Christmas Tree Lighting

Fate Christmas Tree Lighting Logo

Friday, December 4, 2020

6 - 8 p.m.

Fate City Hall, 1900 CD Boren Parkway

This drive-thru Festival of Lights event will feature traditional Christmas lights, an animated light show, and fireworks!

Virtual Events:

  • To kick off the event, there will be a Virtual Tree Lighting on Facebook Live.  
  • Mrs. Claus will record a virtual storytime. Sponsored by Rockwall County Library
  • And, a virtual marketplace will be available for the entire month so you can shop local and support your neighbor's business.
Virutal Marketplace Header with a wood floor, gold text and wrapped packages
Story Time with Mrs Claus

Participants will receive a free bag filled with to-go items such as crafts, a letter to send to Santa, hot cocoa mix, and a cookie! Additionally, the first 1,600 will receive a free meal from In-N-Out Burger. 

'Tis the season of giving, the event will be a drop-off location for a new toy and children's coat drive benefiting Helping Hands. These donations will be given to families in need right here in our community.

Santa will be here waving to all the kids and kids-at-heart as they drive by to make their way to a parking place to wait for the firework show. The event will conclude with a 12-15-minute firework show starting at 8 PM.

Fireworks Viewing Areas Include: (indicated in bright green on the map).

  • Miss May Vernon Elementary
  • Bobby Summers Middle Schools
  • Along CD Boren Parkway
  • From the comfort of your own yard - Residents that live close are encouraged to view the show from their homes as limited parking is available.
Fate Christmas Tree parking layout 2

Sponsorship Opportunities

2020 Sponsorship opportunities are available, click here.

Vendor Space Available

Are you a Local business owner? Would you like to have your offering listing in our virtual market space? Fill out the application here. Listings are available until January 4, 2021.


Can you help by volunteering at the event? Applications are available here from November 2 until November 30.