The holiday season officially kicks off Friday at The Avenue At White Marsh.
ABC2's Jamie Costello will host the festivities, which start at 6 pm with a musical performance by Part Harmony.
Santa Claus is set to arrive at 7 pm.
He will light the tree, visit with the children and take pictures.
Everyone is welcome take part in the festivities.
On Saturday, December 1st, The Avenue will welcome local dignitaries, high school marching bands, and various performance group when they play host to the annual White Marsh Holiday Parade.