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Tree lighting and Fireworks at the Rio
November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Join us on the Lakefront Plaza (near Uncle Julio’s) at 6pm as we kick-off the holiday season with our annual Tree Lighting Celebration and … Fireworks!
- Guest Host Tommy McFly from 94.7 Fresh FM
- Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus (Santa will be arriving at approximately 6:30pm and leaving promptly at 8pm to get back to the North Pole)
- A Dazzling Fireworks Show over the lake, begins at 8pm
- Warm up with a spiked cider or hot chocolate and light bites at our holiday lakefront pop up bar: DECK the bar
- Horse and Carriage Rides (ends at 7:30pm)
- Strolling Holiday Entertainment
- Samples from shops, restaurants, giveaways and more!
- Visit the Herson’s vehicle display to donate a new, unwrapped toy for the Montgomery County Foster Parent Association
Be a VIP at RIO’s Tree Lighting Celebration!
Win VIP Parking, dinner for four at California Pizza Kitchen ($100), unlimited rides for four on the Carousel presented by Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, and cut-the-line passes to the Carousel, Santa and Horse & Carriage. Enter to win the ultimate VIP Holiday Experience here: http://woobox.com/jtz35s
Parking/Metro information: http://www.riowashingtonian.com/directions