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Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 29

The public is invited to attend Schaumburg's annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 29 that will include caroling and photos with Santa Claus.

The evening's activities will begin with holiday caroling at 6 p.m. at the Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court. The fire department will escort Santa on a fire truck that will arrive at 6:30 p.m. in the plaza between the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center and the Prairie Center. 

Schedule of Events:

  • 6 to 6:30 p.m. - Caroling by the Village President, Village Board and Clerk in the Maggie Atcher Theatre in the Prairie Center
  • 6:30 p.m. - Santa arrives via fire truck to light the tree with the Village President
  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Holiday balloon twisters and character visit by Anna and Elsa from the movie Frozen
  • 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. - Santa meets with children in the Maggie Atcher Theatre
  • 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. - Schaumburg Youth Choir performs carols

Attendees are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to this event for the Schaumburg Food Pantry. Requested items include canned meals and pasta, soup, juice, snacks and crackers, dry pasta, tomato products, tissues, paper towels, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner. All items can be placed in the designated boxes located in the Prairie Center lobby. Additionally, items will be accepted at the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center during business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday through Thursday, December 26.

For more information, contact Special Events Coordinator Roxane Benvenuti or dial 311 in the village.