Light Up York Preview

YORK CITY, Pa -- This morning FOX43's Chris Garrett got a preview for this years Light Up York Event in York City.

 Light Up York powered by Shipley Energy -- the annual lighting of the York City Christmas Tree at Continental Square. Enjoy a variety of FREE fun, family-friendly activities beginning at 12 noon. The tree lighting ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. Our event MCs will be Liz Bell and Chris Tyler of WARM 103.3.

  • Scavenger hunt (with prizes!) in multiple locations (12 noon to 5 p.m.) — pick up form on the NW corner of Continental Square from Elite Property Management booth Map and Schedule of Events
  • Indoor Photo Opp Stop at 1 North George Street with multiple fun holiday backdrops for holiday photos
  • Holiday entertainment, workshops, and tours in multiple locations
  • Expanded Central Market House hours (open until 4 p.m.)
  • Victorian holiday programming at The Bonham House (times tbd)
  • Matinee movies in the Appell Center for the Performing Arts (2 p.m. Frosty the Snowman, 3 p.m. How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and 4 p.m. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer)
  • Hands-on art activities, face painting, balloon twists (12 noon to 4 p.m.)
  • Holiday-themed Escape Room at the Rex-Laurel Fire Co. (12 noon to 4 p.m.)
  • Miniature Railroad Club of York display at the Rex-Laurel Fire Co. (12 noon to 4 p.m.)
  • Human Snow Globe photo station in the Appell Center for the Performing Arts (12 noon to 4 p.m.)
  • Holiday Market in Cherry Lane (12 noon to 5 p.m.)
  • NEW for 2019:  “Shared Faith: The Golden Rule” program celebrating cultural diversity in our community (12:30 to 3:30 p.m.)
  • Photos with Santa at Martin Library (1 to 4 p.m.; must be in line by 3:30 p.m.)
  • Live reindeer available for photos in first block of East Market Street (3 to 5 p.m.)
  • Lighting of the York City Christmas Tree (ceremony begins 5 p.m.) along with a Menorah and Kinara
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