On Thursday, December 7, XCAPE Dance Studio performed at the Downtown Allentown Tree Lighting Ceremony at the PPL Plaza on the 800 block of Hamilton Street. The Hamilton District Main Street Program is once again partnered with the City of Allentown for the annual Downtown Allentown Tree Lighting Celebration. The Tree Lighting Ceremony performance is a yearly tradition for XCAPE, and they loved performing this year and spread some holiday cheer!
In addition to the XCAPE dance performance the evening included musical performances by Dave Fry, the Louis E. Dieruff High School Chorus and the William Allen High School Band. Horse-drawn carriage rides and face painting added to the festivities, as well as appearances from Pip the Mouse, MeLVin and Santa and Mrs. Claus! Toys for Tots Allentown was there to distribute toys during the event.
The Tree Lighting Celebration is a free event and is open to the public. The ceremony will kicked off at 4:00 p.m., XCAPE performed at 6 p.m.