By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Santa Claus came to Pittsburgh a few weeks early to help light the downtown Christmas tree.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Photos On Snapchat To Teenage Girl In Custody
He joined with Mayor Bill Peduto to film the tree-lighting ceremony which will be broadcast online later this week.READ MORE: Know The Score: November 26, 2021
The ceremony was filmed rather than held live due to the coronavirus pandemic and to prevent crowds from gathering.MORE NEWS: Jarry, Pens Keep Isles Winless In New Arena, 1-0
The full ceremony will be posted to the city’s YouTube channel on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.