New Date: This Friday, November 17th
Time: 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Venue: Boca Raton Innovation Campus
Join CP Group’s Annual Tree Lighting Extravaganza, led by emcee WPTV First Alert Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle.
General admission is FREE with an unwrapped new toy or discretionary monetary donation to Spirit of Giving, collected upon entry to support the nonprofit’s Annual Holiday Gift Drive, bringing joy to thousands of children throughout Palm Beach County.
Adult VIP tickets are available at $50/adult, including access to a VIP hospitality tent with multiple open bars, a surplus of passed hors d’oeuvres and a carving station, and other special activations.
Kid VIP tickets (12 years and under) will also be available for $15/ child and include access to Kid’s Corner, which features a private face painter and kid-friendly beverages and meal options including a “Make Your Own Smores” station.
100% of VIP ticket sales will benefit the Junior League of Boca Raton.
All eventgoers will enjoy:
- Emcee Steve Weagle, WPTV’s First Alert Weather Chief Meteorologist. Steve will be introducing each performer and engaging with the crowd throughout the evening.
- Meet-and-greets with Santa and their live Reindeer! Santa’s official photographer will capture the moments and print out commemorative photos for eventgoers to take home.
- Santa’s Workshop, a kid-friendly tented area for holiday-inspired activities. Santa’s Workshop includes face painters, letters to Santa organized by Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum, and other activities led by ArtNEST Studios
- Petting zoo featuring 20 farm animals
- 360 camera booth experience with digital video copies
- LED Cirque Performers, on-stage and roaming, featuring mesmerizing levels of risk balancing and a Hula Hoop contortionist spinning with over 30 Hula Hoops and juggling.
- Santa’s Elves distributing inflatable candy canes
- Food Truck Lane, offering diverse menu options
- Cash bars
- Thousands of free parking spots
Featuring holiday-themed performances by:
- West Boca Raton Community High School Choral: Calliope, an auditioned treble ensemble composed of students in grades 10-12 under the direction of Choral Director Catherine Briggs and with support from Nat King Cole Generation Hope, a local nonprofit working to provide access to music education for children with the greatest need.
- Grandview Preparatory School music students under the direction of Carrie Furman
- AcaPride, an acapella ensemble of students in grades 6-12 performing holiday pop choir arrangements in three-part harmony.
- Extensions, an audition-based ensemble consisting of upper school and middle school students performing pop, jazz, and classical choir arrangements in three- to five-part harmony.
- Organic Movements Dance School featuring 30 classically trained ballet students presenting a magical selection from its upcoming seasonal production based on the timeless classic, “The Nutcracker.”
*Scheduled programming subject to change
CP Group’s Tree Lighting benefits Spirit of Giving and the Junior League of Boca Raton, spreading holiday cheer throughout the greater Boca Raton community and beyond.
About the Venue: Developed in the late 1960’s by IBM as its North American Research and Development facility. Boca Raton Innovation Campus, commonly known as BRiC, is home to the invention of the first personal computer. The office park is touted for its iconic Marcel Breuer architecture. CP Group acquired BRiC in 2018 with the vision of building off its innovative past and evolving the campus into the premier technology and life sciences hub in the Southeast. Today, BRIC is the largest single facility office complex in the state of Florida at 1.7 million square feet and is home to more than 35 tenants including Boca Regional Hospital, Canon, Modernizing Medicine, Total Wine and Bluegreen Vacations. BRiC also features two coffee shops, various walking art exhibits in partnership with local organizations, coined Art on BRiC Walls, the longest Hallway in the Western Hemisphere, an autonomous store, multi-use and multi-room event space, hidden nature gems and more.