The streets of Downtown West Chester will be bathed in the glow of thousands of holiday lights every evening from November 26 to January 1. Each weekend will feature a new set of holiday festivities, including Shop Small Business Weekend, Old-Fashioned Holiday Weekend. First Responders and Health Care Heroes Weekend , ‘Twas the Weekend Before Christmas and Happy New Year Weekend.
The borough’s beloved tree lighting ceremony at the Historic Courthouse on December 3 will feature surprise guests and entertainment including the West Chester University Gospel Choir, West Chester University Marching Band, a cappella group Under A Rest and West Chester Area School District Elementary Honors Chorus.
Every Saturday from 2pm to 3pm at the Historic Courthouse until December 18, the “Making Spirits Bright Holiday Music Series” will feature local choirs singing favorite holidays songs. Children can wave to Santa as he tours the borough on a fire truck every Saturday at 3pm,
On New Year’s Weekend, it’s your last chance to take a glowing stroll through the borough’s historic streets, and enjoy New Year’s Eve signature drinks and appetizers from your favorite West Chester restaurants.