Home Tree Lighting Celebration Set for December 9 Tree Lighting Celebration Set for December 9 Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2023 The City of Lake Forest will hold its Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 9 at the Civic Center. This year’s event is bigger and better than ever, featuring many new additions: Family-friendly games, crafts, face painting, balloon artist, and photo ops Inflatables, Trackless Train Rides Food Vendors Holiday Themed Entertainment and Special Guests “Sip and Shop” boutique and beer/wine garden with a wide variety of last-minute gift choices for purchase. Also on tap is a special appearance by Ole St. Nick! The event begins at 3 p.m., with the Tree Lighting scheduled for approximately 6 p.m. The Civic Center is at 100 Civic Center Dr., Lake Forest.