Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Pictures, Video & 2015 Info: Arrival, Lighting, Sing-A-Long, Hot Chocolate | Pioneer Square

Portland Holiday Christmas Tree - Pioneer Square

Portland’s 2015 Christmas / Holiday tree arrives this November 12 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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2015 Portland Stimson Lumber Christmas Tree Info:

Stimson Lumber Tree Arrival | November 12, 2015 | Noon
Pioneer Courthouse Square will kick-off the 2015 Winter Season in downtown Portland Thursday November 12th at noon with the arrival of Portland’s Tree from Stimson Lumber Company. This is the thirteenth year Stimson Lumber Company has generously donated the city’s tree. The 75ft tall Douglas Fir was grown on sustainable forestlands near Timber, Oregon. The tree will begin its journey to the Square on Tuesday, November 10th with the help of Ness & Campbell Crane along with RAM Trucking.

Prior to its arrival at the Square, the tree will parade along SW Sixth Avenue along with Santa and The Beat Goes on Marching Band! Once it reaches the Square, Stimson Lumber’s Rodney Jacobs will present the Tree to Portland City officials. While the tree is being lifted in place, spectators can grab a FREE hot chocolate from Unitus Community Credit Union, say hello to Santa, listen to the festive carols of the Dickens Carolers, and kick-off the holiday season in Portland’s Living Room!

After two weeks of reattaching branches and tree limbs, more than 14,000 MULTI-COLORED lights will adorn the City’s Tree through the New Year. This year’s colored LED lights will utilize 91% less energy and last 50% longer than standard holiday tree lights.

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31st Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by SmartPark | November 27, 2015 | 5:30pm Rain or Shine
Thousands of Portlanders will gather at the Square to celebrate 31 years of lighting of the spectacular 75ft tree. This year’s event will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini, the Pacific Youth Choir, The von Trapps and many more! Complimentary songbooks curated by Thomas Lauderdale, will be distributed to event attendees on a first- come first-served basis.

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Portland Holiday / Christmas Tree Photos

Portland Christmas Tree, Pioneer Courthouse Square

Christmas Tree / Holiday Tree Pioneer Corthouse Square, Portland, Oregon

Tree reconstruction
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user Jenny Cestnik.

Tree Lighting- Portland, OR
Portland (Christmas / Holiday) Tree Lighting Photo By Chris Lae

Christmas at Pioneer Courthouse Square at Blue Hour - HDR
Christmas at Pioneer Courthouse Square at Blue Hour HDR phot by Flickr user David Gn Photography

A Portland Christmas
A Portland Christmas by Flickr user Zeb Andrews.

Christmas Tree
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user Curtis Perry.

Portland Night 2008
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user B Berrigan.

Christmas in Pioneer Square, Portland, Oregon
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user 305 Seahill.

portland's christmas tree
Pioneer Courthouse Square tree by Flickr user saramarie.

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