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READING – November 16thMayor Eddie Morán today released a statement announcing the Lighting of the Christmas Tree on Penn Street and details about the program.

“As the holiday season draws near, it is important for us to come together to illuminate our community with the radiant spirit of joy and togetherness. This year's tree lighting event promises special performances that will light the festive magic within us all. I invite everyone to join me as we begin a holiday season filled with warmth, goodwill, and shared happiness," said Mayor Morán.

This year's presentation will feature something for everyone in the family, such as vocal performances by the Reading High School Choir and the Reading Vocal Society, a dance performance by the Olivet Boys & Girls Club, treats from local organizations and small businesses, and special messages from local leaders.

When:            Tuesday, November 21st at 6 PM

Where:           SE Corner of 5th & Penn Street


The Reading Parking Authority announced they are making the following parking lots available to event-goers at no cost from 5pm – 8pm:

  • 5th & Cherry Parking Lot
  • 4th & Cherry Parking Lot