The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation, Friends of Oceanside Parks and Recreation and MainStreet Oceanside will host the annual Tree Lighting event at Regal Cinema Plaza.
Music and festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Horse and carriage rides, amusement rides, zip lines and bounce house tickets will be sold. There will be free cookies and milk for children and free holiday arts and crafts projects. At 6 p.m., Santa will arrive on a vintage Oceanside fire truck, and will assist city officials in the tree lighting count down.
Santa will stay for photos after the tree lighting, so bring your camera to snap your family photos.