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The City of Paris Parks and Recreation and Paris Main Street are hosting the annual Downtown Christmas Tree lighting on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Festivities begin at 4:00 p.m. and include Santa and live reindeer on the plaza. This is an opportunity to get your child’s photo with Santa to start the holiday seasons.

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. Chisum High School students will be hosting a gingerbread cookie decorating table as a fundraiser. Cotton Candy and Hot Chocolate and popcorn will be available for sale, all proceeds going to the Paris Main Street downtown improvements.

The downtown Christmas tree lights up at 6:00 p.m. and will be followed by songs from the Paris Community Choir, and a local vocalist Alyson Sichenzia.

“Come downtown and enjoy this time with friends and family and kick off the beginning of the holiday season”, says Cheri Bedford, Paris Main Street Coordinator.

For more information please contact Cheri Bedford at 903-784-9293 or email cbedford@paristexas.gov