Broadway Star Lexi Lawson Highlights Woodbury Common Premium Outlets’ Tree Lighting on Friday, December 6


Shoppers can contribute to Toys for Tots campaign to be entered to win a $1,000 shopping spree!

CENTRAL VALLEY, N.Y. (December 2, 2019)Woodbury Common Premium Outlets is celebrating the holiday season with its fourth annual Tree Lighting, beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6. American actress, Broadway star and singer Lexi Lawson will join in the festivities, performing holiday music, in the Hudson Valley District outside of Market Hall.

Lawson has held lead female roles in touring productions of Rent and In the Heights. She debuted on Broadway as Eliza Hamilton in Hamilton. She also starred in the 2019 Lifetime movie Always and Forever Christmas.

Shoppers are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to Woodbury Common’s Toys for Tots donation center at Guest Services in Market Hall that night to be entered to win a $1,000 shopping spree ($500 Simon gift card, plus $100 gift cards from Polo, Saks Off 5th, Nike, Lacoste and COS). If you can’t make it for the tree lighting, drop off a toy off before Dec. 6 to be entered to win.

Santa will arrive via Woodbury firetruck with Woodbury police escort and be available for photos after the event and throughout the remaining holiday season at the Simon® Santa Photo Experience. Shoppers can enjoy delicious hot chocolate and sweet treats to keep the cold at bay.

The event, sponsored by Cornerstone Family Healthcare, will be emceed by radio station K104. It will also include performances from Victorian carolers, Allegro Youth Orchestra, M’Lanie Hunter Dance and more. Characters Elsa and Ana from Frozen will roam near the tree lighting, mingling with visitors. Kids can also get holiday airbrush tattoos and decorate ornaments they can take home.

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