Organizers of Palo Alto's traditional Christmas Tree Lane are inviting residents to bundle up and attend the opening tree-lighting ceremony on Dec. 16 at 5 p.m. The lane, also known as the 1700 and 1800 blocks of Fulton Street between Embarcadero Road and Seale Avenue, has been entertaining crowds for 66 years.
Performing at the Opening will be the Music In Motion Singers from Palo Alto's Duveneck and Escondido Elementary Schools. The performance will begin at 5 p.m. in front of the reindeer and end at 5:20 p.m. at 1881 Fulton, organizer Joan Angelopoulos said.
After Dec. 16, the display of lights will turn on daily at 5 p.m. and continue through New Year's Eve, with the lights darkening each night at 11 p.m. No parking is allowed on Christmas Tree Lane, but parking is available in nearby neighborhoods.
Visitors who wish to drive slowly down the lane are asked to illuminate only their parking lights.