University City Partners are presenting UCity Lights, a tree lighting celebration, at Shoppes at University Place, 8931 J M Keynes Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina. This new holiday event will take place on Friday, December 1, 2023, from 5 to 9 p.m.
This is the first ever event of this kind at Shoppes at University Place.
Register for a chance to win prizes like tickets to Speedway Christmas, Charlotte Checkers and Carowinds!
This free event will include:
- Tree lighting at 7 p.m. with Mayor Vi Lyles
- Posh Pooch ugly sweater contest at 8:15 p.m.
- Face painting
- Holiday train rides
- Stories with Mrs. Claus
- Visit with Santa Claus and other famous holiday characters
- Ornament decorating station
- Live DJ
- Holiday stilt walkers
- Photo booth
- Live giveaways with prizes from local businesses
- Free light-up holiday necklaces for the first 300 attendees
- Free light-up holiday wands for the first 600 kids (3+)
Please bring a toy donation for Toys for Tots.
Also, here’s a big list of tree lighting celebrations in the Charlotte area! They’re usually a good place to find Santa!
More Holiday Events
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