2019 Christmas Tree Lighting & Concert

Tuesday, December 3  |  6:30-8:30pm  |  TCU Campus Commons

Join the Horned Frog family for this time-honored tradition, featuring the lighting of TCU’s 40-foot tall Christmas tree, refreshments, SuperFrog Santa, holiday concert, and fireworks.


Event Parking and Security

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting draws thousands of TCU Horned Frogs from across the region.  To ensure you do not miss the excitement, we encourage visitors to consider arriving early in order to find a parking spot and get to the Campus Commons on time.  After 5:00pm, guests may park in any lot on campus, including reserved.  Please refrain from parking in Health Center, Hall Director, or 24-hour reserved spots. TCU provides complimentary shuttle service for students and visitors.  For shuttle information, please click HERE.


Event Map

Please click here for the Tree Lighting Guest Map to download a 2019 Christmas Tree Lighting Guest and Parking Map so you can get to the event and parked easily.  To ensure a safe environment for all, please review the security and event entry guidelines as you prepare for to attend this event by clicking Tree Lighting 2019 Security Overview.


Event Alerts

Text TCUCHRISTMAS to 888-777 in order to receive alerts related to the Christmas Tree Lighting including:

  • Changes to the schedule
  • Logistical changes, such as parking
  • Cancellations or delays
  • Emergency alerts during the event


Thank you to our Christmas Tree Lighting sponsors: