Time: 5:45pm - 6:30pm
PO Box 4914
Join GARMA for the annual Gettysburg Christmas Tree Lighting LIVE on Lincoln Square. You can also live stream the event on our Facebook page. Celebrate in person or at home!
Santa will arrive at 6pm to light the Gettysburg Christmas Tree. Free hot chocolate will be offered while you wait for Santa to arrive. Traffic will be stopped during this time so you can have your picture taken with the tree. Santa will then arrive at his Shanty, located on Lincoln Square, to greet all the children, 4-footed included. Post photos of the tree lighting on GARMA’s Facebook page or, if watching from home, post photos depicting your anticipation of the lighting of the Gettysburg Christmas Tree with the hashtag #gettysburgtreelighting. Those who post could win Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association (GARMA) Gift Certificates that can be spent at over 65 GARMA businesses.