Charlestown Tree Lighting

December 8, 2011

Eight year old Charlestown resident Vondell Martinez with Santa.

Mayor Thomas Menino brought Santa Claus and The Macy’s Trolley to Charlestown on Sunday afternoon at Thompson Square.

Hundreds of Charlestown residents enjoyed Sorelle’s Bakery cookies and cider as they waited for the festivities.

Mayor Thomas Menino sings Christmas carols with Santa.

Dancing Tree, Rudolph, The Red Nosed Rheindeer, and Frosty The Snowman entertained the crowd. Santa Claus greeted the children and passed out gifts. The Mayor lit the Tree at Thompson Square for The Holiday, with the help of The Boston Public Works Department.