FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Jefferson Pointe lit “Fort Wayne’s tallest tree” during a festive holiday celebration Saturday night.
The tree lighting ceremony was held on Saturday at 7 p.m. The event featured a light show synchronized to Christmas music and an appearance by Santa.
“Fort Wayne has embraced the tree lighting event as a family tradition, and we see the community come together to celebrate for our biggest attendance all year,” said Katrina Walburn, Jefferson Pointe marketing manager.
Guests were encouraged to arrive at 5 p.m. to avoid traffic hassle. Additional traffic officers were brought in to handle the traffic flow.
Santa visited with children of all ages from 7-9 p.m. during the event. He’ll return to the shopping center from Nov. 29 until Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, next to Mainstream Boutique across from Eddie Bauer.
Miss the tree lighting? The display of lights to music will run nightly each half hour beginning at 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.