is kicking off the holiday season with annual tree lighting ceremony. Here's what you'll need to know:
The forcast calls for , so get out a warm pair of gloves, jacket, scarf and hat; it's going to be a cold one! On the bright side, no rain is expected on Saturday.
This fun-filled family event includes music from local choral groups, live reindeer and train rides, so pack the camera, too.
Stay warm with a hot drink from or bowl of soup from , or stop into or for an adult beverage.
When: Saturday, Nov. 19 from 4 to 7 p.m.
4 p.m. Festivities kick-off at the plaza in front of Regal Cinema
6 p.m. Watch the 40-foot Tree light up (located across the street from Regal Cinema)
- Music from local youth choral groups
- Live reindeer from the Cougar Mountain Zoo
- Train rides
- Holiday face painters
- Holiday balloon artists
6:15-7 p.m. Salvation Army Brass Band performance
ACTIVITIES: A variety of exciting activities from 4–7 p.m. will entertain the little ones, including holiday face painters, balloon artists, train rides and live reindeer, courtesy of Cougar Mountain Zoo.
LIVE MUSIC: Local youth choirs from Liberty High School, Maywood Middle School, Newcastle Elementary School will be performing your favorite carols to get you into the holiday spirit beginning at 4 p.m. The Salvation Army Brass Band is also scheduled to perform from 6:15 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Plaza across from the Regal Cinema
900 N. 10th Place
Renton, WA 98057
COST: Free; train rides are $1 (The Landing will also offer train rides on Saturdays in December)