Christmas tree lights have officially been lit at the Harbor Lights festival in downtown Corpus Christi, the end to a day of lots of festivities.

Thousands of people lined up at the Bayfront this Saturday to enjoy the Harbor Lights Festival, kicking off the holiday season.

Santa joining our own Rudy Trevino to flip the switch and light up the five LED Christmas Trees.

Our Briana Whitney was there as all the excitement was happening.

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