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Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Durham Museum
Included with Museum Admission (Free for Members!)
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Friday, November 29, 4-8PM
(Tree Lighting at approximately 7PM)

The Christmas at Union Station festivities begin with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy loads of entertainment including cookie decorating and holiday crafts at the David M. Mangelsen’s Craft Corner, live music, plus Santa himself! All the good tidings and cheer lead up to the signature tradition of the night: the community countdown to lighting the region’s largest indoor Christmas tree!

Durham Members, show your active membership card to enjoy expedited entry to our signature events, including the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Entry will be available on the main and lower levels.
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Additional parking map

Additional Event Parking

The Conagra Brands parking lot at 7th & Leavenworth Streets, with shuttle drop-off at the museum, is available during the following events:
• Tree Lighting Ceremony – November 29
• Holiday Cultural Festival – December 6
• Noon Year’s Eve – December 31

Major Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L.
Criss Memorial Foundation

Union Pacific
Special thanks to Norm’s Door Service, Terry Hughes Tree Service, Omaha Police Department and Duke Aerial
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