The 2021 Community Tree Lighting was a success! Thanks to all who attended and to the many volunteers and community organizations that made the event possible, including:

Cub Riverdale 
The Holiday Light Company
Jake & Sarah Couch and Family: Builder
Karen Carlson: Artist
Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation
Coon Rapids Rotary Club
Coon Rapids Fire Department Community Fund
Coon Rapids Firecracker Races
Coon Rapids Lowe's #1833
Coon Rapids North Star Lions Club
JD Roofing and Construction, Inc. 

Photos from the 2021 Coon Rapids Community Tree Lighting Festival on the grounds of Boulevard Plaza. The inaugural event took place Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021.

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Saturday, December 11, 2021
4-6:30 p.m.
Boulevard Plaza, 111th Avenue and Coon Rapids Boulevard

NO event entry or parking allowed at the Coon Rapids Ice Center. Parking for the event is located at 111th Avenue and Coon Rapids Boulevard. Signs will be posted. 

Please consider bringing a food donation to benefit the Coon Rapids High School Food Shelf. 
Cash or check donations also accepted. Make checks payable to: CRHS - Cardinal Compassion Fund.


4:00 p.m. - Bonfires, holiday music
4:30 p.m. - Santa arrives! Take photos!
5:30 p.m. - Sing-a-long around the tree
5:55 p.m. - Welcome from Mayor Jerry Koch
5:59 p.m. - C-O-U-N-T-D-O-W-N for the tree lighting
6:00 p.m. - Tree lighting
6:30 p.m. - Event ends

After the tree lighting, see a Blue Ox hockey game at the Coon Rapids Ice Center! Game starts at 7 p.m. Please consider bringing a toy donation as part of the team's toy drive.

Event sponsored by: The Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation and the City of Coon Rapids.