City Tree lighting, Downtown Christmas Magic program set for Friday
The streets of Downtown Florence will soon be illuminated with the holiday spirit as the third annual Downtown Christmas Magic Celebration will take place Friday on the 100 block of South Dargan Street.
The event is free and open to the public.
The annual City-County Christmas Tree Lighting will take place at 5 p.m. Following the tree lighting, the will be tons of festivities. Among them will be free hot cocoa and marshmallow roasting stations, an ugly sweater contest, decorated downtown storefronts, a Jingle and Mingle Kids Area filled with holiday crafts and games, a meet and greet with Santa Claus, the SnowZilla giant arctic slide, living snow globe, music and, of course, the downtown Christmas light display.
The walk-through light display will take place nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31
Sponsors for the 2021 Downtown Christmas Magic celebration are Duke Energy Progress, WBTW News13, Willcox, Buyck & Williams PA, Edward Jones - Financial Advisors, and State Farm Agent Mandy Simpson.