By Lesley Van Winkle, News of Mill Creek.
The Tree Lighting event will be preceded by Town Center events starting at 1:00 pm and the Santa Parade at 3:30 pm.
A few highlights from the Tree Lighting event include performances by Jackson High School Drum line, Voices Northwest Choir, cookie decorating, carriage and wagon rides, and photos with Santa and his Elves.
Rotary of Mill Creek and the Mill Creek Business Association will provide complimentary horse drawn carriage rides through the Town Center.
Don’t forget to bring your camera!
The Mill Creek Town Center Business Association heard your feedback, and they are excited to announce the return of the Santa’s Coming to Town Parade on December 5th.
There will be events and activities throughout Mill Creek Town Center beginning at 1:00 pm and ending with the parade down Main Street at 3:30 pm.
Schedule of Events:
- 1:00-4:00 Interactive holiday activities at various Town Center businesses.
- 2:30-4:00 Complimentary Cookie Decorating at Central Market.
- 2:30-3:15 Voices NW Choir performs at Starbucks.
- 2:45-3:15 Gateway Choir performs at University Bookstore.
- 3:30-4:00 Parade - starts at LA Fitness and ends at City Hall.
- 4:00-4:25 Voices NW Choir and Jackson High School drum line perform at City Hall.
- 4:25-4:30 Welcoming Remarks by Mayor Pruitt at City Hall.
- 4:30 SANTA ARRIVES! Join Santa & Mayor Pruitt in the Tree Lighting countdown.
- 4:30-7:00 Complimentary Carriage Rides at City Annex parking lot.
- 4:30-7:00 Complimentary Santa Photos & hot beverages in the large community room (Annex building).
- 4:30-7:00 Children’s craft activities in the small community room (Annex building).
- 4:35-5:00 Mill Creek Chorale performs at City Hall.
- 5:00-6:00 Jackson High School Jazz Band performs at City Annex parking lot.
- 6:00-7:00 Stiltzman performs at City Annex Parking lot.