Lighting of the city’s official Christmas tree will happen December 1 at Public Square Park

The Christmas Tree for the Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville was cut down in Burns, TN last Monday morning. The Mazzo family of Burns donated the Norway spruce.

The Christmas Tree for the Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville was cut down in Burns, TN last Monday morning. The Mazzo family of Burns donated the Norway spruce.

The event hosted by Mayor Megan Barry, scheduled for 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., will include music by the East Magnet High School Choir, Thomas Edison Elementary School Choir, the Glencliff High School Mariachi Band, and the Genesis and New Testament Choirs from The Temple Church.

This is a fun, family-friendly event that will also feature music from Americana music stars Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell.

The mascot from the Nashville Predators will also attend.

Hot beverages and snacks will be provided by the DISTRICT Nashville. Food trucks will also be on hand.

Westbound lanes on Union between 1st and 3rd avenues will be closed to motorist.

Tickets are not required, but guests are encouraged to RSVP at: 2017NashvilleTree Lighting.eventbrite.com