Evansville Christmas tree lighting ceremony set for Thurs.

Downtown Evansville officially in holiday season

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The Evansville Christmas tree arrived on Friday at the Civic Center.

The tree has been put in place at the Civic Center for more than 25 years.

This year’s tree is a donated 36 foot tall Norway Spruce.

The tree will be decorated with approximately 25,000 lights donated by Advanced Network and Computer Services and topped with a lighted “E” to signify that everyone is welcome.

It will be lit in the annual tree lighting ceremony on Thursday at 5 p.m. The North High School Choir will perform, followed by Mayor Winnecke counting down to get the lights on.

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