The City of Kalamazoo's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony is all set for late Friday afternoon.The ceremony will be at 5:45 pm at Bronson Park, as part of a number of events from 5:00 to 7:30pm. The event itself is free.

Kicking off the fun will be an improv performance by Crawl Space Eviction on the Rotary Stage. Then the schedule of activities includes :

  • Kids Craft Tent sponsored by Kalamazoo Valley Museum (ornaments for the kids)
  • Live Reindeer from GG Reindeer Farm
  • Ice Carving by Ice Brigade
  • Live Holiday Music with Yolonda Lavender
  • more Improv performance by Crawl Space Eviction
  • Pictures with Santa

The city says there will be food trucks and hot chocolate available.

BONUS VIDEO - A Look at Christmas Card Lane