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FORNEY, Texas — The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at downtown Forney's Bell Park on December 5, 2019.

The ceremony will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Bell Park.

The event will include pictures with Santa, free hot cocoa, Christmas festivities, and Christmas carols sung by Forney ISD students.

Its important to note the change in venue as previous' years' tree-lighting ceremonies had been held off of Main Street.

The high temperature on the day of the event is expected to be 70 degrees and the low is expected to be 48 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Forney on Ice opens at Forney Community Park on December 6, 2019, and closes January 5, 2020, and Forney's annual Christmas in the Park is scheduled for December 7, 2019, from noon until 8 p.m., also at the Community Park.