Holiday season kicks off with lighting of tree, fireworks at Town Center

Fireworks punctuated the lighting of a giant Christmas tree at the St. Johns Town Center. (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It was the unofficial start to the holiday season Saturday night at the 15th Annual Holiday Spectacular at St. Johns Town Center.

Hundreds of people came to the Southside shopping complex for some family fun and music that was capped off by the lighting of the 32-foot tree by Santa Claus and a fireworks display.

Christmas tree lighting at St. Johns Town Center on Nov. 14, 2021.