Bracebridge is getting lit up tonight.

Santa’s Festival of Lights is tonight at 6:00pm at the Bird Mill Mews parkette.

The kids will be able to mingle with the elves and sing Christmas tunes performed by Jam Sandwich.

There is also going to be face painting courtesy of Santa’s Village, take a tour of a decorated fire truck and figure out your elf name with One Kids Place.

There is also going to be a fire and the people are invited to have some hot chocolate or enjoy roasting a smores treat.

A horse-drawn wagon will be giving folks free rides down Manitoba Street.

Area store owners have decorated with living window displays created by the Bracebridge School of Ballet.

Shops will be open to kick off the Christmas shopping season.