Holiday Parade, tree-lighting set for Dec. 4 in downtown Youngstown

Staff report


The city of Youngstown and Youngstown Cityscape, with the cooperation of media partner 21 WFMJ-TV and other downtown businesses, are hosting this year’s Holiday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 4.

Activities including live caroling, food and holiday vendors on Central Square and 20 Federal Place that will begin at 4:30 p.m.; the parade will begin at 5:30 p.m.; and the tree lighting and Santa’s arrival will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. followed by pictures with Santa.

Other coordinated activities include YSU student-sponsored Dueling Pianos at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts at 7:30 p.m., and free admission to Oh WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology from 4 to 8 p.m.

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