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Schedule Of Tree Lighting Ceremonies In & Around Pittsburgh

November 15, 2018

'Tis the season! 

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it will officially be holiday season (unless you started celebrating November 1st, like some of us...). That means it's time to grab hot coco and head out to Christmas tree lighting ceremonies happening all around the city! 

From free Oakmont cookies to hanging out with Santa, here's a list of some of the ceremonies happening in Pittsburgh.

Friday, November 16th
Light Up Night
Highmark Tree Lighting with fireworks and laser show at 7 p.m.
Fireworks grand finale at 10 p.m.
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Friday, November 16th:
Santa's First Stop
Cranberry Township Municipal Center (2525 Rochester Rd. Cranberry Township, PA 16066) at 6:00 p.m.
Help Santa light the Holiday Tree while enjoying crafts and refreshments! 
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Saturday, November 17th:
Oakmont's Hometown Christmas Parade & Event 
Oakmont Chamber of Commerce - 504 Allegheny River Blvd, Oakmont, Pennsylvania 15139 - from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Not only will there be a tree lighting ceremony, but you can get FREE Oakmont Bakery Cookies! 
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Tuesday, November 20th:
Monroeville's Christmas Holiday Tree Lighting at  7 p.m.
3984 Monroeville Blvd., Monroeville, PA 15146
There will be carolers and maybe a surprise from Santa! 
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Friday, November 24th: 
Kennywood Holiday Lights
On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Kennywood's open! 
The park will be decked out in lights and will host the tallest Christmas tree in Pennsylvania! 
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Tuesday, November 27th:
Bethel Park Tree Lighting Ceremony
Community Center Multi Purpose Room (5151 Park Avenue Bethel Park PA 15102) at 6:45 p.m.
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Thursday, November 29th:
Penn Hills Holiday Light Festival
Penn Hills Municipality Chambers
Santa will be taking pictures!
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Friday, November 30th:
Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Homewood at 5 p.m.
7507 Kelly Street Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Tree lighting begins at dusk, plus toy giveaways and photos with Santa!
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Thursday, December 6th:
Scott Township Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Scott Park Amphitheatre at 6:30 p.m.
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Friday, December 7th:
Baldwin Holiday Festival from 6pm-8pm
Baldwin Borough Building-3344 Churchview Ave
Tree lighting, holiday cards, crafts, and more! 
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