CHARLOTTE – The Carolina Panthers' Fourth Annual Tree Lighting will be held the night before Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 22.
The celebration is free of charge and takes place outside Bank of America Stadium, on the corner of Mint Street and Graham Street, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Panthers fans will enjoy appearances by Sir Purr, the TopCats Cheerleaders, the PurrCussion Drumline and the Black & Blue Crew. The tree lighting ceremony program will also include performances featuring the Charlotte Bronze Handbell Ensemble and Queen City Groove.
Attendees will be treated to an evening that includes children's activities, holiday movies, festive music and a special visit from Santa Claus. The event will conclude with the tree lighting ceremony for the 58-foot 8-inch tall Norway Spruce harvested in Linville, N.C.
Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to relax and enjoy the festivities. Food and drinks will also be available for purchase from a number of local food trucks onsite.
The event will be held rain or shine and parking will be available from various independent parking companies in the Uptown area.
View photos of the third annual Carolina Panthers tree lighting at Bank of America Stadium.