Event to begin at 6 p.m.
From 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, St. Armands Circle businesses will kick off the holiday season with Holiday Night of Lights, the St. Armands Circle Association and the St. Armands Business Improvement District have announced.
The event will begin “with a special performance” at 6 p.m., a news release says. “Join in with the annual Christmas Carol Sing-along right after that, followed by ‘Santa’s Arrival’ and the tree lighting ceremony,” the release adds.
Sarasota Mayor Erik Arroyo, Vice Mayor Kyle Battie, City Commissioners Jen Ahearn-Koch and Hagen Brody, and City Manager Marlon Brown will be in attendance, the release notes.
“Guests are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties,” the release adds.