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 4th

Rain Check

We have moved the date due to weather. The Tree lighting will Take place on Monday, December 9.

Dec 09, 2019 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.

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

All supplies are first come first served.

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.

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.

The celebration takes place on Monday, December 9, 2019. Festivities start at 5 p.m. and we light the tree at 6 p.m.

The evening will end around 7 p.m.

2018 Photos