ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING FESTIVAL IN CHARLOTTE
"The magic of Christmas comes when you light the tree."
Ring in the holiday season at Bank of America Stadium. The Carolina Panthers and Charlotte FC will host their 10th annual Tree Lighting Festival this Tuesday, November 21st starting at 5:00 PM.
Fans, friends and families are all invited to this year's festival, which includes activities for the entire family, culminating with a new twist on the traditional tree lighting moment at 7:00 PM. The tree is a 50-foot-tall Norway Spruce harvested from Newland, North Carolina, It will feature some 50,000 string lights to light up the season.
"Christmas is too sparkly… said no one ever."
The Tree Lighting Festival will also include:
- Special guest appearances and performances from the Black & Blue Crew, PurrCussion, Sir Minty, Sir Purr, the TopCats, and Santa Claus.
- Photo opportunities, letter writing, a holiday movie, free hot cocoa, and more.
- Interactive stations for guests, such as blanket-making station with the TopCats and a Carolina Panthers/Charlotte FC Color-Your-Own Snow Globe Station.
- Guests are encouraged to bring unused winter accessories, such as hats, gloves and scarves to be donated to Communities in Schools.
The event is free, but you do need tickets. To order tickets for the Panthers Annual Tree Lighting Festival, click here.
"It's not Christmas without cookies and the lighting of the town tree."