Tree Lighting Celebration presented by DARCARS

Nov 16

Join us from 6-8 pm as we unveil and light this season's exciting, one of a kind, holiday tree display on the Fountain Plaza.

Downtown Silver Spring's unique holiday tradition returns for its second year with Playtime Jubilee;  a 30’ tall holiday tree structure made of hundreds of toys and sporting goods.

  • Meet and take a truly unique holiday photo with the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents

  • A cappella performances by UMD's Generics

  • Austin Grill's heated Beer Garden

  • DARCARS display

  • First 200 people to receive a festive DTSS Santa hat!

  • Hot cocoa, cool shopping specials and so much more

  • Drop your toy donation at the tree lighting celebration to benefit A Wider Circle.

  • Skating with Santa on the Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink  from 6-9pm. Click HERE for details.


Visit throughout the holiday season for a memorable holiday photo opportunity.

Click HERE for more information.

About the artist: Karl Unnasch

Partners: AHCMC, DARCARS, Strosniders, A Wider Circle