Get into the holiday spirit with the annual tree-lighting ceremony

Get into the holiday spirit with the annual tree-lighting ceremony
Thanksgiving is over and now it's time to switch gears! The annual downtown Wilmington holiday tree lighting ceremony will take place tonight at Riverfront Park.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Thanksgiving is over and now it's time to switch gears! The annual downtown Wilmington holiday tree lighting ceremony will take place tonight at Riverfront Park.

Festivities kick off around 5:30 p.m., followed by the tree lighting just before 6:30 p.m. We'll have a crew there so you can watch lighting ceremony on WECT News at 6.

Santa Claus is expectd to make an appearance shortly after the tree has been lit.

With a holiday marketplace and warm refreshments, this event is bound to get you into the holiday spirit - coastal style.

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