tree lighting

The Holiday Season is in full swing in Carroll County!

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season from municipal tree lighting ceremonies across the county! From Children's choirs to holiday parades, carriage rides, gift markets, candles and twinkling lights, our local municipalities come alive to share the joy and wonder of this magical season.


Hampstead Tree Lighting 2019

Join the Town of Hampstead and Mayor, Christopher Nevin as he welcomes in the holiday season with the Annual Tree Lighting and visit from Santa. 

New Windsor Tree Lighting 2019

Mayor Neal Roop welcomes everyone to the Town of New Windsor as they kick off the season with their Annual Tree Lighting.

Mt. AiryTree Lighting 2019

The Town of Mt. Airy's Mayor, Patrick Rockinberg welcomes everyone to Mt. Airy and is joined by local students who help with the Annual Tree Lighting.  Festive music, twinkling lights, a holiday parade and Santa himself make everything merry!

Westminster Miracle on Main Street 2019

Westminster Mayor, Joe Dominick and city council members welcome in the holiday season at the Annual Miracle on Main Street Event. The annual celebration kicks off with the jingle bell run followed by a spectacular electric lights parade. 

Manchester Tree Lighting 2019

It was an old fashioned Christmas in Manchester as Mayor Ryan Warner and the Manchester Area Merchants Assoc. welcomed in the holidays.

The event included a train garden, photos with Santa the annual tree lighting and lots of great gifts for sale by downtown merchants.

Sykesville Tree Lighting 2019

Sykesville Mayor, Ian Shaw welcomes in the Holidays at the annual tree lighting ceremony. Residents share their holiday greetings and Santa Claus is the center of the action.

Union Bridge Tree Lighting 2019

The bells were ringing and the children were singing as Mayor, Perry Jones welcomes in the Holiday Season at the annual Union Bridge Tree lighting.  Santa was on hand to deliver his message and even took a moment to help direct the choir.

Taneytown Tree Lighting 2019

Taneytown Mayor Bradley Wantz welcomes everyone to the Annual Tree Lighting. The event included a drive-thru lights display, children's choirs and of course Santa Claus! Thanks to the Taneytown Chamber of Commerce for all their hard work on this event.