Mesquite, TX – November 23, 2021 – Enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors of a Mesquite holiday tradition at Christmas on the Square on Tuesday, Nov. 30 in Downtown Mesquite, 223 W. Davis Street. Kick off the holiday festivities at this family-friendly event featuring a holiday gift market, Santa Claus and the community tree lighting, from 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Mesquite will also be handing out this year’s free Downtown Mesquite ornament. For more information, visit https://www.downtownmesquitetx.com/events/2021/christmas-on-the-square.
Downtown Mesquite Manager, Beverly Abell said, “Christmas on the Square ushers in the holiday season for so many families who come to the historic heart of the city to enjoy holiday cheer downtown. This event could not occur without the partnership of our downtown volunteers and businesses, great partners such as the Mesquite Independent School District (MISD) and many supportive City of Mesquite departments.”
At 6 p.m., children will be invited to join City Council, Santa and Mrs. Claus in lighting up the Christmas tree and Heritage Square for the first time this season. The holiday event will also include performances by MISD and Stage Door Dance. Mrs. Claus has partnered with MISD’s Read Play Talk program and will be reading a Christmas story to children. There will also be food vendors, local vendors from the Downtown Mesquite Farmer’s Market and free cocoa and cookies for the first 500 guests, thanks to MISD’s culinary program.
The Mesquite Police Department will also be at the event, collecting toys and donations for their annual Santa Cop program, which provides assistance during the Christmas season to disadvantaged kids and families in Mesquite and the surrounding communities. Learn more at www.cityofmesquite.com/SantaCop.
Downtown Mesquite is offering several holiday events for the family. Watch the latest Mesquite Minute to learn more about Christmas on the Square and more holiday events.