Lititz Attempts To Break World Record

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The coolest small town in America, Lititz Pennsylvania celebrated its new title by attempting to break the world record for the “most sunglasses worn at night”.

More than 2,000 people packed Main Street.

Lititz has already been named the coolest small town in America, but people here tonight are ready to show the world why it deserves that title.

“3, 2, 1….everybody pump your hands!”

It’s something people in this town have dreamed of…

“You look beautiful, YEAH!” says an event coordinator.

To be recognized by the world.

“This is Lititz, we show up,” says Betsy Barkley.

Months of preparation all leads up to this moment.

“I wear my sunglasses at night…” (music by Corey Hart)

Sunglasses at night.

“You don’t see that very often that’s why we’re cool,” says Bob Dimperio.

From young to those young at heart, the 100 year old town only gets better with age.

“WE LOVE LITITZ!!” shouts a group of people.

And tonight’s world record attempt proves that.

Event organizers say without the people who make up this small town, it wouldn’t be getting so much attention.

“It has been so community building and that is the one reason that makes us so cool is our community,” says Executive Director of Adventure Lititz, Kelly Withum.

And those participating say this is what a small town is all about.

“This is the greatest town in the country as far as I’m concerned,” says Mike Halderman.

This attempt won’t be confirmed until paper work is handed in and Guiness gives Lititz the “OK”

But from what you can see, they’re number 1 in their books.


  • Ted

    That's cool they might be the worlds coolest little town but they are also the world smallest racist town don't forget that one either we as the people remember the news about the black kids going to the high school Warwick and being called Niger I guess that missed the news or is it cool to say that I guess when your daddy is in the law up in lititz you can get away with this kind of stuff but to me we shouldn't be living in that kind of world so while they are noticed for being the best small town lets not let people forget the real lititz and what they really about thanks for reading this lets stop the racism thanks

  • Ann

    Lititz is a small town but that doesn't mean it's cool. Where do the racial thoughts and feelings come from? Obviously a lot is from the parents of these kids. I know racial issues have occurred at Warwick high school. Using the N word is not cool. It is shameful to keep this narrow minded, predijuce ongoing. If we are the coolest small town and families from other areas want to visit I don't think racism is a welcoming environment especially if they are of another race. Maybe working on respecting EVERYONE would be more worthwhile then how many sunglasses people wear at one time. Cool is being yourself, cool is being an individual, cool is being proud of your ethnic background and no one has the right to make you feel less than. Thank you

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