Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza

CATCH THE SPIRIT on November 16th at the Milwaukee Holiday Light Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza!!!

photos are courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown

Two lighting celebrations kick off a season of cheer for downtown Milwaukee


104th Annual City Christmas Tree Lighting
Thursday, November 16
Entertainment: 5 p.m. | Program: 5:15 p.m. | Lighting: 5:29 p.m.
City Hall – Corner of Water & Wells

Join Mayor Tom Barrett in a century-old tradition. Hear music from local choirs, ensembles and theater groups then partake in the countdown. The electrified evergreen will shine at 5:29 p.m. After the lighting, walk over the Kilbourn Avenue bridge to the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza in Pere Marquette Park.

19th Annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival
Kick-Off Extravaganza
Thursday, November 16
Pre-Show Entertainment: 5:30 p.m. | Program: 6:30 p.m. | Lighting & Fireworks: 7 p.m.
Pere Marquette Park

The stage is set for the city’s biggest and brightest holiday party! Help turn on more than 500,000 lights throughout downtown! Local acts will charge up the crowd with spirited numbers.

Once the crowd is powered up, downtown’s lights and a fireworks spectacular will illuminate the night. After the show, free Jingle Bus rides will take guests past downtown’s newly lit scenes.

More Details here