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Southeast Lancaster

Southeast Lancaster City for the Holidays

December 5- January 8

Holiday Decorating Contest
November 27, 2020 – December 19, 2020

Experience the holidays in Southeast Lancaster City!
Stroll through the neighborhood and experience the magic of the Holiday!

Click here to learn more about the Door & Neighborhood Decorating contest. 

If you live in the SouthEast and would like to participate, contact Derek Smith, Assistant Director at

Small Business Saturday
November 28, 2020

Shop small for this holiday season and support Southeast Lancaster City’s fabulous small business community!

Santa in the City: Kringle Caravan
December 4, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Lancaster City Bureau of Fire will escort Santa around Lancaster City to visit all the neighborhoods.

Black Santa: Kringle Caravan
December 5, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Thanks to Crispus Attucks, Black Santa will make his way through Lancaster City in a convertible with a surprise musical performance.

Southeast Lights Up!
December 4, 2020 – January 8, 2021

Join Crispus Attucks and the Southeast community as they host Southeast Lights Up. Explore a driving route to see the community Christmas tree and dazzling display of lights throughout the neighborhood.

N.Y.E. in Lancaster City
December 31, 2020

Ring in the new year with fireworks and the red rose countdown at midnight.


Display locations 

  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is Located at Duke & Howard.
  • Winter Wonderland is located on 400 Block of South Duke on Hillrise Property.
  • Southeast Tree is Located at MLK Plaza on the Corner of Duke and North.
  • Christmas Tree Lane is located on 500 Block of South Duke St.
  • Toy Boxes is located on 500 Block of South Duke St.
  • Red, White, and Blue are located on the corner of Duke & Dauphin St.
  • Flags Around the World is located at Corner of Duke & Susquehanna St.
  • Walking Under the Lights is 900 Block of South Duke St

The Crispus Attucks Community Center and our community partners are excited and looking forward to continuing the Light Up Southeast holiday tradition. The pledges and donations of lighting Southeast Lancaster area depend completely on the pledge and donation we receive.

In order to keep this family tradition alive, we need your support. Make a contribution and become a sponsor for the 3rd Annual Light Up Southeast.

  • Family traditions are created and memories last a lifetime
  • Set the holiday spirit by making a donation today
  • Think of it as one way you can brighten the holiday season for thousands
  • Help build neighborhood pride and community engagement

To donate please complete the form below or make checks payable to Crispus Attucks Community Center and mail it to 601 S Queen Street Lancaster PA 17603.