Scottsdale Independent

Scottsdazzle celebration kicks off with tree-lighting, sing-along

Scottsdazzle kicks-off in downtown Scottsdale 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. (File photo)

For the holiday season, the city of Scottsdale is hosing its month-long celebration: Scottsdazzle as it kicks off with a tree-lighting and holiday sing-a-long at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25.

Emceed by local radio personality Marty Manning, and joined by members of the Scottsdale City Council, residents and visitors will gather to witness the lighting of the one-of-a-kind to Arizona tree and to join in with carolers for a sing-a-long event to start the annual holiday tradition, according to a press release.

Attendees will receive a song book and are encouraged to join in with their favorite holiday hits, the release said. The month-long celebration will incorporate several signature events throughout December as well as ongoing festivities and specialty artwork.

Signature events and art installations include:

The downtown Scottsdale area will also be decorated in holiday Poinsettias and Geraniums hanging in baskets and other holiday décor lining the streets. A Lifesize menorah at Civic Center Plaza will be lit nightly during Hanukkah.

Merchants and restaurants will offer holiday specials, cocktails, discounts and more.

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