*Postponed from November 20 to November 27 due to rain.
The Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District is proud to announce the event schedule for our annual Tree Lighting ceremony on Sunday, November 27th, 2016.
It's the most wonderful time of the year when HB Downtown fills the second block of Main Street with entertainment, holiday craft vendors, and free refreshments.
2:00PM - VENDOR FAIR OPENS
2:15PM - TUBACHRISTMAS
3;30PM - FOREVER YOUNG
4:00PM - HUNTINGTON BEACH HS CHEER
4:00PM - REFRESHMENTS (TREATS & HOT COCOA) while supplies last
4:20PM - SUNSHINE GENERATION
4:45PM - APA SURF CITY SINGERS
5:30PM - OFFICIAL WELCOME & ALL-AMERICAN BOYS CHORUS
6:00PM - SANTA'S ARRIVAL & TREE LIGHTING, FOLLOWED BY MORE ALL-AMERICAN BOYS CHORUS
The event starts at 2PM with TubaChristmas taking over Main Street. Tuba players have been looking forward to this special performance since their first visit two years ago. Nearly 50 tuba players gather on Main Street to kickoff an afternoon jam-packed with holiday spirit. With this performance, TubaChristmas raises money for the Harry Phillips..... who .....
Forever Young is a local legend, with most performers over 90 years old, bringing us almost 440 years of combined wisdom and entertaining fun. The group includes a MGM/The Little Rascals tap dancer, former banjoist with Banjo King Eddie Peabody, a clarinetist with the Air Force and Los Angeles Rams bands, a woman singer and dancer at USOs, and a guitarist/banjo player, who has been a hit performer for decades.
Also new this year, the Huntington Beach High School Cheer Team follows Forever Young, bringing their high-energy spirit to our holiday celebration.
And, returning to our Miracle on Main Street Tree Lighting Celebration, we have the Sunshine Generation and APA's Surf City Singers. The Sunshine Generation is a performing arts program offered through the HB Parks and Recreation, for children aged 6-12 years old. APA's Surf City Singers represent the top choral performers, from our local high schools.
Tap flyer for details.