Portland’s 2014 Christmas / Holiday tree arrives this November 14 in Pioneer Square. Festivities include Santa + music. The lighting is the Friday after Thanksgiving at 5:30PM. This tree lighting event will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini.
If you are going to the lighting event, it a good idea to go a bit early as it is rather crowded by 4PM. A description of the lighting event plus more pictures and a video here.
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Related Portland Holiday Events & Info:
- Holiday Calendar: Portland Holiday Events, Bazaars, Shopping, Christmas, Local Markets
- Win Gift Certificate ($25): Buy Local this Holiday Season @ Portland Saturday Market
- Parade: Macy’s Holiday Parade: Pictures, Route & Info, 25 Floats, 650 Costumed Characters (Nov 28)
- Shopping: America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar @ Portland Expo | Black Friday, 900+ Booths, Holiday Tradition (Nov 28-29)
- Wine: Thanksgiving Weekend Urban Wine Tasting @ Hip Chicks Do Wine | Taste Every Wine The Chicks Make, Music, Food, Specials (Nov 28-30, Win Tickets, $30)
2014 Portland Stimson Lumber Christmas Tree Info:
Stimson Lumber Tree Arrival | November 14, 2014 | 12:00pm
Come downtown to welcome the arrival of Portland’s 75-foot tall Douglas Fir to Portland’s Living Room. Festivities include a parade, the Beat Goes on Marching Band, seasonal songs performed by the Dickens Carolers and free hot chocolate provided by Unitus Community Credit Union.
30th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by SmartPark | November 28, 2014 | 5:30pm Rain or Shine
The day after Thanksgiving, thousands of Portlanders will gather at the Square to celebrate the lighting of the spectacular 75ft Tree provided by Stimson Lumber Company. This beloved community tradition will feature a holiday sing-a-long with Thomas Lauderdale and members of Pink Martini, “Oregon’s Own” 234th Army Band, the NW Community Gospel Choir and many more. With a big tree, over 14,000 colorful lights and Portland’s largest community sing-a-long this is an event you won’t want to miss!
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Portland Holiday / Christmas Tree Photos
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user Jenny Cestnik.
Portland (Christmas / Holiday) Tree Lighting Photo By Chris Lae
Christmas at Pioneer Courthouse Square at Blue Hour HDR phot by Flickr user David Gn Photography
A Portland Christmas by Flickr user Zeb Andrews.
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user Curtis Perry.
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user B Berrigan.
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user 305 Seahill.
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user saramarie.