Giveaway: The Domain’s Lighting of the Great Tree

The Domain kicks off the Holiday season on November 22, 2014 with the popular annual event, The Lighting of the Great Tree!

It’s become an Austin tradition to kick off the holiday season at The Domain’s popular family-friendly event, The Lighting of the Great Tree. Saturday, November 22, 2014 will be a day full of fun for kids and adults with FREE activities all day long to get you in the holiday spirit, culminating with the lighting of the 40-foot tree and a fireworks show. The tree, with over 6,000 twinkling lights and 400 many-colored ornaments, is sure to make your eyes sparkle!  The event is FREE and open to the public. The Domain is located at 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin.

Beginning at noon, revelers can enjoy:

  • Face Painting
  • Caricature drawings
  • Balloon twisting
  • Holiday crafts

Headlining the event, Sunny Sweeney will perform favorite holiday hits in addition to a few of her most popular songs before lighting the tree. Her debut album, “Heartbreakers Hall of Fame”, produced a trio of regional hits and allowed her to begin touring outside of Texas, throughout the United States and Europe. In June of 2010, the lead-off to her second album, “From a Table Away, ” became a Top 10 hit. Sweeney released her latest album “Provoked” this August.

Sunny Sweeney Photo 2
Sunny Sweeney, Headliner at The Great Tree Lighting

The Lighting of the Great Tree will happen at 6 p.m. and will be followed by an amazing fireworks show. Can you guess who is lighting the tree? Santa and a very special guest!
AdvertisementThe Domain Tree Lighting

The holiday celebration will once again feature a special performance by Outside Voices, a vocal performance group comprised of Austin-area youth ranging in age from K-12th grades. Many stores will also offer special in-store events and discounts throughout the day.

The Domain Tree with Fireworks

Following the tree lighting, local musical artists will perform on the stage near Starbucks with strolling carolers and larger-than-life stilt walking toy soldiers spreading cheer throughout the center. Don’t miss this much-loved Austin tradition!

Would you like to be a VIP at The Great Tree Lighting? We are giving away Family VIP status to one lucky reader!

VIP status gets you and your immediate family in a special area to enjoy seating during the show, balloon twisting and a special gift for the kids, beer, wine, juice and light bites! Seating opens at 5 p.m.

What do you have to do to win? Leave a comment below or complete the form. All entries must be received by 9:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. A winner will be chosen and contacted via email with 24 hours to respond. If no response is received within the given 24 hour period, a new winner will be chosen. Only one entry per household, please. Must be at least 18 years of age. The prize is non-transferable and holds no cash value.

Looking for more holiday fun? Between strolling carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, light shows, visits and breakfast with Santa, you can get your fill of Holiday entertainment at The Domain. Be sure to follow The Domain on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for event updates and the latest deals!

This post was sponsored by The Domain.

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4 Comments on Giveaway: The Domain’s Lighting of the Great Tree

  1. Christmas is always the best time of year right? The smell, the beautiful decorations and the cold crisp air. I would like to not choose my own family but enter in for y’all to choose my close friends family for the VIP giveaway! Their son has a very rare disease called Propionic Acidemia. He is 2 years old and just had a liver transplant in August just starting to get out of the house now. This would be awesome for them to have a special moment with their son and they deserve to have extra stuff like this because I believe the longest living person with PA was 18 years of age. Holidays are the moments you remember the most with your family and I would love for this year to be one to remember! Happy holidays!

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