Community Tree Lighting Celebration

On Monday, December 5, 2022 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. the City will celebrate the winter season with the Community Tree Lighting Celebration in Downtown Mountain View. The celebration will feature local performances, tributes to multicultural and diverse traditions, free refreshments, a train ride, games and crafts, the lighting of the community tree and an appearance from Santa.

Thank you to our sponsors: LinkedIn, Touchstone Golf, and Peninsula Youth Theatre. 

Entertainment Schedule

Time Performer
5:32 p.m. The Madrigals
5:45 p.m. Welcome from the Mayor of Mountain View and Santa
6 p.m. Miramonte School 7th and 8th Grade Handbell Choir
6:17 p.m. Graham Vocal Ensemble
6:34 p.m. Crittenden Musical Theater and Crittenden Panther Chorus
6:54 p.m. Bay Area Showcase Chorus
7:14 p.m. The Peninsulaires
7:30 p.m. Bayer Ballet
8p.m. Closing Remarks


Other Elements at the Community Tree Lighting Celebration:

  • Photos with Santa
  • Holiday Crafts
  • Train Rides
  • Inflatable
  • LED Games
  • Winter Photo Zones
  • Reading Corner with Mrs. Claus
  • Holidays Around the World
  • Hot Cocoa, Apple Cider and Cookies (while supplies last)

All elements are free and first come, first served.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring the Community Tree Lighting Celebration? Download the Tree Lighting Sponsor Sheet and reach out to Maureen Grzan-Pieracci at or 650-903-6417.