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Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
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Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand

Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
People flooded with red light have their cell phones out for the lighting of the tree at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
The tree is lit with fireworks overhead at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
People coming to the tree lighting event were first stepped through metal detectors at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Reports at the scene were there were 160 hired security guards at the venue, as well as several Glendale Police officers watching the crowd who entered through metal detectors. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Gregg Yerington, works with his dog Latti, with K9 Services, as she sniffs for bombs at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Reports at the scene were there were 160 hired security guards at the venue, as well as several Glendale Police officers watching the crowd who entered through metal detectors. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Members of DCappella perform at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
People, across the pond, listen to the show at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Property owner Rick Caruso watches the show at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
People attending the show at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
A single security guard stands in front of a crowd of people waiting of the show to begin at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Hundreds of people wait to be scanned with metal detectors at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
A few thousand people were in attendance for the show at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand

Members of the cast of “Love Actually” Live perform at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance.

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Members of the cast of For The Record perform at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
A security guard scans the crowd at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Reports at the scene were there were 160 hired security guards at the venue, as well as several Glendale Police officers watching the crowd who entered through metal detectors. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Glendale police officers gather while patrolling the crowd at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Reports at the scene were there were 160 hired security guards at the venue, as well as several Glendale Police officers watching the crowd who entered through metal detectors. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
A security officer roams through the audience at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Reports at the scene were there were 160 hired security guards at the venue, as well as several Glendale Police officers watching the crowd who entered through metal detectors. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Santa makes an appearance at the end of the show at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
A member of the cast of For The Record performs at the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Americana at Brand
Security on the roof of the Americana at Brand for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Reports at the scene were there were 160 hired security guards at the venue, as well as several Glendale Police officers watching the crowd who entered through metal detectors. There was a performance before the tree lighting and Santa made an appearance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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