West University Place officials will be kicking off the holiday season on Dec. 4 with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact)
West University Place's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony returns Dec. 4 at Friends Park with activities such as holiday games, dance performances, ice sculpting and a welcome from the mayor and City Council members.
The 35th annual tree lighting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at 6104 Auden St. Winners from West U's 2023 coloring contest will also be announced, according to a news release.
Melissa reports on Harris County for Community Impact. She joined the newsroom in 2022 and first covered the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University areas. Melissa previously served as an award-winning youth editor and digital producer for nearly six years at a weekly newspaper in Brooklyn before making her way back to her hometown of Houston. She studied broadcast journalism at St. John’s University and Medill-Northwestern, bringing her love of sports, fashion and local news to the big cities. Follow her on X, formerly known as Twitter: @melissamissye.
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