The city of Mason will dress up its downtown business district and celebrate the holiday season during its annual Christmas in Mason event from 6-9 p.m. Friday.
Activities take place on Main Street and Reading Road between Mason-Montgomery Road and Second Avenue. This area will be closed to traffic from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m..
A parade featuring stiltwalkers, marching elves and jugglers will lead Santa Claus into the festivities at 6 p.m. The parade kicks off at the corner of Main Street and Mason-Montgomery Road and proceeds down Main to the Plaza.
After the parade, a tree lighting ceremony takes place on the Plaza. A full line-up of live entertainment is set to take place on the Main Stage throughout the evening.
Other activities include horse-drawn carriage rides, story times at the Mason Public Library, caricature and balloon artists, fire performers, strolling carrollers, a petting zoo and wood carvers. “Stocking Stops” will be scattered throughout the downtown area.
For more information, go to www.festivalsofmason.org or call 513-229-8534.