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The 15th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM PT

The 15th Annual Grinch Christmas Tree Lighting!

The 15th annual Globe Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place virtually Sunday, November 22 at 6:00 p.m. PT on the Globe’s website and social media channels. The ceremony, which has also become an annual tradition for thousands of San Diegans as they kick off the holiday season, is a fun event for the whole family. This year’s virtual broadcast will feature special appearances and songs from this year’s Grinch, Edward Watts; director James VásquezAriana Afsar, former Cindy-Lou Who and star of Hamilton and "American Idol"; and local favorites Steve Gunderson and Melinda Gilb and other exciting Grinch alumni; all leading up to the final countdown and the lighting of the tree. And who knows, that old green meanie may just drop in too!