Common Tree Lighting on Thursday

Mayor Michelle Wu, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and title sponsor Province of Nova Scotia will host the 80th Annual Boston Common Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 2, with a holiday celebration beginning at 6 p.m. Grammy Award winner Darlene Love headlines the event.

This is the 50th year that Nova Scotia has given a Christmas tree to the people of Boston as thanks for relief efforts following the December 6, 1917, explosion of a munitions ship in Halifax Harbor.

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