Residents head to downtown Lansing tonight for the 23rd annual "Silver Bells in the City Celebration". Thousands are expected to line the streets to watch the Electric Light Parade, which begins at 6 p.m. at Washington Square.
At the Lansing City Market, kids can visit with Santa Claus and live reindeer after the parade. There will also be horse-wagon rides, music, and dancing.
The evening ends with fireworks and the lighting of the state Christmas tree.
The event runs from 5-9 p.m. and is free.
Parking is also free after 5 p.m. in all city of Lansing-owned parking ramps, the LCC parking ramp, and the State of Michigan Roosevelt parking ramp. The CATA buses will also be in operation to transport people.