Indiana’s tallest decorated Christmas tree lit up for the holidays

Tree lighting ceremony
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 8:19 AM EST
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Indiana’s tallest outdoor decorated Christmas tree will light up for the holiday season.

The ceremony took place on Thursday at 6 p.m. behind the Inn at Saint Mary’s.

The free event featured hot cocoa, cookie decorating, and letters to Santa.

Visitors got to enjoy carriage rides and a free drink at the Innjoy Café with a donation to the Center for the Homeless.

The 69-foot Norway spruce will stay on through the holiday season.

The tree weighs 10,000 pounds and is one of the top five tallest Christmas tree in the United States.

It has more than 10,000 lights and over 700 ornaments on it.