Celebrate the Queen Mary’s 18th annual Christmas tree-lighting party for free Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 8:30PM.
Yes, you heard right. Board the luxury liner for free for family-friendly holiday merry making! Snack on complimentary refreshments while enjoying the Christmas spirit of roaming Victorian carolers. Preview the ship’s new holiday light display and additional merriment provided by choirs and choruses.
To participate in this free Christmas celebration, you must reserve complimentary tickets in advance at www.queenmary.com. Early bird admission begins at 4PM.
Start gathering on the ship’s Sundeck a6 6PM. Santa will be there to turn on the Christmas tree lights at 7:15 p.m. with help from Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell and Long Beach Fire Chief Alan Patalano. In honor of Pear Harbor, the event will also pay tribute to local military, fire and police heroes.
Bring a camera to snap a sweet pic of your child’s visit with Santa Claus following the last musical performance. All attendees are encouraged to drop off one unwrapped children’s gift to support Toys for Tots, Sparks of Love and the Long Beach Toy Patrol (toy donations are requested, not mandatory).
And did we mention that parking is free!? (with validation).