Bring your family and friends and join Lucas, Santa, and Mrs. Claus! Plus, performances by the Bensonians and Sweet Harmony, cookies and hot chocolate, and be a part of a CBS special to be aired on Christmas Eve.
The University is welcoming the greater Fairfield community to spread the Stag cheer far and wide.
As the most wonderful time of the year descends upon families and friends young and old, Fairfield University will add to the merriment with their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 7 at 6 p.m. outside the Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola.
Historically a student event, the University is welcoming the greater Fairfield community to help spread the Stag cheer far and wide. In addition to the tree lighting, Lucas, Santa, and Mrs. Claus will be joining the fun for pictures, University singing groups, The Bensonians and Sweet Harmony, will perform their songs of the season, and hot chocolate and cookies will be available to warm spirits.
Additionally, the ceremony will be part of a one-hour holiday program produced exclusively at Fairfield University, scheduled to air nationally on CBS on Christmas Eve. The program, Christmas Eve with Fairfield University, produced for CBS by the University and the University’s Media Center, with Elizabeth Kineke and John B. Blessington as the Executive Producers for CBS, will air on Sunday, December 24 at 11:35 p.m. – 12:35 a.m. (ET/PT).