Charlottesville's Grand Illumination On Downtown Mall

November 23, 2007

A Charlottesville tradition takes place Friday night as it's time for the Grand Illumination.

15,000 lights have been added to the tree, which is the largest ever in the city. The Norway spruce stands more than 20 feet tall. The official lighting will begin at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Santa will set up shop in the April's corner location at Central Place. Ceremonies will last on the mall until 8 p-m.

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