Kick off the holidays in the Sunshine City when Santa comes to town and Mayor Kriseman lights up the waterfront! The parade begins at Albert Whitted Park at 5:30 p.m. and runs Bayshore Dr. and 5th Ave. NE. The Tree Lighting will follow the Santa Parade at 8 p.m. in North Straub Park. Stay after the Santa Parade and Tree Lighting to enjoy entertainment, children's activities, music and more in the park. Food concessions will be available. Blanket seating. Free to the public.