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Holiday Promenade & Tree Lighting Ceremony

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2020 Date: TBA

Claremont Village & Depot

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

FREE Admission


A holiday event for the whole family.  This event includes live entertainment, a magnificent tree lighting ceremony, and a visit from Santa Claus.  Village business will be participating as holiday cheer stops and will be providing holiday treats. 


Depot (Main Stage)

  • 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Carolers

  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Band

  • 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Band

Throughout Village & Plaza

  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Cheer Stops, Carolers, Music

City Hall

  • 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Photos with Santa  & Entertainment

Packing House

  • 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Music, Arts & Craft Vendors, Music & Entertainment

Shelton Park

  • 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Music & Entertainment


The Holiday Promenade & Tree Lighting Ceremony is co-sponsored by the City of Claremont, Claremont Village Marketing Group, and the DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont with support from Claremont Lincoln University.


For more information about this event, please contact the Human Services Department at (909) 399-5490 or by email at