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Due to the prediction of rain this Saturday, the Kannapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony has been moved to 6 p.m., Sunday, November 24, at Village Park. Fireworks will follow the Tree Lighting.

Santa can't wait to see you there!

Village Park is located at 700 West C. Street. This year, the Tree Lighting will feature a special guest from the North Pole who will light the tree and help launch a fireworks show!

The Tree Lighting will also kick off the 2019 Celebration of Lights, which boasts more than 250,000 lights adorning Village Park. The Winterland Express will run every evening from Nov. 24-Dec. 30 (closed Nov. 28 and Dec. 24-25). Hours of operation for the Festival of Lights and Winterland Express are 6-9 p.m., Sunday thru Thursday and 6-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays. This special train ride takes riders through the park’s wonderland of lights as we countdown the 12 Days of Christmas. You can also enjoy a ride on the double-decker carousel.

Santa will be on hand in his studio each night to meet and greet everyone. You are welcome to take a free photo with Santa.

Admission to the park and viewing of the lights are free. Train and Carousel rides are $2 each. Food concessions will be available for purchase each evening.

Additionally, throughout the month there will be special performances from local entertainers and school choirs, the Singing Bears, the Atlantic Coast S-Guager’s Model display and more.