tree lighting carriage ride

Holiday Tree Lighting
November 16, 2021

Assembly Plaza

An evening of festivities will usher in the holiday season at Lander University with the annual Holiday Tree Lighting celebration.

The official lighting of the tree kicks off a flurry of activities, which include:

  • On the front lawn:
    • "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
    • 4-5 firepits
  • Inside the Grier Student Center:
    • Paint and pour DIY ornaments
  • In front of the Grier Student Center:

    • Cider and cookie station
    • Coffee station
  • On the Plaza:

    • Performances by: The SassyCats, Leputation, and The Lander Players
    • Karaoke to follow performances
    • Tree Lighting 6:00-6:15PM
    • MC: DJ Charles
    • Service Trees done by faculty and staff
  • PEES circle:

    • 2 horse and carriage rides
  • At the fountain:

    • Ferris wheel
  • In the faculty parking lot:

    • Giveaway items for students
    • Photo booth


2020 Tree Lighting Photo Gallery

2019 Tree Lighting Photo Gallery

2018 Tree Lighting Photo Gallery