The official Downtown Buffalo Tree lighting ceremony will be held on December 3rd at Fountain Plaza (Main and Chippewa). The event will have distinguished speakers who will lead the countdown to the tree lighting and Santa himself will launch a fireworks display over Fountain Plaza after the tree's lights go on.

The event will continue with Santa greeting visitors, holiday gifts, horse drawn wagon rides, clowns, balloon art, face painting, and free ice-skating in Rotary Rink.

For more information go to buffaloplace.com

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