Paris Texas Downtown Christmas tree lighting event Nov. 20, 2021

City of Paris Recreation Dept. and the Main Street Project Volunteers are hosting the annual Downtown Christmas Tree lighting on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, from 4-8 p.m. at the Plaza.

Festivities begin at 4 p.m. and include visits and photos with Santa and the live reindeer. Hot chocolate and popcorn, and Cotton Candy will be available for sale, all proceeds going to the Paris Main Street downtown improvements.

Beginning at 5 p.m. carols of Christmas season will be performed by Ms. Shannon Jones. Chisum High School students will be hosting a craft table as a fundraiser.

The countdown to light the 30-foot tall Christmas tree will begin at 6 p.m. and led by the City of Paris Mayor, Paula Portugal.

“Come downtown and enjoy this time with friends and family and kick off the beginning of the holiday season,” says Cheri Bedford, Paris Main Street Coordinator.

For more information please contact Cheri Bedford at 903-784-9293 or email cbedford@paristexas.gov.

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