Cedar City Downtown Lighting Ceremony

Where the Magic Begins: Saturday, November 25th, 2023

We are asking our community to bring non-perishable food items to the event to support the Iron County Care and Share food pantry.


11:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m.
Pre-show activities begin including:
5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
Official program begins:
  1. "The Magic of Christmas" - Holiday Dancers, choreographed by Mic Thompson
  2. Welcome by the Honorable Mayor Garth O. Green
  3. "Christmas Wish" - Sydney Rasmussen
  4. "Carol of the Bells" - Russell Nielson, dancing violinist
  5. "The Christmas Waltz" - Holiday Dancers, choreographed by Mic Thompson
  6. Fiddlers Canyon Elementary School Children's Choir:
     "Gettin' in the Mood (for Christmas)"
     "Frosty the Snowman"
     "Jingle Bell Rock (Sing-Along)"
  7. "Run Rudolph Run" - Holiday Dancers, choreographed by Mic Thompson
  8. "Jingle Bells" - Holiday Dancers
  9. Santa's arrival by helicopter, sponsored by SUU Aviation

6:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m.
  • Photo Ops at Historic Downtown Cedar City sign
  • Photos with Santa at Holiday Tree Jubilee in Festival Hall / Heritage Theater
  • Free train rides resume, provided by ERA Realty Center
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  • Live Nativity performances in front of the Old Rock Church (75 E Center St), provided by Cedar Area Interfaith Alliance

FINAL Historic Downtown CC Lighting Ceremony Poster 2023-03

Christmas Market in Historic Downtown

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