The Magical Pittsburgh Christmas Tree That Comes Alive With Countless Lights

It certainly is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here in Pittsburgh, especially with the bitter cold temperatures. While some decorations have started appearing in shops and in neighborhoods, Pittsburgh doesn’t officially kick off the holiday season until the annual Light Up Night celebration. Among the highlights of the jam-packed evening is, of course, the official tree lighting ceremony.

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Do you have a favorite tree lighting ceremony in or near Pittsburgh? Let us know in the comments! In the mood for an old-fashioned Christmas celebration? Plan a visit to the charming Christmas town of Canonsburg for its Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration.

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