Santa will ride in on a fire truck at the 40th annual Tree Lighting at the Darien Sport Shop parking lot on Sunday, Nov. 25.
The event begins at 4:30 p.m., with a performance from the Darien High School Tudor Singers. Hot cocoa and doughnuts will be served.
— an announcement from Darien Sport Shop and Darien Parks and Recreation Department
The four-decade tradition continues with Santa’s arrival at 5 p.m. for the tree lighting, followed by jolly St. Nick listening to wishes from those of all ages!
Complimentary refreshments of coffee and donuts will be provided by Darien Parks and Recreation sponsored by Darien Doughnut as well as hot cocoa provided by the Darien Boy Scouts.
Make plans to conclude your Thanksgiving weekend with a magical local family tradition here in Darien.
This is one of two downtown outdoor holiday celebrations with Santa. Here’s the other one, a week later, on Sunday, Dec. 1:
This year in partnership with Darien Parks and Recreation, providing coffee and doughnuts, and sponsored by Darien Doughnut. The hot cocoa comes from Darien Boy Scouts.
Please reach out to either the Darien Sport Shop (203) 655-2575 or Darien Parks and Recreation (203) 656-7325 with any questions.
This event is free to attend. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and we look forward to seeing you on the 25th!
This article originally was published on Nov. 17. The timestamp has been changed to put the article link back on the home page.