Mayor's Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Presented by Reliant

2010 Photo Gallery


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Official Holiday Tree sponsored by Reliant Energy

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Special Events Staff member, Stephanie Kiouses, escorts Santa to his place on stage

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From Left: Emcees from Mix 96-5, Brad Booker and Maria Todd with Mayor Annise Parker, Jason Few, President, Reliant Energy, Bob Eury, President Houston Downtown Management District

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Masquerade Theatre performs "All is Well" on stage.

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Crowd gathers early for the Mayor's Holiday Celebration

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Southwest Airlines was the Fireworks Sponsor for the 2010 Mayor's Holiday Celebration

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Attendees were treated to free vitaminwater at the event. vitaminwater sponsored "Letters to the Troops"

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The Official Holiday Tree was sponsored by Reliant Energy



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Participants could bring a new unwrapped toy to the event for a child and drop it off at the Reliant Booth

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Reliant booth distributed over 5,000 blinking Santa Hats


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Radio Sponsor, Mix 96.5




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Mayor's Holiday Celebration Sponsors

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The Official Holiday Tree sponsored by Reliant Energy

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Mayor Annise Parker and Santa Claus


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Jason Few, President, Reliant Energy and Mayor Annise Parker prepare to light the Official Holiday Tree

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Jason Few, President, Reliant Energy and Mayor Annise Parker enjoy the show


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Little girl meets Sugar Plum Fairy from Houston Ballet's - The Nutcracker



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Hamilton Loomis

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Featured entertainer - Grammy Award Winner, Eddie Levert of The O'Jays

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Eddie Levert




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Eddie Levert

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Official Holiday Tree with Fireworks Presented by Southwest Airlines

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Crowd watches from bridge as fireworks explode at Mayor's Holiday Celebration

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Parker Elementary School Strings perform

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Hamilton Loomis performs - Run Run Rudolf

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So Real Dance Cru


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Ernest Walker, Music Director, on Drums

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Young performers from Parker Elementary School

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The Official Holiday Tree


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Everyone turns to watch the fireworks build for the finale