WPB Gets Ready to Rock Around the Holiday Tree

Tree Arrives for Clematis by Night Holiday Lighting in Downtown West Palm Beach

WHO:      The City of West Palm Beach, Community Events Division

WHAT:    The City of West Palm Beach is getting ready to rock around the holiday tree!  The City’s real holiday tree will roll into downtown West Palm Beach on Monday, December 1.  This 40-ft blue spruce from Beech Mountain, North Carolina is the largest real holiday tree to be displayed in Palm Beach County.

The tree will be officially lit at the Clematis by Night Holiday Lighting event on Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. along with a menorah and kinara.  The holiday celebrations will also include the 3rd Annual West Palm Beach Mayor’s Parade down Clematis Street at 6:30 p.m., an illuminated light canopy, great live entertainment, lots of kid’s activities, a visit from Santa and much more!

WHEN:    Come catch all the action as the City and holiday crews set up and decorate the tree for the annual Clematis by Night Holiday Lighting.

Monday, December 1, 2008
9:00 am            Tree Arrives in Centennial Square
9:00 am – 10:30 am    Hoisting and Anchoring of Holiday Tree

Tuesday, December  2 & Wednesday, December 3, 2008
9:00 am – noon        Decorating of Holiday Tree

WHERE:    Centennial Square – 100 Block of Clematis Street, Downtown West Palm Beach

SPONSORS:    The Clematis by Night Holiday Lighting is produced by the City of West Palm Beach in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority and features the 3rd Annual West Palm Beach Mayor’s Parade presented by Good Samaritan Medical Center.  Additional sponsors included The Palm Beach Post, KOOL 105.5 fm, WPTV NewsChannel 5, Wachovia, Coca-Cola, Coors Light, Heineken, Samuel Adams, the West Palm Beach Marriott, and many others.  For more information, please contact the City of West Palm Beach, Community Events Division at 561-822-1515.