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Hanging of the Greens

Each year, Downtown Inc and a crew of dedicated volunteers wrap lamp posts and poles around Downtown York with live greenery and festive red bows in anticipation of the holiday season ahead.

Downtown Inc, the York County Economic Alliance, and a dedicated group of volunteers inaugurate the holiday season with the hanging of fresh pine roping and bright red bows throughout Historically Edgy Downtown York as part of the annual Hanging of the Greens. Thank you to our 2023 sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsor: Jack Giambalvo
  • Gold Sponsor: The Evergreen Valley Group at Morgan Stanley
  • Greens Sponsor: Axiom Staffing Group
  • Refreshment Sponsor: Prince Street Café

Thank you to Chas. A. Schaefer Flower Shop, Inc., for donating the red bows that will hang from the 100+ lampposts in historic Downtown York, and the employee family of Wagman Construction in coordination with Warehaus for the cutting and staging of the greens.

Downtown Inc offers a special thank you to Royal Square Development & Construction for providing ladders, the City of York’s Parks Department for its assistance in hanging greens on hard-to-reach poles along bridges within the downtown, and a host of other volunteers.

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