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Annual Family Holiday Tree Lighting & Fiesta to Feature CSArts-SGV Performers on the City of Hope Campus

The City of Duarte, in partnership with California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) and the City of Hope, is creating a one-of-a-kind, free, holiday tree lighting experience for the Duarte community and region.  On Wednesday, December 5thfrom 6:30 to 8:00 pm, join family and friends as we light the City’s official holiday tree on the spectacular City of Hope campus for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Fiesta event. 

It will snow in Duarte as participants enjoy musical entertainment performed by the talented youth of CSArts-SGV, holiday themed crafts and games, plus a visit from Santa himself.  Take a picture with the jolly guy and use the hashtag #deckthehallsduarte on social media!  Traditional tamale and Mexican cuisine food will be an available from a variety of food trucks parked in front of the City of Hope Cooper Auditorium at 1500 Duarte Road. For additional information, contact Duarte Parks and Recreation at 626-357-7931 or visit