The big day is almost here! With just three weeks to go until Christmas, Buffalo officials are inviting you to the annual tree lighting ceremony.

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In a press release sent to WYRK, The City of Buffalo reports the event will begin at 4:30 on Wednesday.

Mayor Byron W. Brown will celebrate the holiday season by hosting the Fifth Annual City Hall Outdoor Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and Food Drive to benefit the Food Bank of WNY. The event kicks off a week of festive holiday tree lightings in neighborhoods citywide.