Belmont Christmas tree lighting ceremony takes place on the steps of City Hall. Music selections by the Honors Choral Group at Gaston Christian School, directed by KIarla Pursley, begins at 5:15. The Rev. Dr. Warren A. Nance, Senior Pastor of Hood Memorial AME Zion Church, will deliver a short devotion at 5:30. Belmont Mayor Charlie Martin will flip the switch to light Belmont's Christmas tree and the program will conclude about 5:45 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided by Keep Belmont Beautiful.The Montcross Area Chamber coordinates the program for the City of Belmont.