Crocker Park's Tree Lighting to be Live and In Person This Year

Crocker Park's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will not be virtual this year, returning to pre-pandemic format.

The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony that will take place Saturday, November 20, 2021. To help light the magical 50-foot Christmas tree that dances to the beat of favorite holiday songs located in center circle, The Toy Soldier will take the stage at 7 p.m. to perform an hour-long event and will then welcome in Santa to help light the tree.

Leading up to the big performance and lighting, popular holiday attractions will all open at 12 p.m. featuring Real-Ice Skating Rink, Santa’s Village including Photos with Santa, Holiday Market with local vendors, and a Selfie Station on Santa’s Sleigh.

The Toy Soldier make Crocker Park his new home after being downtown entertaining families for more than 15 years.

There will be three ways to see The Toy Soldier this season at Crocker Park:

1) Tree Lighting November 20 at 7 p.m.

2) Mini Previews on the East Park Stage every Sunday starting November 27th at 12 p.m. & 3 p.m.

3) Live Performances at Market Square starting December 6th. Tickets available at

Stay up to date on all upcoming events and programs at, Facebook and Instagram by following our new Holiday Only page @holidaysatcrocker.


Saturday, November 20th

12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.


12:00 p.m.: Holiday Experiences Open

7:00 p.m.: The Toy Soldier

8:00 p.m.: Tree Lighting With Santa


Crocker Park

177 Market St

Westlake, OH 44145

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