The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department is set to host the 32nd annual Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony. Discover the magic of Christmas in Aiken as Mayor Osbon counts down to the lighting of the tree. This free event will take place on Newberry Street in Historic Downtown Aiken. We will kick-off the holiday season with a live musical performance from local recording artist, Tim Gidley, a special hello from Santa, and a countdown to the lighting of the singing Christmas tree. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Parents, be sure to grab a take-home craft kit for your children. Face Coverings and social distancing will be required. Event details are subject to change.