Crocker Park’s Annual Tree Lighting to Star The Toy Soldier™ November 20th

July 25, 2021

— Westlake, Ohio

The Toy Soldier’s new home is at Crocker Park all Season Long!

The Christmas spirit is in the air! Today, July 25, marks exactly five months until Christmas and to bring you some holiday spirit, the park is celebrating and announcing their annual Tree Lighting event starring local favorite The Toy Soldier.

Crocker Park is thrilled to release details for their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony that will take place Saturday, November 20th. To help us light the magical 50-foot Christmas tree that dances to the beat of your favorite holiday songs located in center circle, The Toy Soldier will take the stage at 7pm to perform an hour-long experiential event and will then welcome in Santa to help light the tree! Leading up to the big performance and lighting, their popular holiday attractions will all open at 12pm noon featuring Real-Ice Skating Rink, Santa’s Village including Photos with Santa, Holiday Market with local vendors, and a Selfie Station on Santa’s Sleigh!

“Our signature Holiday Tree Lighting, in the heart of Crocker Park, is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season,” said Stacie Schmidt, Vice President of Marketing at Crocker Park. “We are honored to have The Toy Soldier make Crocker Park his new home after being downtown entertaining families for over 15 years. Your Loved ones can continue to make their cherished memories with The Toy Soldier at Crocker Park with so many other experiences to make the holiday season memorable!”

You will have three ways to see The Toy Soldier this season at Crocker Park:
1) Tree Lighting November 20 at 7pm
2) Mini Previews on the East Park Stage every Sunday starting November 27th at 12pm & 3pm
3) Live Performances at Market Square starting December 6th. Tickets available at

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Crocker Park is settled on 4,500,000 square feet in Westlake, Ohio and features a mix of over 130 local and nationally known retailers and premier dining options as well as office buildings, luxury apartments, and an event venue. Known for its distinct vertically integrated design of ground-level retail and restaurants with second story apartments and office space, the lifestyle center creates a bustling, urban downtown atmosphere of a city within a suburb. Developed with inspiration from European influence and architecture, Crocker Park’s 3 phases, spanned over 12 city blocks, allow visitors to feel completely immersed in the dynamic shop, dine, live, work, and play environment. Crocker Park is a part of the Stark Enterprises full-service real estate development portfolio spanning eight states. For more information and to view a complete center directory and a calendar of events, visit