Howland Township will be hosting its annual Christmas tree lighting festival on Friday, December 2 at the Howland Gazebo. 

The festivities kick off at 6:00 p.m. with a performance from the Warren Civic Chorus as well as a children's choir, ornament making, cookie decorating, games, snacks and food trucks.

There will also be an appearance by Youngstown-based vocal coach, Amanda Beagle's Vocal Studio at 6:30 p.m. and the main event starts at 7:00 p.m. when Santa lights the town Christmas Tree.

The Howland Gazebo will be the place to be to get into the Christmas spirit this holiday season.