The public is invited to kick off the Christmas season with the Christmas Village at The Commons and the Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday, December 7.

The Christmas Village at The Commons is a FREE event that features children’s activities, crafts, games, holiday displays and music.  It will be held December 7 from 2:00-4:30 pm in the Nugent-Custer Performance Hall and Lobby of The Commons.

Stick around downtown Columbus for the annual Festival of Lights Parade, beginning at 6:00 pm. Get more details about the parade route and the event here.