LIST: Christmas tree lightings happening in Milwaukee, SE Wisconsin

Where are Christmas tree lighting events happening in Milwaukee and Wisconsin? Here are some ideas.
Posted at 4:38 PM, Nov 17, 2022

Get in the holiday spirit this winter by checking out Christmas tree-lighting events across Southeast Wisconsin!

TMJ4 is putting together a list of the most popular lighting events. If we are missing one, send the web team an idea by emailing us here.

Where are Christmas tree lightings in the Milwaukee area, SE Wisconsin?

City of Milwaukee

The 109th Annual City Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, Nov. 18 in the Plaza at Fiserv Forum. Music starts at 5 p.m. and the tree lighting program at 6 p.m.

According to the city, special guests include Santa Claus, Rudolph, Vixen & Holly of Reindeer Games, DJ Shawna, Salvation Army Brass Ensemble, Milwaukee Repertory Theater's cast of A Christmas Carol and Milwaukee Ballet's cast of The Nutcracker.

The 109th annual Christmas tree is a 31-foot Colorado Blue Spruce donated by retired City of Milwaukee Firefighter, Erwin Boehme, from the 10th Aldermanic District.

For more information, head to their website.

City of Kenosha

Kenosha's Christmas tree lighting ceremony kicks off the holiday season as part of their "Lightin' Up" celebration downtown. The event features musical performances and a visit from Santa, starting at 3:45 p.m. with tree lighting at 4:30 p.m.

For more information, head to their website.

City of Waukesha

Join the city on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 to light the Rotunda Christmas Tree, participate in the Lantern Walk Through Downtown, and see the Walk of Lights illuminated. You might even see Santa... It all starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Rotunda (235 W. Broadway).

For more information, head to their website.

Port Washington

Port Washington's tree lighting will be at 6 p.m. on Dec. 3.

For more information, see their Facebook post here.

Village of Brookfield

Brookfield's tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at 2927 N. Brookfield Rd.

For more information, head to their website.


Cedarburg's tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 28, 2022 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cedarburg Community Center at W62 N645 Washington Ave.

For more information, head to Visit Wisconsin's website.

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