Haywood Mall to host Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration, Friday, December 2

Haywood Mall to host Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration, Friday, December 2

Local mall brightens the holidays with larger than life seasonal celebration; just announced: local artist Benton Blount to headline festivities

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — Jingle all the way to Haywood Mall for a larger than life holiday tree lighting celebration on Friday, December 2! Festive families are invited to arrive at 4 p.m. for live, local music, a kid’s zone, food vendors and more. The tree lighting ceremony will commence at 6 p.m. with a concert by the local country artist Benton Blount outside of the Palmetto Moon entrance, between Macy’s and Sears. Adorned with 15,000 mini LED lights, the 30-foot cedar tree will be lit at 8 p.m. to make the Greenville spirits bright throughout the holiday season! 

Children can visit the kid’s zone from 4 – 8 p.m. which will include inflatables, trackless train rides, story book characters, carnival games and a winter wonderland of activities!

To get in the holiday spirit, all of Santa’s elves are invited to carol along with live musicians from the Greenville-area. The updated concert schedule is as follows:

  • 4 – 4:30 p.m.:  Welcome Elementary School Choir
  • 4:30 – 5 p.m.:  Greyson Turner, former American Idol contestant
  • 5 – 6 p.m.:  Stereo Reform
  • 6 – 8 p.m.:  Benton Blount

Benton Blount was a top 10 finalist on “America’s Got Talent” 2015 season and has since sold more than 70,000 albums. A Greenville native, Blount has been touring the country, playing hundreds of shows with top talent like Zac Brown Band and Dolly Parton.

Haywood Mall Tree Lighting
Holiday tree lighting celebration with live, local music, a kid’s zone and food!

Friday, December 2 at 4 p.m.
Tree lighting ceremony: 6 – 8 p.m.

Haywood Mall
700 Haywood Rd.
Greenville, S.C. 29607           

This event is FREE and open to the public                                                 

For more information, check simon.com/haywoodmall, or
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