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Celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Long Beach at the 9th annual Long Beach Christmas Tree Lighting 2023!

With a 67-foot tall Christmas tree and more than 500,000 lights illuminating the Terrace Plaza, this dazzling Tree Lighting shouldn’t be missed!

Experience the joy of the holidays and come out to the Long Beach Christmas Tree Lighting 2023, brighter and bigger than ever before! Join Mayor Robert Garcia as he lights the tallest artificial Christmas tree in the L.A. area at the Long Beach Terrace Theater Plaza on November 28, 5-8 p.m. Enjoy falling snow, photos with Santa Claus, live music performances, food trucks and more, the 9th annual tree lighting promises to be a memorable start to the 2023 holiday season – culminating in a dazzling fireworks show.

Long Beach Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

The Plaza will be alight through the New Year with double the number of lights from last year, a 67-foot tall tree (17 feet taller!), and life-sized decorations perfect for creating holiday memories. Neighboring residential high-rises have been encouraged to compete with one another for the best holiday light displays, bathing the Terrace in a glow from above as well as below.

🎇 Fireworks:  Marvel at the night sky as it comes alive with an impressive fireworks display.

🎶 Live Music: Listen to enchanting melodies as musicians perform throughout the evening

🍴 Local Food Trucks: Satisfy your taste buds with tempting bites from local food trucks

🎅🏾 Photos with Santa: Bring Santa your holiday wishes and pose for a special keepsake photo. 

📸 Selfie Stations: Capture the magic of the season at holiday-themed selfie stations. 

🚂 Train Rides: Hop on a charming holiday train for an enchanting journey. 

Visitors are also invited to enjoy a Holiday Stroll through Downtown Long Beach to experience the magic of the holidays amid the diverse restaurants on Pine Avenue and the Promenade, Shoreline Village, The Pike Outlets and more!