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Marietta welcomes Santa, lights tree in Square

The downtown square was packed with families Thursday evening for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree.

MARIETTA, Ga. — Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square was the place to be Thursday evening. Many local dignitaries, including Marietta mayor Steve Tumlin, and Santa Claus himself were present for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree.

Hundreds of people filled the square for the event which also included live musical performances from local choral groups.

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