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GRAND ILLUMINATION 2019! Presented by the City of Charlottesville and UVA Community Credit Union

Experience the magic of the city's annual tree-lighting celebration at

Charlottesville's Grand Illumination!

Friday, December 6 at Sprint Pavilion

Festivities Begin at 4:30 pm

FREE FOR ALL AGES TO ENJOY!

COMPLIMENTARY PARKING AT MARKET AND WATER STREET PARKING GARAGES!

NEW EVENTS FOR 2019!

4:30–7 pm

HOLIDAY CONCERT

Local bands and community choirs will get toes tapping and hearts soaring from the pavilion stage! Be sure to use #cvillegrand on Twitter and Instagram to view your selfies on the pavilion big screen!

4:30–7 pm

SANTA'S WORKSHOP

Representatives from nonprofit organizations and local businesses provide fun activities and engaging crafts for the kids along with helpful information about their services!

4:30–7 pm

GUMDROP SQUARE

Pose for photos with Mrs. Claus and her North Pole friends and take a spin on the NEW Holiday Train! Also enjoy face painting and balloon art!

4:30–7 pm

REINDEER GAMES

Kids can test their skills with fun, interactive games and inflatable obstacle courses!

4:30–9 pm

HOLIDAY MARKET

There will be over 30 local vendors offering unique holiday crafts, food, and hot beverages for sale!

5–9 pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE ALE TRAIL

Try tasty selections of beer and wine from Charlottesville-area breweries!

5–7 pm

PAVILION PROJECTION

Throughout the evening the magical artistry of Doc Jim will transform the Sprint Pavilion rooftop into an animated masterpiece!

7:15 pm

Countdown to

GRAND ILLUMINATION!

The Grand Illumination tree has found a new home! Be there as over 20,000 LED lights turn City Hall Plaza into a glowing wonderland!

7:30 pm

HOLIDAY MOVIE!

Following the tree lighting, huddle up under the pavilion tent to watch a FREE SCREENING of the classic holiday movie POLAR EXPRESS!

Follow @cvillegrand on FacebookTwitter and Instagram and tell everyone you'll be attending Charlottesville's Grand Illumination on the Facebook Event Page!

Plus, put your holiday spirit on display! Use #cvillegrand when posting photos to Twitter and Instagram and you'll see them streamed on the Grand Illumination Social Wall!

PROMOTIONAL MEDIA

THANK YOU SPONSORS!

PRESENTING SPONSORS

City of Charlottesville • UVA Community Credit Union

GOLD SPONSORS

The AV CompanySprint Pavilion

MEDIA & OTHER SPONSORS

Bailey PrintingBounce Play-n-CreateCBS19 News • C-ville Weekly • Charlottesville FamilyCharlottesville Radio GroupMonticello MediaThe Daily ProgressWVIR-TV NBC29Zilog80

Grand Illumination Decorations Provided by PARTY STARTS HERE!

We Hope You Can Join Us for the Celebration!

Created By
City of Charlottesville
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Credits:

Rob Garland Photographers