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Concord's 11th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, November 14, 2008

This is an archived article, click here for the 2011 event information.


Concord's  11th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on November 21, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 The location is Market Street and Cabarrus Ave across from the Downtown Parking Deck.

Market Street will start closing at approximately 1:00 p.m. from the intersections of Cabarrus and Market St. and Barbrick St. and Market St. Limited access will be available until 5:00 p.m. on Market St.

After 5:00 p.m. Market Street will be closed to all through traffic.


Entertainment this year will feature the Choral Academy under the direction of Gary Shive, Cox Mill Elementary Chorus under the direction of Eric Bond, and acoustic guitar by Gary Gilmore.
Santa Claus will be on hand for the children to make a request for gifts. Children’s crafts, face painting, and balloons will be available and free!
The Tree Lighting will take place at 6:30 p.m. with fireworks later at 7:30.

The Cabarrus Art Council Art Walk will take place  from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Over 20 galleries, restaurants, and shops will feature artwork.

Bring the entire family out for a wonderful night of fun!

Peter L. Franzese
Public Affairs and Projects Manager
Phone: 704-920-5210

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