The Annual Highland Park Holiday Lighting Ceremony will be on Saturday, November 19 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Port Clinton Square in Downtown Highland Park. This free, family event will offer live performances, prizes, a visit from Santa and more.
Entertainment will be provided by Elm Place Middle School Choir, Highland Park High School Band, Irina Makkai Classical Ballet and Dance School, Lake Forest Country Day School Choir, The Performer’s School Choir, Soul2Sole Dance and North Shore School of Dance.
2:45 PM: Arrival of Santa
3:00 PM: Highland Park High School Band
3:25 PM: Elm Place Middle School Choir
3:45 PM: Lake Forest Country Day School Choir
4:05 PM: The Performer’s School
4:30 PM: Soul2Soul Dance Inc.
4:55 PM: Tree Lighting Count Down with Nancy Rotering – Highland Park Mayor
There will be Nutcracker performances by Irina Makkai Ballet in the windows of Uncle Dan’s – The Great Outdoor Store from 3 – 5:30 PM.
Almost 20 businesses are participating this year by either donating to the raffle prize, providing an in-kind donation or being a stop along the scavenger hunt. Stop by Local Business’ for Treats and Activities! Click here to find out more: http://www.cityhpil.com/
Free parking will be available in the Central District between 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM – come early to shop and dine in Highland Park! Come early for lunch or stay for dinner – go to downtownhp.com to plan your day.
Holiday Lighting Special Offers:
Michael’s Chicago-Style Red Hots – 1/2 priced adult beverage slushies (Strawberry Margarita and Vodka Sprizter)
Goodies Etc. – Cash Mob (10AM-3PM) Bring a canned food item for the Moraine Township Food Bank and get a chance to spin the prize wheel. Free chocolate samples!
Pulse Fitness – “Light Up your Fitness” – 25% off all membership packages and services when purchased on 11.19. We will be open 8 am – 7 pm!