Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Celebrations 2022

Christmas trees around the city will be lit on December 7.

At 4:30 pm the Christmas tree in Piazza Sant’Ambrogio will be lit which will be accompanied by the Light Gospel Choir and coffee tasting. A presentation of the project of “Three Women and a Panda” will follow.

Also at 4:30 pm in Piazza Signoria la Compagnia di Babbo Natale will perform carols in English and Italian. Another tree will be lit in the Cortile della Dogana in of Palazzo Vecchio at 5:30 pm.

This will be followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree in Piazza Duomo around 6 pm which will involve the historical pageant with the Gonfalone (city flag), la Compagnia di Babbo Natale, and guest artists from Val di Fassa Dolomites.

The next tree will be lit will be in Piazza San Firenze at 6:45 pm. The Andrea Bocelli Foundation, Zeffirelli Foundation, Palazzo Gondi, Giovanni Caccamo, Serena Gamberoni, Ilaria Della Bidia, Cecile and the talents of the ABF Masterclasses will all be performing.

Finally, at 7:30 pm the tree in Piazzale Michelangelo will be lit accompanied by the Coldiretti Toscana.

The Green Line, formally known as the F-light Show, will also begin on the 7th and continue into January. Artistic projects such as video and light shows will decorate the city’s facades through the New Year.  (Michela Tambasco)