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Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Kick off the holiday season on Allen Street from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. with a free evening of carols, cookies, and hot chocolate! Enjoy the sounds of the season with performances from a variety of community groups, a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas with Mrs. Claus, and welcome Santa as he arrives to light the tree! Stick around and come in from the cold to have your picture taken with Santa at Kish Bank on Allen Street!

Hosted by: The B94.5 Live & Downtown State College

Performances by: Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania,
MindBodyArt School of Dance, Central PA Dance Workshop and Centre Dance!

Cookies courtesy of: Webster’s Bookstore & Cafe and Jersey Mike’s Subs
Donut holes courtesy of: Duck Donuts
Coffee & Hot Chocolate courtesy of: The Corner Room
Santa’s official transport team provided by: Alpha Fire Company

Give the gift of giving by bringing a toy to donate to the Marines’ Centre County Toys for Tots or a canned good item for the State College Area Food Bank. Children, ages 12 and under, who donate will be entered to win a chance to light the tree with Santa!

Many thanks to our sponsors:
The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau
First National Bank
Holiday Bowl Altoona
Taste Buds Kitchen
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, State College (Penn State Area), PA
Kish Bank

Continue the festivities on Saturday with a Downtown Holiday Open House, where participating shops, boutiques, and eateries will welcome you with refreshments, demonstrations, and specials to kick off the shopping season!




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