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Light up the Holidays with the City of Corona

Post Date:11/06/2019 4:15 PM

The City of Corona’s Library & Recreation Services Department will be hosting the annual Holiday Lighting Celebration on Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 3 to 7 p.m. on the Front Lawn of the Historic Civic Center, located at 815 W. Sixth St.

Enjoy a wonderful holiday atmosphere with live entertainment and warm refreshments served by the Corona-Norco United Way. Children can create something special at Santa’s Workshop with Crossroads Christian Church’s helpful elves, enjoy a train ride through the festival area, have their picture taken with Santa himself for only $6 (hosted by the Corona Parks Foundation), and play in 40 tons of real snow donated by Thomas Miller Mortuary! Adults of all ages will enjoy shopping for one of a kind items in the seasonal craft village. This year, guests will also have the opportunity to view a live performance of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” courtesy of OBCTheater.

Help children in our community by bringing an unwrapped toy for the Corona Fire Department’s “Spark of Love” toy drive. We have also partnered with Corona Regional Medical Center’s Hospice Auxiliary to host their “Luminaries of Life” tribute to remember a loved one. 

The highlight of the evening will be the ceremonial lighting of the Historic Civic Center complex to launch the holiday season in Corona. Holiday Lighting

Schedule of Events

3:00 p.m. Event Begins (New Start Time)
6:30 p.m. Lighting Ceremony 
7:00 p.m. Event Concludes

Stage Schedule

3:00 p.m. Empire Dance Theater
3:30 p.m. Circle City Children's Choir  (Circle City Chorale) 
3:55 p.m. CHS Madrigals
4:15 p.m. Rock Stars of Tomorrow
5:00 p.m. Lance Galgon
5:20 p.m. OBC Theater “How the Grinch Stole Christmas
5:45 p.m. CAT Candy Cane Troupe

Note: Groups and performance times may vary, check regularly for updates.

Calling Holiday Craft Vendors

Are you a holiday craft vendor? Showcase your products at the City of Corona’s Holiday Lighting Celebration. Vendor applications are available online now. Registration is $50 per booth. Click here to access Holiday Vendor Application. 

Thanks to our Sponsors!

This event would not be possible without the support of Thomas Miller Mortuary & Crematory, United Way, Lifetouch Photography, Corona Chamber of Commerce, Spark of Love, Crossroads Christian Church, Corona Regional Medical Center Hospice Auxiliary, OBCTheater, and the Corona Parks Foundation.

To learn more about the Holiday Lighting Celebration, please contact the Library and Recreation Services Department at 951-736-2241.

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