Christmas on the Square premieres Friday

Christmas on the Square will be celebrated from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, around DeLeon Plaza.

This new event will include a lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. followed by pictures with Santa from 6:15 to 8:24 p.m.; be sure to bring your camera. A bell choir will perform from 6:30-7 p.m. in the gazebo.

Caroling on the square will be from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Throughout the evening pony rides, games, inflatables, reindeer food and cookie decorating, hot chocolate and cookies and a petting zoo will be available for the kids.

The event is sponsor by the Victoria Parks and Recreation Department and Victoria Main Street Program.