For First Time in 65 Years, Christmas Town USA Significantly Scaling Back Due To Pandemic


For the first time in 65 years, Christmas Town USA is significantly scaling back their annual festivities and decorations.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the town of McAdenville has just announced massive changes for this year’s Christmas season, including cutting their tree lighting ceremony, the yule log parade, and making the Christmas Town 5K a virtual-only race.

They also noted they will have a revised lighting schedule and they will not be putting up any lights around Christmas Town lake.

Here is the official press release from the town:

The official changes include: 

• Revised lighting schedule to 5:30-10 p.m. nightly

• No lights at Christmas Town Lake

• Christmas Town 5K as a virtual race

• No Tree Lighting Ceremony

• No Yule Log Parade

What do you think about their changes?