Faneuil Hall Marketplace and CBS Boston's WBZ-TV are presenting the season's first Holiday Tree Lighting with a day full of entertainment on Saturday, November 23rd starting at 12pm. Additionally, the festivities will be televised from 7:30pm -8:00p.m. during a live program broadcast entitled "Faneuil Hall Tree Lighting Spectacular" on CBS Boston's WBZ-TV and myTV38 (WSBK-TV).
Schedule of Events for Faneuil Hall Tree Lighting Spectacular, Nov. 23rd
Programming 12N - 4:30
pm Entertainment Area - Main Stage at
Featuring DJ Joe Bermudez In Between Acts Plus CBS On-Air Talent
12:00 p.m. Arrival of Santa Claus
"A Christmas Story, The Musical"
1:00 p.m. Reverse Order
2:00 - 5:00 pm Featuring Mix 104.1's Gregg
Daniels and Fast Freddy
2:00 p.m. A ‘Cappella groups
Singer Aaron Tomashefsky & his band
3:00 p.m. Inspiration Performing Troupe
Pitch Slapped A'Cappella Group
4:00 p.m. Recording Artist LOU
Faneuil Hall Marketplace West End Stage:
5:00 p.m. Friends of Broadway Singing Group
6:00 p.m. Jukebox Dancers
Main Stage at Marketplace Center:
7:00 p.m. MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott and T Mascot Charlie
Recording Artist LOU
7:30- 8p.m. Live televised broadcast (WBZ-TV and myTV38 WSBK-TV)
The program will feature holiday musical performances by the Tanglewood Festival Chorus conducted by Maestro Keith Lockhart as well as Grammy-award winning Singer/Songwriter Paula Cole. It will also feature a tribute to Mayor Menino who will help "flip the switch" to light the 80-foot holiday tree, the tallest in the Northeast, located at Marketplace Center adjacent to Faneuil Hall. The event will also kick off the New England Patriots Annual Holiday Toy Drive for which Faneuil Hall Marketplace will be a drop off location for toy donations for needy children.
8:30 p.m. Sugarbabies Band