Christmas Tree Lighting


Thursday, November 30, 2023


05:00 pm - 07:00 pm


Marine Corps Exchange (MCX)
3918 Woodside Drive
Bldg 3918
Cherry Point, NC 28533



Phone: 2524663001

Join us for our annual Christmas tree lighting event at the MCX parking lot. It's free and open to all authorized patrons.

Timeline of Events

  • 5 pm: Event begins, holiday refreshments, letters to Santa, holiday crafts, selfie station, photos/visit with Santa, cookie decorating, and train rides
  • 5:30 pm: Lighting of tree
  • 5:40 pm: Chorus performances by Arthur Edwards Elementary, W Jessee Gurganus Elementary, and Tucker Creek Middle School
  • 6:10 pm: The Epiphany School of Global Studies Falcon Spirit Squad performance
  • 6:15 pm: The Center of the Performing Arts performance of excerpt from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, “Land of the Snow”
  • 6:20 pm: Magic show by Gary Shelton
  • 6:55 pm: Drawing for door prizes*

*Door prizes are open to active duty families ONLY. Limit one entry per family. Must be at least 18 years of age. Winner must be present to win.

  • Anna and Elsa Magical Carousel Lego Set
  • Barbie Doll with Pool
  • Minecraft Bee Cottage Lego Set
  • Nerf Elite Double Punch Motorized Dart Blaster
  • $50 Marine Corps Exchange Gift Card
  • Paw Patrol Skye 12” Bike
  • $100 Marine Corps Exchange Gift Card
  • Mongoose 20” Bike
  • JBL Charge 5 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Beats Solo 3 Wireless Headphones
  • Nintendo Switch Bundle with Mario Kart
  • Mrytle Beach Family Vacation
  • 2-Nights’ Accommodations and 4 Tickets to Wonder Works.



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