Town Manager Scott C. Crabtree Announces Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Festivities


(Saugus, MA) November 17, 2017 – Town Manager Scott C. Crabtree is pleased to announce that one of the community’s most beloved events, the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Festivities, is coming to Town.

Residents young and old are invited to Town Hall on Friday, December 1, 2017 for a fun-filled evening with sleigh rides, a petting zoo, a moon bounce, hot chocolate, cookies, a meet and greet with Santa, entertainment, hay rides, story time, and much more. The Town is also excited for the return of holiday trackless train rides, which will run weather permitting.

“Please join your family and friends and come out to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season as a community,” said Town Manager Crabtree. “This is one of our Town’s most unforgettable annual events, so I hope to see you all there.”

Volunteers, the Department of Youth and Recreation, the Department of Public Works, the Building Maintenance Department, and numerous other municipal employees have spent the past few months planning and organizing the action-packed night, which kicks off at 5 p.m. sharp on Friday, December 1, 2017. The tree lighting will take place at 7 p.m., and the evening will conclude by 8:30 p.m.

For more information, contact the Town Manager’s office at 781-231-4111.


About The Town of Saugus

The Town of Saugus, Massachusetts, is a family-friendly, historic neighborhood Town located along the north shore, ten miles north of Boston. First settled in 1629, Saugus is home to historic sites, top-tier public services, and a thriving business community. Strong community support, a forward-thinking approach to town government, rich recreational opportunities, affordable choices, and easy access to all the amenities that Boston has to offer – they all contribute to make Saugus a Town where businesses flourish and families make their home.

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