Ald. Scott Spiker
Press Release

Garden District ushers in the holiday season with multiple events this week

 

By - Nov 28th, 2022 09:13 am

The 13th Aldermanic District – also known as the Garden District – will celebrate the holiday season with multiple events taking place this week. The annual district tree lighting and Winter Wonderland display will kick-off the festivities on Tuesday, November 29 at the intersection of 6th and Norwich, one block south of Howard. The program will begin at 6 p.m. and feature caroling by area schools with the tree lighting at 7 p.m. Free cookies and hot chocolate will be available while supplies last. This year’s special guests for the annual tree lighting are Mayor Cavalier Johnson and Police Chief Jeffrey Norman. The Winter Wonderland display of lights features 50,000 lights, and will remain in-place throughout the holiday season.

District Alderman Scott Spiker is encouraging residents citywide to come join in on the seasonal fun. “Every year the Garden District goes above and beyond to create a welcoming atmosphere that is full of holiday cheer and fun for the whole family,” he said. “We will kick-off the season with our annual tree lighting on Tuesday, and follow that up with Songs of the Season on Saturday. I would invite residents from across the 13th District and the entire city to come participate in the holiday fun.”

The Songs of the Season event will take place on Saturday, December 3 also at 6th and Norwich. Caroling will begin at 4:30 p.m. Song lyric books will be provided at the event, as will hot chocolate and cookies.

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