As part of the Christmas-by-the-Sea celebrations in Manchester there will be a Christmas concert at the First Parish Church and the tree lighting ceremony at Manchester Town Green immediately after the concert. This is also the kickoff of Manchester's Festival of the Trees by the Sea. Come enjoy the community spirit of the holidays and make lasting Holiday memories for your children!
A Christmas Concert will be held at the First Parish Church from 3:30 to 4:30 PM featuring the Manchester-Essex School Band, Soundwaves, High School Chorus, Memorial School Chorus, and The Carolers. After the show Mrs. Claus will be on the common handing out candy canes and hot chocolate. At 4:30 PM Manchester will light of the Friendship Tree and families can experience the Festival of Trees following the concert at the First Parish Church on Town Hall Common!