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 17, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tell me about it!The event begins with brief presentations and musical entertainment. American Idol Winner Phillip Phillips and Roshon Fegan will perform. At 7 p.m., Phoenix Councilwoman Thelda Williams and Santa Claus will light the Christmas tree as snow falls. The lighting will be followed by a performance from Phoenix-based Angelique White Band. Every 15 minutes from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Santa will announce prize giveaways (winners must be present).
How do I get there?Take I-17 north to Anthem Way, Exit 229. It's on the northwest corner.
How do I get tickets and how much are they?There are no tickets. This is a free event.
What else should I know about holiday events at Outlets at Anthem?Outlets at Anthem boasts that it has the tallest freshly-cut Christmas tree in the nation. It is 110 feet tall, 27 feet wide and weighs 16 tons when fully decorated with 180 strands of LED lights stretching three miles and more than 6,000 ornaments, bows and a three-foot-tall copper star at the top.
Outlets at Anthem will be presenting a 4-pack, 6-pack and 8-pack of VIP Meet and Greets with Phillips to the highest bidders. All proceeds will go to the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. People can bid on the packages at The Outlets at Anthem online.
Do you have pictures of The Tree Lighting Ceremony at Outlets at Anthem?Yes. Enjoy these pictures from past holiday celebrations at The Outlets at Anthem.
What if I have more questions?For more information, visit The Outlets at Anthem online.
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