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Light Up Night in Downtown York

York Dispatch
An operator for Jackson Cranes lift the York Christmas tree from a trailer onto its base in Continental Square Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. The 30-foot blue spruce was donated by Sally and Earl Fringer of New Salem. A tree lighting will take place during the Light Up Night celebration Dec. 4, featuring activities around downtown, musical performance and Santa's arrival. The event runs 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

On Friday, Dec. 4, York City's annual tree-lighting ceremony will take place in Continental Square.

From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., activities at many locations around the city will be going on and there will be and a "visit from Santa" and free photos by Tyler Brown Photography. The tree will be lit at 6:15 p.m.

Liz Bell and Chris Tyler of WARM 103.3 will M.C. the event.

Some of the night's many highlights: Mudhook Brewing Co. and Central Market York will sell Christmas trees in Cherry Lane, Martin Library will offer crafts and Santa visits from 6:45 p.m. - 8 p.m and Mezzogiorno will hold a Dinner with the Elves for kids at Central Market York.

Motorists are advised to be careful in the area where activities are happening and the following streets will be closed from 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Market Street between Beaver Street and Duke Street and George Street between Philadelphia Street and King Street. Parking will be restricted in those areas beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Lobar, Inc. employees Scott McIntyre, left, and Rick Barrick remove straps from thee York Christmas tree after delivering it to Continental Square Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. The 30-foot blue spruce was donated by Sally and Earl Fringer of New Salem. A tree lighting will take place during the Light Up Night celebration Dec. 4, featuring activities around downtown, musical performance and Santa's arrival. The event runs 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

More details of the event, including a map and listing of events, will continue to be updated at www.yorkcity.org/LightUpNight.