Thousands view tree lighting in Naples Monday night

Posted at 11:05 AM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 11:05:50-05

NAPLES, Fla. -- The holiday excitement got off to an enchanting start Monday night in Southwest Florida.

Thousands of people turned out for Christmas on Third Street South in Naples.

The tree lighting and festival draws thousands of people every year. Santa and his elves were there when the mayor turned on the lights.

There was even some "snow" for the family to enjoy.

The "snow" and festivities will continue throughout the rest of this week.