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BOCA RATON, FL – October 8, 2019 – Light Up Downtown Boca, a series of winter holiday festivities including parades, concerts and more, kicks off on Saturday, November 23 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater (MPA), 590 Plaza Real, from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. with a FREE Holiday Festival culminating with the City of Boca Raton’s and Mizner Park’s annual tree lighting ceremony.
The event will include free carnival rides and bounce houses, an artificial ice rink, Santa’s Circus variety show, holiday market vendors, Carolers, street performers, letters to Santa, photos with Santa ($5 each), carnival food for purchase, and more!
The highlight of the evening will be the ceremonial lighting of the City’s tree led by Mayor Scott Singer that will illuminate simultaneously with Mizner Park’s 47-foot animated tree at the south end of the center near Lord & Taylor, followed by a spectacular fireworks display above the MPA.
Throughout Mizner Park, 50,000 LED lights will adorn 75 palm trees; poles will be laced with garland; lights and four wreaths (each 60” in diameter) will be placed throughout the center; garland will be swooped throughout the gazebos and the valet parking station – all of which will be decorated with lights and holiday trimmings.
Located at the south end of the center near Lord & Taylor, Mizner Park’s “iTree” consists of more than 32,000 life-like PVC branches, red & gold bows, ornament clusters and 25,000 clear & multi-colored LED lights. There will be 20-minute musical light shows performed nightly at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. starting on Wednesday, November 22 and continuing through the holiday season. The tree will be illuminated for photo opportunities between shows.
Your favorite Mizner Park restaurants will be open with special seating options offering great views of the holiday decor, lights, and fireworks. Please contact the restaurants directly for more information.
The event is sponsored by the City of Boca Raton, Mizner Park, and WPBF-TV.
Other holiday events, presented by the City of Boca Raton, include:
Attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, car pool and use free parking at City Hall, the Boca Raton Library and Downtown Boca Library.
For more information visit www.myboca.us or call 561.367.7073.