Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 6, 2019
5 - 8 p.m.
Sugar Land Town Square Plaza
15958 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX  77479

The steps of City Hall light up with holiday cheer and entertainment as Mr. and Mrs. Claus bring their holiday magic to Sugar Land Town Square. This event is free and open to the public.

The fun includes:

  • holiday crafts and activities
  • face painting
  • performances by local artists and choirs
  • photos with Santa
  • food and beverages available for purchase

Gather with family and friends around the spectacular 40-foot Christmas tree located in the middle of Town Square plaza to help Santa and Mrs. Claus usher in the holiday season with the annual lighting of the tree. 

Tree Lighting Performances

The lighting of the Christmas Tree 

The lighting of the tree will take place at the end of the event near our main stage area immediately following a short Welcome and our traditional countdown. The lighting will end with a short fireworks display and snow throughout the plaza area to conclude the event.

Parking and Shuttle Service

Shuttling to the event is strongly encouraged to avoid traffic congestion. A free shuttle service will run from Mercer Stadium, 16403 Lexington Blvd., to Sugar Land Town Square from 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Limited onsite parking will also be available in the Texas and Lone Star garages located in Town Square.

Special Tribute to the City's 60th Birthday Celebration

This year’s event will incorporate special 60th Anniversary elements including 60th ornaments, the singing of Happy Birthday during the program’s intermission and special sweet treats for sale by our local eateries including: The Sweet Boutique Bakery, Turquoise Grill & Bar, Kilwin’s, and Stacked Ice Cream.


Want to get your company’s name in front of our diverse community? Customized sponsorships are available.

2018's Christmas Tree Lighting
Fireworks, Fun, and Santa Claus!

Sugar Land Town Square became a winter wonderland as thousands gathered for one of Sugar Land's finest traditions. With activities for all ages, themed performances, food, and a special appearance by Santa Claus, the event welcomed the holiday season in true Sugar Land way!

Check out all the winter fun in our Facebook Christmas Tree Lighting Album!


Call the Parks & Recreation Department at 281-275-2825. Reach out to us on Facebook or Twitter.