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Downtown Raleigh Christmas Tree

Come downtown to take pictures with the Downtown Raleigh Christmas Tree shining nightly through New Years and curate your perfect festive evening using our Holiday Hub.

Know Before You Go ⎻ Transportation & Parking

There is ample bike and scooter parking is available outside the Duke Energy Performing Arts Center and a Cardinal Bikeshare Station is centrally located in the front plaza on South Street. GoRaleigh routes 5, 11, 19, 21, and 22 have stops within one-block of the Tree Lighting, the transit system is currently fare free.
And if you're driving, nearby parking options can be found here.


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