Akron kicks off holiday season with tree lighting ceremony

AKRON, Ohio-- The city of Akron entered the holiday season in style on Friday.

For the 14th year in a row, the city celebrated at Lock 3 with a tree light ceremony and fireworks.

After the main event, visitors enjoyed the outdoor skating rink and polar putt-putt.

The fun continues on Saturday with the Welcome Santa Parade, which begins at 11 a.m. on Main Street.

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