Christmas tree lightings in Fredericton

A pair of Christmas tree lightings will take place in downtown Fredericton on Friday evening.

The annual Christmas tree lighting at the legislative assembly will take place at 7 p.m.

From there, participants will parade to City Hall, where the city's annual Christmas tree lighting will take place at 7:45 p.m.

There will be free entertainment, hot chocolate and apple cider at both locations, and Santa will also be on hand.