On Thursday, December 05, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Bronx Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
The event featured a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, who brought toys and other goodies for the children in attendance. The celebration also included a performance by the Renaissance High School Varsity Voices.
BronxNet host Veronica Guity emceed the event, which was sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus.
“Christmastime is here! I look forward to starting the season with our tree lighting every year, it was truly magical to see the wonder in the faces of the children who participated in the festivities. This season is all about spending time with your loved ones and our Bronx Christmas tree lighting is how we show our love for this borough,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.
More photos from the event could be viewed here .