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Snider Plaza Tree Lighting - November 18

November 1, 2018

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting set for November 18 

The 12th annual University Park Tree Lighting in Snider Plaza is set for Sunday, November 18 from 1 to 6 p.m. Throughout the event there will be live performances on the main stage, and lots of children’s activities including bounce houses and photo opportunities with Santa Claus. Wine to the Rescue, a 501c3 non-profit organization, will also be on site featuring pet adoptions.  The event concludes with the lighting of the Christmas tree.

tree lighting Snider Plaza salute

Tasty snacks and drinks 

Local vendors will be offering a variety of tasty treats and snacks.  Sponsored by Andrews Distributing, the event will also feature a beer garden, a designated area on the Plaza’s south side, where complimentary beer and wine will be offered with proof of age.
A season for giving to those less fortunate

Again this year, the Rotary Club of Park Cities and the UP Merchants Association are joining up to raise money to benefit the North Texas Food Bank and low income areas of South Dallas that do not have readily available grocery stores.
Additional event parking
Additional parking will be available at the SMU Law School parking garage at Daniel and Hillcrest.
Event sponsors
This year’s key sponsors include: Methodist Health Systems, Andrews Distributing, People Newspapers, SMU, cjb Homes, Payne Mitchell, Sewell Motors, Rotary Club of Park Cities, UP Merchants Association and the City of University Park.