Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa on the Square

Kick off the holiday season with The City of Marietta’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in conjunction with the arrival of Santa Claus in Glover Park on the Marietta Square. The fun begins at 4:00PM with performances by local school choruses. Santa makes his grand entrance via a City of Marietta firetruck at 5:20PM followed by the lighting of the City’s Christmas Tree at 6:00pm. Additionally, children can meet Santa until 8:00PM that evening.


 December 3rd, 2020 4:00PM – 8:00PM


Glover Park at Historic Marietta Square, 50 N Park Square NE Marietta, GA 30060

Event Schedule

4:00     Local School Chorus Performances until 8:00PM (See performance schedule below)
5:20     Santa’s Arrival on the Square
5:30     Meet and Greet with Santa until 8:00PM
6:00     City’s Christmas Tree Lighting
6:05     Festival of Trees

Chorus Schedule

4:00     FUMC Preschool Choir
4:20     The Walker School
4:40     Joyful Noise Band
5:00     Dunleith Dolphin Chorus
5:25     Marietta First Baptist
5:45     Sawyer Rd Singing Starfish
6:15     Hickory Hills Elementary Chorus
6:30     The Keheley Comets
6:45     Park Street Performing Panthers
7:05     West Side Singing Stingers
7:25     A.L. Burruss Chorus 

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Additional Information

For more information, call the Marietta Parks and Recreation Department at 770-794-5601.