Spirit of Christmas

  • Saturday, Nov. 24
    5:00-6:30 pm
    Historic Downtown Gresham

    The 27th annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting rings in Gresham’s holiday season with a free, family-friendly program that includes live music, hot cocoa, photos with Santa and the lighting of the 60-foot Ponderosa pine on the Arts Plaza. The tree is lit promptly at 6:00 pm.

    Arts Plaza directions


    Be part of Gresham's holiday spirit and this beloved community event. Sponsorship details and sign-up form.

    • Santa Claus on his way to help light Gresham's Christmas tree
    • Spirit of Christmas participants
    • Spirit of Christmas choir singers
    • Spirit of Christmas participant with hot cocoa
    • City of Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis with event emcee Greg Matthews
    • Spirit of Christmas attendees
    • Santa Claus with a visitor to the City's Spirit of Christmas event

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  • Event questions?

    Contact Sasha Konell, 503-618-2264 or Sasha.Konell@GreshamOregon.gov