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Disabled Parking Available at McKeesport Festival of Trees; Event Opens Today

By Staff Reports
The Tube City Almanac
December 07, 2017
Posted in: Announcements

(Tube City Almanac file photo)

Drivers who need handicapped accessible parking for McKeesport's 32nd annual Festival of Trees are encouraged to use the spaces in the circle around Jacob Woll Pavilion, a spokeswoman said.

Parking for other motorists is available in the lots near the Renzie Senior Center and the Jakomas Blue-Top Pavilion.

Sleigh-hay rides will take visitors from Jacob Woll Pavilion to the McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center and the Garden Club of McKeesport, the spokeswoman said. The wagon runs approximately every 15 minutes.

Arboretum Drive in Renziehausen Park is closed between Sycamore and Tulip drives so that the road can be used for the sleigh-hay rides.

Drivers who have handicapped plates or placards may park in the circle around the Jacob Woll Pavilion and do not have to walk up the hill, if they are unable.

Access to the handicapped spaces is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and drivers should enter Arboretum Drive at University Drive, near Penn State Greater Allegheny.

The Festival of Trees opened at 12 noon today and continues through Monday, with more than 80 Christmas trees on display, mostly featuring handmade decorations honoring a variety of themes. Admission is $2 for adults. Children age 12 and under are admitted free with one canned good for a needy family.

Hours are 12 to 9 p.m. each day.

Originally published December 07, 2017.

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