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Fall River Tree Lighting Celebration

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Tree Lighting Celebration will feature fun and free activities from 3–5 p.m. after the Greater Fall River RE-Creation’s Children’s Holiday Parade.

Mayor Paul Coogan and special guests will light the tree at approximately 4:15 p.m.

The festivities will include:

  • Photos with Santa
  • Hot cocoa donated by the Mongeon Dunkin Group
  • Soup donated by Blount Soups
  • Airbrush tattoos
  • Face painting
  • DJ Eric Juice
  • Crafts & Games
  • Giveaways
  • Performance by Circus Dynamics at 3:15 p.m.
  • Food trucks
  • Pops Brick Oven Pizza
  • Green Jar Cocina
  • Black Dog Donuts
  • Fancheezical
  • Bun Buds


December 2
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Government Center
1 Government Center
Fall River, MA 02722 United States
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