USS Constitution to Host Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

BOSTON – The crew of USS Constitution is scheduled to host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Sunday, December 9 at 4 p.m. on the ship.

The public is invited to attend this free event starting at 3:45 p.m. The ceremony will include holiday music and an appearance by Santa Claus and his elves. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided to attendees.

The tree lighting is an annual event sponsored by Old Ironsides and her crewmembers. Each year prior to the lighting, the tree is decorated with handmade ornaments created by Charlestown-area children.  Click here  to view flyer.