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Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Mark your calendars! The City of Des Plaines is hosting a festive weekend full of fun on Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3.

The annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off on Friday, Dec. 2, with an appearance from Santa and live community entertainment.

On Saturday, Dec. 3, experience trolley tours around the city, walk through an artisan market and watch a live ice sculpting demo right in Metropolitan Square.

All are welcome to these family-friendly winter celebrations! Visit to learn more.




December 2, 2022



City of Des Plaines



Metropolitan Square

Metropolitan Way at Market Street
Des Plaines, IL United States
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Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711