Join Boston for the 72nd Annual Boston Common Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 5th from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
"The holiday decorations throughout Boston Common and the Public Garden, including the City of Boston’s official Christmas tree, will light up in sequence shortly before 8 p.m. when Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Honorable Andrew Younger, Minister with the Government of Nova Scotia, are joined by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Santa Claus. The show will close with a pyrotechnic display by MagicFire, Inc.
WCVB TV’s Anthony Everett and JC Monahan will host Channel 5’s live broadcast of the event beginning at 7 p.m. featuring New Kid on the Block Joey McIntyre, 'American Idol' Season 11 finalist Erica Van Pelt, Blue Man Group, Nova Scotia band Squid Precision Drumming, Morning Star Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Boston Ballet, Boston Celtics official junior dance team LilPhunk, and representatives of the Boston Red Sox with the 2013 World Series trophy."
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