Special Events

Annual Tree Lighting

We're lighting up the Square!

Join us as we kickoff the holiday season on Friday, November 16th from 6-9pm with Santa, live music, strolling entertainment, a live dance performance by Dawn Crafton Dance Connection, merchant specials and of course, the annual lighting of the Rockville Town Square Christmas Tree.

6:00pm-9:00pm: Take a Selfie with Santa & Strolling Entertainment
6:00pm-6:45pm: Musical Performance by Dan Haas Trio
6:45pm: Lighting of the Christmas Tree with Rockville Mayor Newton and Santa
7:00-7:30pm: Dawn Crafton Dance Connection performance
7:30-9:00pm: Musical Performance by Dan Haas Trio

Visit these merchant tents during the event for fun activities, tasty treats and more!

   •  Color Me Mine  • 
Face painting fun
• Finnegan's Wake Irish Pub  • 
Small bite apps and seasonal drinks
•  Hammer & Stain  •
Join us for a game of corn hole
•  Vie de France  • 
French pastries, hot chocolate, coffee and tea
•  Spice Xing  •
Delicious food and drinks
•  Little Dipper Hot Pot House  • 
Stop by for coupons
  •  Buffalo Wild Wings  • 
Say "Hi" to Blazin' Bill as he walks around handing out candy canes & coupons


The Cottage Monet
The Buy More, Save More Sale is back! Spend $50 get 10% off Spend $100 get 15% off Spend $200 get 20% off. Does not include sale items.

  Hammer & Stain
Get creative and drop in for a make and take craft.  No reservation required.

Paint a Christmas Tree
(located in the VisArts pop-up store on Maryland Avenue; more information below; registration required)

 Lebanese Taverna
Free hot chocolate with your purchase

Spice Xing
Dine in and receive 20% OFF your food bill from the a la carte menu

Little Dipper Hot Pot House
Buy one hot pot, get the second FREE from 5-10pm


November 16th | 7-10pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and to celebrate the lighting of the Rockville Town Square tree, VisArts is offering a special Cocktails and Canvas at a great price. Use the code squaretreelighting and a seat can be yours for just $20.00. That's over half off! REGISTER HERE

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