Merry & Bright: The Edgewater’s 6th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
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Merry & Bright: The Edgewater’s 6th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

November 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Spend time with family and friends this holiday season as we kick off the holidays with a joyous afternoon and evening full of free, family-friendly events, including performances by local choirs, kids’ crafts and more!

The Sixth Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 2 p.m. on Friday November 29 with Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving at 6 p.m. on the resort’s outdoor Grand Plaza.

This event is free and open to the public; food and beverage will be available for purchase.  Come celebrate with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Madison’s Place!

The schedule of events:

2:00 PM               Holiday Village Opens with Bucky Badger & Black Star Drum Line (Grand Ballroom)

2:30 PM               David Landau (Grand Ballroom)

3:00 PM               Central Midwest Ballet Academy (Grand Ballroom)

3:30 PM               Ken Lundquist Band (Grand Ballroom)

4:00 PM               Holiday Story Reading (Grand Ballroom, Story Corner)

4:20 PM               Central Midwest Ballet Academy (Grand Ballroom)

4:45 PM               Ringing Badgers Handbell Ensemble (Grand Ballroom)

5:30 PM               Grand Ballroom Holiday Village Closes Temporarily for Tree Lighting

5:45 PM               Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa and Mrs. Clause (Auto Court)

6:30 PM               Story Time with Santa & Mrs. Clause (Grand Ballroom)

6:45 PM               Classic Christmas Movies (Grand Ballroom)


November 29, 2019
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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