Hagerstown Prepares for Holiday Season

Hagerstown Prepares for Holiday Season

"So it's a tradition, we want people to come, it's exciting. People are, so, really want to get into the hoilday spirit and almost every week we have something in City Center," said Karen Giffin, Community Affairs Manager for the City of Hagerstown.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Christmas decorations are popping up around town, giving downtown Hagerstown a little holiday cheer. 

It's a Hagerstown tradition to decorate downtown with 20 ft tree in Public Square that's donated to the city every year. 

This year decorations will be made by Barbara Ingram School for the Arts students. City officials said the preparation is a group effort between the public works, parks and recreation departments. 

"So it's a tradition, we want people to come, it's exciting. People are, so, really want to get into the holiday spirit and almost every week we have something in City Center," said Karen Giffin, Community Affairs Manager for the City of Hagerstown

City officials say they're looking forward to the community coming out and enjoying all the decorations and events. 

"It's a celebration and our community believes in the holidays, they want to come out, they want to be part of it and it's great. It's for the community. And this is the pride of the community," said Giffin. 

The tree lighting for the tree in public square is December 5th. For more information about these holiday events, head to their website here

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