App for PDX Pipeline is now available for iPhones, Android phones and iPads!
Now, you can have all of the great Portland Holiday Events from our website in the palm of your hand when you’re out on the town. We have also added live happy hours, concert schedules and movies times to help you plan a fun night out in Portland!
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