The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce is announcing that 44 local businesses have committed to sponsoring 75 festive lamp posts during the first-ever Chester County Hospital Lights Up Holiday Weekends in West Chester.

“With more than 30 key sponsors and an additional 75 lamp post sponsors, the Chamber is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support for this event and the Greater West Chester community,” says Katie Walker, President of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce, the organizer of Chester County Hospital Lights Up Holiday Weekends in West Chester.

The following local businesses are generously helping to make West Chester beautiful this holiday season beginning Sunday, November 21:

Arthur Hall InsuranceBeacon TechnologiesBishop Shanahan High SchoolBlueEdge ConsultingThe Brennan CollectiveBriggs Auction, Inc.Carlino’s Specialty FoodsCarosella & Associates PC ─ Chester County Economic Development Council Chester County Food Bank Ciocca Chevrolet of West ChesterCitadel Credit UnionFounds-Feryo Cremation And Burial Services, LLC Christopher Feryo F.D. ─ For Two Strong Warriors:  Renee & Tina ─ Fox Rothschild LLPFranklin Mint Federal Credit UnionGawthrop Greenwood, PC ─ Home of the SparrowJL ArchitectsLandis & Setzler, P.C.Law Offices of David Melchiorre, LLC.MacElree Harvey  – Michael C. Rovito, Esq. & Mary E. Lawrence, Esq.M&T Bank ─ Miles Financial Management, Inc.NouSoma CommunicationsOdyssey – Optimodal, Inc.Party Shoppe of the Main Line LLCPaul Douglas with Keller WilliamsPettine Law Offices, LLC, Andrea B. Pettine, Esq. ─ Pine Street CarpentersSaint Agnes SchoolSaints Peter and Paul SchoolSharpless WorksStoltzfus RV’s and MarineSunset Hill Jewelers & Fine Arts GalleryThe Master’s BakerTrust Point PayrollUnited Way of Chester CountyUnivest BankUnruh Turner Burke & FreesVista.TodayWest Chester Food CupboardWest Chester Friends SchoolWest Chester Orthodontics

In addition, the streets of historic West Chester will be bathed in the glow of thousands of holiday lights every evening from November 26 to January 1. Each weekend will feature a new set of holiday festivities during Shop Small Business Weekend (November 26-28), Old-Fashioned Holiday Weekend (December 3-5), First Responders & Health Care Heroes Weekend (December 10-12), ‘Twas the Weekend Before Christmas (December 17-19) and New Year’s Weekend (December 31-January 1). More highlights include:

  • The Professional Gingerbread House Competition begins Friday, November 26, sponsored by Delphi Wealth Management Group
  • The ceremonial lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Historic Courthouse on Friday, December 3 will feature a surprise guest in his red suit and musical entertainment including the West Chester University Marching Band. The Christmas tree is sponsored by Lamb McErlane PC.
  • The Making Spirits Bright Holiday Music Series will feature local choirs singing favorite holidays songs every Saturday at 2 p.m. outside the Historic Courthouse, sponsored by First Bank.
  • Santa will tour the borough on a fire truck every Saturday at 3 p.m., sponsored by Tolsdorf Oil Lube Express.
  • The week leading up to New Year’s Weekend, it’s your last chance to take a glowing stroll through the borough’s historic streets and enjoy signature drinks and appetizers from your favorite West Chester restaurants, sponsored by LifeBrand.
  • Throughout the holiday season, look for the “Lights Up” QR code at GWCC.org and throughout the borough. 100% of QR code donations will go to local fire departments, police departments, EMS and health care workers. Proudly sponsored by Krapf Transportation.

For additional information, visit GreaterWestChester.com or contact the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce at 610-696-4046, info@gwcc.org. Follow the fun on Facebook & Instagram @GreaterWestChester, and on Twitter @GWCC_PA #HolidayWeekendsInWestChester