City of Jacksonville Announces Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Event in Hemming Park

November 13, 2019  
Fifty-six foot christmas tree lit at night

56 ft. Christmas tree graciously donated by the Sleiman family

Join the City of Jacksonville for a Holiday Event and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Hemming Park on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The City of Jacksonville thanks the Sleiman family for their generosity and for donating the tree in honor of Eli Sr. and Josephine Sleiman. Hemming Park is proud to host the beautiful, energy-efficient, 56-foot Christmas tree that boasts over 78,000 LED lights,150 ornaments and has been a staple in Downtown Jacksonville’s holiday traditions for the last 32 years. The Christmas tree lighting will take place during Art Walk to compliment the many, additional holiday themed festivities planned by Downtown Vision, Inc.
 
WHEN:         
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019
Art Walk: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: 6:25 p.m.
 
WHERE:       
Hemming Park
135 W. Monroe St. – 32202
 
About the City of Jacksonville: The City of Jacksonville is the largest city by land mass in the contiguous United States, serving approximately 900,000 residents. Located in Duval County, City of Jacksonville leadership includes the mayor and a 19-member City Council.