Springdale Christmas Tree Decorated Ahead of Weekend Lighting

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) - Northwest Arkansas' largest living Christmas tree is now trimmed! Wednesday (Nov. 22) crews used a lift to finish putting ornaments on the nearly 40-foot-tall community tree in Shiloh Square. Downtown Springdale Alliance sold the 12-inch plain wooden balls for $10. Individuals, businesses and organizations could decorate them however they wanted and then bring them back. The fundraiser brought in more than $2,000. The tree will be lit Saturday (Nov. 25) at 5:30 PM during Christmas on the Creek.

Saturday, November 25
Christmas on the Creek presented by Tyson Foods
Time: 12 - 7 p.m. (Different activities occur different times)
Location: Activities vary in location – individually listed below

Photos with Santa sponsored by Arvest Bank (advance appointments needed)
Time: 12 - 5 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Museum of Ozark History – Ritter-McDonald Log Cabin

Children’s Mini-Train Rides sponsored by Gene Long Insurance Agency
Time: 2 - 6 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Square area

Magic Show with Alan Burdick
Time: 2 - 3 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Square

Holiday Face Painting for Children
Time: 2 - 5 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Square

Springdale Fantasy Tree Farm
Time: 2 - 7 p.m. (additional hours on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 – 7 p.m. through December 7)
Location: Robin & Kevin McDonald Building – 101 E. Emma Avenue

Handmade Winter Market
Time: 2 - 6 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Square Pavilion

Student Recycled Art Sculpture Exhibit
Time: 3 - 6 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Square Pavilion

Live Christmas Music by Junction 80 – Main Stage sponsored by The Jones Center
Time: 4 - 5 p.m.
Location: Outdoor stage on Emma Avenue across from Shiloh Square

Lighting of Region’s Largest Live Community Christmas Tree followed by music by Art Center of the Ozarks’ Victorian Carolers
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Square

Saturday, November 25 (Rain Date: Monday, November 27)
Christmas Parade of the Ozarks
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Emma Avenue (starts at Parsons Stadium and travels west through Downtown to Harris Street, turns north and disperses along Johnson Street)
Street Closure: Yes – Emma Avenue