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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Help Sugar Land Celebrate 60th Anniversary at 17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting!

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Santa and Mrs. Claus are bringing their holiday magic to Sugar Land Town Square for the 17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5-8 p.m.

The steps of City Hall will light up with holiday cheer and entertainment as various groups fill the stage with some of the community’s most popular performances, including the 2018 and 2019 winners of Sugar Land Superstar,  Sartartia Middle School Sweethearts, Fort Bend Christian Academy, EPIC Center for Dance, Commonwealth Elementary Fifth Grade Chorus and Recorder Choir, Anjuli Perubhatla, Sugar Land Middle School Cheer, Inspiration Stage, Sugar Land Sound Chorus, NuBirth Children’s Choir from the Fountain of Praise Church and Tropical Rhythms.

The Christmas spirit will come alive during the event with holiday-themed, walk-around entertainment. Throughout the event, families will have the opportunity to take free photos at different stations, including the chance to get a photo with Santa. This year’s event will incorporate special elements to honor the city of Sugar Land’s 60th Anniversary, including signature 60th Anniversary ornaments, a ‘Happy Birthday’ song tribute during the program’s intermission and special sweet treats for sale by local eateries, including The Sweet Boutique Bakery, Turquoise Grill & Bar, Kilwin’s, Decadent Coffee and Dessert Bar and Stacked Ice Cream.

As the evening comes to an end, families and friends will gather around the spectacular 40-foot Christmas tree located in the middle of Town Square plaza to help Santa and Mrs. Claus welcome the season with the annual lighting of the tree. Those who don’t want to miss the Christmas tree lighting finale are encouraged to arrive by 7:30 p.m. The lighting will end with a short fireworks display and a special surprise to conclude the event.

The event is open to the public. A complimentary shuttle service will run from Mercer Stadium, 16403 Lexington Blvd., to Sugar Land Town Square from 4:30-8:30 p.m. The shuttle is strongly recommended to avoid traffic. Limited parking will also be available in the Texas and Lone Star garages located at Sugar Land Town Square. 

For more information or to become an event sponsor, visit or give us a call at 311 or 281-275-2900. Don’t forget to like or follow the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation social media pages (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram) by searching @SugarLandParks.

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