Fort Riley cancels Christmas Tree Lighting due to COVID-19

Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 4:16 PM CST
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FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) - Fort Riley’s Christmas Tree Lighting scheduled for Thursday night has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Fort Riley said on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 2, that it has canceled its Christmas Tree Lighting scheduled for 5 p.m.

The military base said the event was canceled in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. It said the tree will be lit, however, there will not be a public viewing.

Fort Riley said residents should feel free to view the tree throughout the season.

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