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38th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Fifth Avenue South will host the 38th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 6, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This momentous Naples holiday tradition will be emceed by local television personality and news anchor for NBC2, Krista Fogelsong. The evening will commence with a performance by the ReCreation Tappers on the Sugden Plaza at 5:00 p.m., followed by a performance by Poinciana Elementary School, the lighting of the majestic Christmas tree by Mayor John Sorey, and a visit from Santa himself! The evening will also include holiday performances and activities by local acts all along Fifth Avenue South from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The entertainment will include such favorites as Gulfview Middle School Chamber Orchestra, Laura Lou’s Little Angels, Naples Concert Band, Boys and Girls Club of Collier, Ave Maria Dance Academy, Back Stage Dance Academy, Celtic Spirit, Dance Arts by Maria, Dancer’s Edge Studio, Etudes de Ballet & Company, Gulfshore Playhouse, J&J Dance Studio, Pine Ridge Twirlers, Repun Tango, Jessica Michaels, the Consecutones, New Horizon’s Band, Patchouli, and holiday activities sponsored by First Baptist Academy, Lorenzo Walker Culinary Institute, Naples Art Association, Naples Church of God, Naples High School Golden Girls, Naples High School Future Teachers of America Club, PAWS, Project Help and much, much more! Restaurants, shops, and businesses along Fifth Avenue South and adjoining streets will be open for shopping, dining, and holiday cheer. Fifth Avenue South will be blocked to traffic for this event starting at 2:00p.m. Free parking is available in the two public garages on 8th Street, in the lots at 4th Street South and 4th Avenue South, at 3rd Street South, and 3rd Avenue South, and at 8th Street South and 8th Avenue South, and in spaces surrounding Cambier Park and along 5th Avenue South Parkway. Event sponsors include Bob 102.9 FM, DeVoe Automotive, Gator Country 101.9 FM, Naples Harley Davidson, Mix 104.7 FM, Naples Daily News, WGUF 98.9 FM, and Remax Affinity. Fifth Avenue South is one of the nation’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations. Historic and modern architecture blend together in eclectic sophistication; tropical blooms and lush greenery grace its pedestrian-friendly promenades; and sparkling storefronts are filled with the most enchanting gifts and treasures. Fifth Avenue South is home to award-winning restaurants and cafés, world-class art galleries, chic boutiques, elegant inns and a wealth of professional businesses and services. Mark your calendar and plan to make an evening of the 38th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony. For more information about this event or other holiday happenings on Fifth Avenue South, please visit

Occurs once: Dec 6, 2012 (5:00 PM to 9:00 PM)

Fifth Avenue South
Fifth Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102

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