York City's 275th Anniversary

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York City Light Up Night

Friday, December 2, 2016
5-8 p.m. in Downtown York



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Mark your calendar and save the date for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree at Continental Square. The evening will get started with activities at multiple locations, and conclude with a visit from Santa and photos courtesy of Tyler Brown Photography, LLC. at Martin Library.   Our event MCs will be Liz Bell and Chris Tyler of WARM 103.3.

Watch for additional details to be posted later in the year.

The 2015 Continental Square Christmas tree was donated by Sam and Sally Fringer of York New Salem. Jackson Crane and Lobar Construction donated their services to assist with the removal and delivery of the tree. 


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For more information, please email events@yorkcity.org or call 717-849-2217

Street closings for Light Up NIght (4:30 to 7 p.m.):

Market Street will be closed from Beaver to Duke Streets

George Street will be closed from King to Philadelphia Streets

PARKING will be FREE in the Market Street and King Street garages, and $6 in the Philadelphia Street garage.

Light Up Night occurs on a First Friday, and many downtown shops, including Central Market, will have extended hours and special promotions. Click here for details from Downtown Inc.

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