Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival kicks off this Thursday

Downtown Milwaukee ignites its holiday cheer this Thursday, November 19th in Pere Marquette Park, 900 N. Plankinton Ave. at 6:00 p.m.

The Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off will feature a switch-flipping ceremony, holiday music, warm holiday treats, a visit from Santa, and fireworks to end the evening.

Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District #21 will electrify the city with the 17th Annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival, November 19 – December 27.

Performers in the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza include country singer, Nora Collins; Anita’s Dance Center; Chandelier Circus; DJ Shawna; Milwaukee’s “So You Think You Can Dance” contestant, Christopher Gilbert; dancer and singer, Nastassja Bates; Studio VIA; and, the show’s guest of honor, Santa Claus.