Annual holiday parade and tree lighting set for Dec. 2


The annual downtown Youngstown holiday parade and Christmas tree lighting is set for Dec. 2. The parade will commence at 6 p.m., beginning on East Federal Street and head west, finishing at Vindicator Square.

The event will include live caroling, food and holiday vendors on Central Square beginning at 4:30 p.m., Youngstown Flea at the DeYor, dueling pianos and a Phantoms hockey game. The tree lighting will take place at 7 p.m., followed by pictures with Santa.

The year’s grand marshal is Suzanne Barbati, president and executive director of Oh WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.

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