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.

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

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

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

HOW:                                      
This event is FREE and open to the public                                                 

For more information, check simon.com/haywoodmall, or
visit Haywood Mall on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.