Created: 12/07/2013 8:04 PM WHEC.com
The annual lighting of the Liberty Pole was held Saturday afternoon.
Mayor Tom Richards was on hand to switch on the lights.
Holiday costumed characters Santa and Mrs. Claus were also there to take photos with.
The lighting was followed by a parade to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park Ice Rink. Free open skate is being held at the rink until 8:30 p.m. Saturday.