By Rebecca Jefferis Williamson
Nov. 24, 2019 (Santee) Santee kicked off the holiday season with an annual tree lighting ceremony held at the Santee Trolley Square on Nov. 22.
The tree lighting ceremony, held at 6:30 p.m., was accompanied by a display of fireworks. The event, attended by thousands, also featured live music, snow sledding, carriage rides, mini-express train rides, a petting zoo, carolers, free holiday crafts, and more.
The festive event was held at the Santee Trolley Square, where visitors could also get an early start to their holiday shopping.