The major was joined by celebrities Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega, and Yvette Nicole Brown and the mayor Of WhoVille and Whoville characters to start the tree lightening ceremony.
- Whoville Post Office. As part of the Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes campaign you can send cards to the Grinch. For each card sent the Random House Children’s Books publishing company will pay it forward by donating a book to a child in need on your behalf.
- Who-bilicious Cookie Dec-Who-rating. You can buy cookies and decorate them with frostings and toppings
- Trim up the Tree Lot . You can design and personalize your own "Grinchmas" ornaments to help decorate the "Grinchmas" trees or take them home as a souvenir.
- Story Time with Cindy Lou Who – Cindy Lou Who and her Who friends will do a storytelling show of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, featuring special effects and audience participation.