FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 23, 2022
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
Brian Devine | (516) 869-2475
Annual Manhasset Christmas Tree Lighting on December 2 at 4 p.m.
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Supervisor Jennifer DeSena and the Town Board along with the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, Manhasset Park District, and the Manhasset Lakeville Fire & Water District announced that the Annual Manhasset Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 4 p.m. at Mary Jane Davies Green in Manhasset. The event is expected to attract hundreds of local residents to celebrate the kickoff to the holiday season.
The program will feature a Pledge of Allegiance led by the Manhasset American Legion and Manhasset VFW, a blessing from local clergy, a performance from the Manhasset High School Brass Choir, awards for the winners of the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce’s Poster contest and the lighting of the tree. Girl Scouts Troop #535 will be assisting with hanging ornaments on the tree. There will also be an appearance by Santa, who will arrive by firetruck, courtesy of the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department, following the tree lighting. Attendees will be treated to free hot chocolate and coffee provided by For Five Coffee Roasters along with treat provided by Herb & Olive Marketa.
“This long standing event is an eagerly awaited yearly tradition” according to the Holiday Poster Contest Chairperson Nancy Morris. “The artwork the children submit is so creative and really is a true representation of the spirit of community that Manhasset has. I have been involved with the Poster Contest for more than 15 years and look forward to it every holiday season!”
The event is sponsored by: The Town of North Hempstead, the Manhasset Park District, the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, and the Manhasset Lakeville Fire & Water District.
Mary Jane Davies Green is located on Plandome Road across from Town Hall at 220 Plandome Road, Manhasset.
For more information, please call 311.