Within Wichita, we have the Bradley Fair tree lighting and the City of Wichita tree lighting. But our friends to the south will be lighting their city tree soon as well. The City of Derby tree lighting will take place on November 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. What fun!
There’s going to be a whole lot to do.
The mayor will kick off the holiday season in Derby with the tree lighting.
Kids can get free pictures with Santa (bring your camera!) and do some arts and crafts activities.
They’ll have goodies like kettle corn, cookies, and hot chocolate. Food trucks will also be there so you can get something more substantial for supper.
Holiday music will add to the festive atmosphere of the event!
The Derby Operation Holiday and Marine Toys for Tots Foundation will collect non-perishable food items and new, unwrapped toy donations at the tree lighting. These donations will assist families who live in the Derby school district, along with Toys for Tots.
All the fun will take place in Madison Avenue Central Park from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. that evening. Don’t miss it!
Be sure to follow the Facebook event page in case there are any weather-related schedule changes. With all the cold temps and snow we’ve been having lately, who knows what could happen?
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