Anchorage Holiday Tree Lighting attracts crowd
The annual lighting of a giant tree in the middle of Town Square Park attracted a crowd on Saturday evening.
Hundreds gathered in downtown Anchorage for a visit from Santa, who lit the tree, and lots of reindeer, elves and other holiday characters to boot.
The event, put on by the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, is a holiday tradition that's free and open to the public each year.
Next year's event will take place on November 28, 2020, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
or scroll down to see the lighting of the tree, as it happened, through Facebook live.