The Market Common will host the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of Grand 14 Movie Theater with live entertainment and family fun.
A trackless train will run along Deville Street for the little ones along with a balloon artist, carnival games and inflatables along Reed Street. The Coastal Dance Center will perform scenes from the Nutcracker. Other performances include the Carolina Music Chorale, a brass jazz ensemble, and the Lakewood Steel Band.
Santa will arrive on his sleigh just in time to light the tree and pose for photos.
Complimentary carriage rides will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Bring a chair and relax for the festivities.