Early December is the time for Philly-area tree-lighting ceremonies

    What’s that, you say? You’re looking for a tree-lighting ceremony?

    As the holidays inch closer, there are just a few celebrations left. The rest of this week promises lights galore around the city, so see what’s left and take your pick, and check out our photos from the Mt. Airy tree lighting over the weekend here. Headhouse Square, Franklin Square, Rittenhouse Square, Woodbury, Mayfair and Fox Chase have already had their lightings, too.

    Wednesday, Dec. 7

    Love Park, 16th Street and JFK Boulevard, 5 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 8

    Holmesburg Rec Center, Rhawn and Ditman streets, 6:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 10

    Palmer Cemetery, Memphis and Palmer streets, 5:30 p.m.

    Many of the events include additional holiday festivities like visits from Santa, toy donations, food drives and hot chocolate sipping.

    Are we missing your neighborhood tree-lighting? Give us the details in the comments below.

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