Allentown, PA – November 24, 2014: The Hamilton District Main Street Program in partnership with the City of Allentown and Allentown Chamber of Commerce are proud to present The 2014 Downtown Allentown Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the PPL Plaza, 800 block of Hamilton Street. Festivities include musical performances, dance acts, horse-drawn carriage rides, face painting, appearances by MeLVin, Pip the Mouse, and of course, Santa and Mrs. Clause. This is a free event and is open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, December 4th
TIME: 4 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: PPL Plaza, 800 block of Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101
Dave Fry will headline the event with other performers, including the Hispanic American League of Artists (HALA), Allentown School District Chorale, Jerusalem & Western Salisbury Handbell Ringers, and YEA! Xcape dance group. WFMZ 69News Chief Meteorologist, Ed Hanna will provide a live weather report during the tree lighting with Mayor Ed Pawlowski.
SCHEDULE OF ENTERTAINMENT:
4:05-4:10 – Dave Fry starts the show
4:10-4:35 – Hispanic American League of Artists (HALA)
4:30 – meLVin and Pip arrive
4:45 – Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive on fire truck
4:35-5:05 – Dave Fry
5:05 – Tree Lighting with Ed Hanna, WFMZ & Mayor Pawlowski
5:15-5:40 – Allentown School District Chorale
5:40-5:55 – Jerusalem & Western Salisbury Handbell Ringers
5:55-6:25 – YEA! Xcape
6:25-7:00 – Dave Fry
SPONSORS: City of Allentown, RCN and The Morning Call
About the Chamber: The mission of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is to improve the economy and quality of life in the Lehigh Valley Metropolitan Area. We accomplish this through business-to-business networking events and marketing products, affinity programs and exclusive, money saving member benefits, training programs, government affairs initiatives and public policy advocacy, and community development enterprises. With nearly 5,000 members who employ more than 200,000, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top ten nationwide.
Press Release provided
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BY The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Mitch Hanna