Get in the holiday spirit this weekend with Chandler's 55th Tumbleweed Tree Lighting Ceremony. This free event is held in Historic Downtown Chandler at A.J. Chandler Park on Saturday, December 3, starting at 4:30 pm. Vendors and entertainment will be available, then the Parade of Lights starts at 7 pm, culminating in the official lighting of the Tumbleweed Tree. For more information, see the City website.
This year the Tumbleweed Tree Lighting Ceremony has been designated an official Arizona Centennial event. The 100-year anniversary of Arizona's statehood will be celebrated on February 14, 2012, with various events statewide being designated as part of the centennial lead-up. For more about Arizona's centennial and history, upcoming events, the Centenarian project to recognize 100-year-old Arizonans, and more, visit www.az100years.org.