BP Diaz Hosts Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Families and their children received gifts after meeting Santa.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the Bronx’s time honored Christmas tree lighting ceremony and holiday festivities on Thursday, December 6 at the Bronx County Building.

Malakai and his mother enjoyed the holiday festivities.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

The evening included a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus who provided hot choclate, delicious cookies and treats for the community and youth.

The Bronx County Building’s Christmas Tree shone as bright as everyone’s holiday spirits.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

The Yuletide celebration featured performances by The Celia Cruz Bronx High School Choir, Students Taking a New Direction NYC and Lil Lex.

Local youth wore their Yuletide best for the special occasion.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Local families enjoyed taking their photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Diaz (c) welcomed North Pole natives Santa and Mrs. Claus to the Boogie Down Bronx.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

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