The Electric Light parade is held on the first Saturday each December. Festivities begin in Downtown Casa Grande during the day with a skating rink, craft area, food vendors, music, live entertainment and game booths. Pictures with Santa are also provided and are free of charge. The parade begins at 5:45 pm at the intersection of Florence Blvd. and Colorado St. and will continue on to Florence St. which it will follow until its conclusion at 2nd St. The annual tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 6:00 pm in front of the City Hall.