Join us for the City of Des Plaines Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Metropolitan Square on Friday, December 6th. Festivities start at 4:00 P.M. with the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 P.M. Hand-decorated holiday trees, live entertainment, and special guests Anna, Elsa, and Olaf will be sure to put a smile on your face. Of course, Santa Claus and his elves will be at the event - adding your special holiday wishes to his list. Our Mitten Tree will be ready for your donations of new hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves and the Des Plaines Self-Help Closet & Food Pantry will be accepting non-perishable food donations. CLICK HERE for a complete schedule of events.