Tree Lighting

Tree Lighting Ceremony
Cascade Historical Society to Host Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
Cascade Township, Michigan, Nov. 19 – Cascade Historical Society, in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority and Cascade Township, will host its annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 1.
The event will begin at 5 p.m. at the Cascade Historical Museum, 2839 Thornapple River Drive SE. This family-friendly event will be full of cheer, featuring holiday-themed games and prizes, a musical performance by The Original Dickens Carolers and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Food and beverages will be provided.
The historic lighting of the 14-foot tree will take place in the museum’s gardens for attendees to see. There will also be second tree, approximately 16-feet tall, located at the intersection of Old 28th Street and Cascade Road. In addition, holiday lights will be strung on the museum’s rooftop.
“The tree lighting ceremony is a wonderful time of year that allows residents to come together and celebrate the joy of the holiday season,” said Economic Development Director Sandra Korhorn. “We had a fantastic turnout last year and are looking forward to once again kicking off the holidays with the community.”
After arriving by a Cascade fire truck, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stationed outside of the museum for visits and family pictures.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit
About Cascade Township
Home to more than 18,000 residents, Cascade Township is committed to serving the public by providing the finest community services possible with respect, efficiency and integrity. With the Thornapple River at its heart, Cascade Township is recognized as an excellent place to live, work, play and raise a family. For more information, visit
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