Celebrate the Season Safely at Dixon's Christmas Tree Lighting

The Dixon Police Department wishes to extend a warm invitation to all residents and visitors for the Downtown Dixon Business Association and City of Dixon's annual Christmas Tree Lighting event. This celebration will take place on December 7, 2023, from 4 PM to 8 PM.

As we come together to enjoy this festive occasion, we want to ensure that everyone has a safe and delightful experience. Please be aware of the following:

Traffic Impacts:

  • Downtown Area: Expect increased traffic in the downtown area surrounding the event. Plan your travel accordingly to allow extra time for parking and walking to the event.
  • Road Closures: Certain streets may be temporarily closed to accommodate the event. Please follow posted signs and directions from traffic officers.

Safety Tips 

  • Pedestrian Caution: With higher pedestrian traffic, we urge drivers to be extra cautious, especially near crosswalks and event areas.
  • Parking: Utilize designated parking areas. Avoid parking in restricted zones to ensure emergency vehicle access.
  • Personal Safety: Keep your belongings secure and be aware of your surroundings, especially in crowded areas.

Enjoying the Event:

  • Arrive Early: To get the best experience, consider arriving early. This allows time to find parking and a good spot to view the tree lighting.
  • Dress Appropriately: December evenings can be chilly. Dress in warm layers to stay comfortable throughout the event.
  • Support Local: Many local businesses will be open during the event. Take the opportunity to explore and support our local vendors.

The Dixon Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the safety and enjoyment of all attendees. Our officers will be present throughout the event to assist and ensure a secure environment.

For any immediate concerns, please contact the Dixon Police Department at 707-678-7070. For more information about the event, visit https://www.cityofdixon.us/events/7426/.

Let's come together as a community to celebrate the season and create lasting memories!

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