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Mayor Walsh lights Columbus Park Trellis on November 25

November 8, 2019

Parks and Recreation

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Parks and Recreation

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the 17th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday, November 25, beginning at 5 p.m.

Located at 110 Atlantic Avenue on Boston’s historic waterfront, Christopher Columbus Park will be transformed into a beautiful holiday display when the park’s 260 feet of trellis are illuminated with 50,000 blue lights along with 14 decorated trees near Tia’s, the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel, and throughout the park. 

Entertainment will be provided by students and instructors from the North End Music and Performing Arts Center, singer Sharon Zeffiro performing a selection of holiday classics, Jamaica Plain singer-songwriter A. P. Black, “the crooner of Venezuela” Gian Faraone, and special guests Santa Claus, Rudolph, and Frosty.  In addition, the Acting Postmaster of Boston, Leroy Middleton, Jr., will unveil the new US Postal Service holiday stamp.  

Mayor Walsh lights the signature trellis at Christopher Columbus Park during a free community celebration on November 25.
Mayor Walsh lights the signature trellis at Christopher Columbus Park during a free community celebration on November 25.

Refreshments, holiday treats, and giveaways will be provided by the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel, Joe’s American Bar & Grill Waterfront, HP Hood LLC, and Magic 106.7.  Stop by the Fios Treat Truck to enjoy baked goods compliments of Verizon Fios.

For more information on the Trellis Lighting, please call 617-635-4505 or visit the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park website or the Boston Parks and Recreation Department website.