The Washington Monument Lighting 2015 is Thursday, December 3.

The event starts at 5:00pm and runs until 8:00pm.

The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with laser lights and a firework finale around 7:45pm.

From 5:00-7, there is a Chick-Fil-A Inner Harbor Kid’s Corner with: Holiday Crafts & Letter writing to Santa, Free Facepainting, Pictures with Santa, Basketball Hoop Game with prizes from Harlem Globe Trotters and Royal Farms Arena, The Ravens Mascot “Poe” & The Orioles Bird, PLUS, you can meet Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen!

There will be live performances by the Morgan State University Choir, Harlem Globe Trotters, Lethal Ladies of Bliss Step Squad from Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, Baltimore City College Choir, and the Kristen Toedtman Band.

There is a Vendor Village with delicious food, drinks, and more. This year there is also a Heineken Beer Tent with $5 beers! More details on the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore event page.

December is always a wonderful month in Downtown Baltimore. Don’t miss it!

The Washington Monument is located at Mount Vernon Place by the Walters Art Museum at 600 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Photo courtesy of sidewalk flying via Flickr CC