City Sets Date for 2019 Celebration of Lights Tree Lighting & Night-time Light Parade
The City of El Paso has set the date for the downtown Christmas tree lighting ceremony and parade.
This year’s annual festivities will take place on Nov. 23, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
Downtown El Paso and the area in and around San Jacinto Plaza will again play host to the full day of holiday entertainment that will culminate with the spectacular nighttime parade featuring numerous floats, vehicles, and walking groups all tricked out in colorful lights.
November 23 is also the date Winterfest will get underway.
From the 23rd to Sunday, January 5, 2020, downtown will become a Winter Wonderland of glimmering lights and family-friendly activities that will once again include an outdoor ice-skating rink in the Arts Festival Plaza, and free classic holiday movies at the Plaza.
Schedule of Events· Saturday, November 23 · 2019 Celebration of Lights
Ice Rink Officially Opens
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Holiday Downtown Art & Farmers Market
First Armored Division Band in San Jacinto Plaza
St. Anthony Franciscanos Choir in San Jacinto Plaza
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
El Paso Locomotive FC Presents Sun City Express
Holiday Lighting Ceremony in San Jacinto Plaza
Holiday Lighting Parade & Parade Arrival at San Jacinto Plaza
Entertainment on Main Stage in San Jacinto Plaza