Trailblazer Nation

Tree Lighting Celebration

Kick-off the start of the holiday season with Dixie State University at our annual Tree Lighting Celebration on December 1st

Dec 01, 2021 Trailblazer Nation Tree Lighting Celebration

Join us for our annual tree lighting celebration. Enjoy character visits, games & activities, and performances by local artists. We will light the tree at sunset just after 6 p.m.

Who is invited?

Anyone can join us for our celebration. There is something there for everyone.

All supplies are first come first served.

What is happening?

There are numerous activities to enjoy during the Tree Lighting Ceremony. We light our 40′ tree at 6 p.m. and don’t forget the first 500 attendees will receive this years DSU ornament!

Performances from local groups and organizations.


Holiday activities and games.


Tractor rides around the campus.


Holiday treats and food will be available for purchase.


Special character appearances by:

  • Santa & Mrs. Clause
    The Grinch
    Brooks the Bison


Food and holiday treats will be available from various vendors.


All activities are while supplies last.

Where will it be?

The festivities take place on Trailblazer Boulevard, just off of University Avenue (700 E, 300 S). The tree is located in the center of the roundabout.

When will it be?

The celebration takes place on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Festivities start at 5 p.m. and we light the tree at 6 p.m.

The evening will end around 7 p.m.

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