North of Phoenix, the Outlets at Anthem and outlet shopping mall in the community of Anthem, celebrates the holiday with Tree Lighting Ceremony.
When is The Tree Lighting Ceremony at Outlets at Anthem?Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tell me about it!At 7 p.m., Phoenix Councilwoman Thelda Williams and Santa Claus will light the Christmas tree. Pop music singer/songwriter, Bonnie McKee, known for her hit “American Girl” will perform a selection of music along with pop duo Megan and Liz. Also taking the stage will be the Phoenix-based Angelique White Band who will perform holiday and smooth jazz music. There will also be enter-to-win prizes.
How do I get there?
Take I-17 north to Anthem Way, Exit 229. It's on the northwest corner. Here is a map.
How do I get tickets and how much are they?
There are no tickets. This is a free event.
What else should I know?Outlets at Anthem boasts that it has the tallest freshly-cut Christmas tree in the nation at 115 ft. The white fir is decorated with three miles of LED lights, more than 6,000 ornaments and bows and a handmade 3-foot-tall copper star with 300 mini lights adorning it.
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What if I have more questions?For more information, visit The Outlets at Anthem online.
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