The Annual Manhasset Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 4 p.m. at Mary Jane Davies Green located at 220 Plandome Road, 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 Reverend Robert Romeo from Saint Mary’s Parish, a performance from the Manhasset High School Brass Band, 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 treats provided by Herb & Olive Marketa.
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.
—Submitted by the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce