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2018-12-05 / Arts & Entertainment

Christmas on the Square

By Lillian Browne


The Dickens Carolers provided musical entertainment and holiday cheer at Hancock’s ‘Christmas on the Square’ event held on Dec. 1. Lillian Browne/The Reporter The Dickens Carolers provided musical entertainment and holiday cheer at Hancock’s ‘Christmas on the Square’ event held on Dec. 1. Lillian Browne/The Reporter HANCOCK - Hundreds of people celebrated the kick-off to the Christmas season at Hancock’s annual ‘Christmas on the Square’ held on Dec. 1.

Festivities included old-fashioned Dickens Carolers outfitted in 19th century garb, a tree lighting ceremony, an ice sculpting demonstration and a parade of lights featuring floats and marchers from local civic organizations, businesses and volunteer fire departments.

Christmas on the Square, held at Hancock Town Square Park, is a collaboration between the Hancock area Chamber of Commerce, the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department, the Hancock Gateway Tourism Council, the Hancock Partners, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and community volunteers.

The evening concluded with children lining the square awaiting their turn to tell Santa their Christmas wishes.

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