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As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across Johnson County, the City of Edgerton plans to transition the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony to a virtual event.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will appear virtually.
The event will be Dec. 4 on Facebook for a virtual tree lighting. The video will also be posted on
Families are invited to share a holiday greeting video that will be shown during the tree lighting. Sing a carol, show off decorations or wave. Go to to submit the video.

Other ways to celebrate the holidays in Edgerton
The annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest is back for the third year. Trees are available now for $40. All of the proceeds go to the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund, which helps community members with various expenses and projects. This year’s theme is Christmas Around The World. The decorated trees are due back at Edgerton City Hall on Nov. 30. Voting will be Dec. 1 – 6. Winners will be announced on Dec. 7.
Residents may also sign up for the annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Nominate yourself or your neighbor for their amazing light display this holiday season. Nominations for the best lit homes are due on Dec. 9. Winners will be announced Dec. 18.