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York City Light Up Night

Friday, December 5, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Continental Square in Downtown York


Light Up Night is a multicultural celebration that features live entertainment, family-friendly activities, food, carol singalongs, the lighting of the York City Christmas Tree, and the arrival of the most important guest, Santa. Fun for the whole family! 

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Many thanks to our 2013 sponsors: Shipley Energy, MediaOnePA, WARM 103.3, and Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Street closings for Light Up NIght (4:30 to 8 p.m.):

Market Street will be closed from Beaver to Duke Streets

George Street will be closed from King to Philadelphia Streets


For more information, please email or call 717-849-2217

*The 2013 Continental Square Christmas tree was donated by Barb and Gary Walb of Manchester. Jackson Crane and Lobar Construction donated their services to assist with the removal and delivery of the tree. 

Reminder: Light Up Night occurs on a First Friday, and many downtown shops, including Central Market, will have extended hours and special promotions. For more information, visit

Important Reminder: Pets are prohibited within York City Special Event areas. Please do not bring pets with you.