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Circle of Lights Tree Lighting

1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204


For 57 years, thousands of spectators have gathered Downtown at Monument Circle to see the most spectacular holiday display illuminate. Central Indiana’s most beloved tradition is here again. Downtown Indy, Inc.’s Circle of Lights® presented by IBEW #481 will take place the day after Thanksgiving.

More than 100,000 people gather for the free ceremonial lighting and holiday kickoff. Entertainers will also perform.

Festivities begin at 6 pm and the monument light-up will occur at approximately 7:55 pm.