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Yorktown Celebrates the Season With Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

A past Christmas Tree Lighting in York County. (WYDaily/Courtesy of York County)
Yorktown’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be Dec. 3. (Courtesy of York County)

YORKTOWN — Yorktown is kicking off its holiday celebrations with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 3.

The community tradition that dates back to 1945 features the 20-foot artificial commercial “Giant Everest Fir” tree placed in Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street.

The community is invited to gather at the Yorktown Victory Monument by 6:30 p.m. for live music, including performance from Fifes and Drums of York Town.

The celebration will continue to Riverwalk Landing for the tree lighting ceremony at 7:30 p.m.

Attendees are also encouraged to stick around for a visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause at the event.

More information can be found on the website for the York County Division of Tourism Development.

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