Oro Valley Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration (copy)

Max Carr,3, and Mason Sugarman,4, play around the Oro Valley Holiday Tree last year.

Join the Oro Valley community for a festive evening of live entertainment, activities for children, free refreshments, the lighting of the OV Holiday Tree and a special appearance by Santa on a Golder Ranch Fire truck. The event will be held Friday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oro Valley Marketplace (on the southwest corner of Oracle & Tangerine).

Entertainment Line up

5:30 p.m. - Master of Ceremonies Dan Marries, news anchor, KOLD News 13

Oro Valley Color Guard & National Anthem, sung by Stacy Marie Scheckel

5:45 p.m. - Police Chief Daniel Sharp and Shop-With-A-Cop

5:50 p.m. - Mayor Satish I. Hiremath, DDS lights the Holiday Tree and welcomes Santa

6 p.m . - Canyon Del Oro High School Vocal Velocity, Director Laona Davis

6:10 p.m.  - Canyon Del Oro High School Canyon Singers, Director Laona Davis

6:20  p.m. - Wilson Elementary School Choir, Director Tom Brower

6:30 p.m. - Mesa Verde, Director Jessica Ryan-Edelbrock

6:40 p.m. - Cross – Mesa Verde Combined Choir

6:45 p.m. - Cross Middle School, Director Tom Edelbrock

6:50 p.m. - Wilson 6th Grade, Director Thomas Brower

7 p.m. - Wilson Middle School Choir, Director Andre Lepore

7:10 p.m. - Spotlight Youth Productions – OV Youth Theater, Executive Director Jennifer Holthaus

7:20 p.m. - Ironwood Ridge High Touch of Class, Encore & Glitz Choir, Director Catherine Harris

7:45 p.m. - Sonora Winds, Conductor Dr. John Snavely


In the spirit of the season, Oro Valley staff will partner with the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 53 to collect money for the Shop-With-A-Cop program, benefitting local families in need. Donations of non-perishable food items can also be made at the on-site Interfaith Community Services food bank truck.


(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.