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Posted on: November 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City of Carbondale To Host Tree Lighting and Holiday Kick-Off!

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CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale announces the return of its annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Kick-Off on Thursday, December 1, at the Town Square Pavilion!  

Join us between 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. for kid’s crafts, a winter-themed photo booth, holiday music, and a visit from Santa! Hot Chocolate and cookies will be provided. 

Donations to the Carbondale Police Department’s Coats for Kids Drive will be collected at the event. If you are willing and able, spread some warmth this holiday season and donate a new children’s coat for a child between the ages of 1-8. All donations will be given to children in the Carbondale community.  

Following the Tree Lighting, the community tree will be lit every night at 5 p.m. throughout the holiday season. 

For more information, contact the City of Carbondale at 618-457-3262.   

 “Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”


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