Christmas Village and Festival of Lights kick off holiday season Saturday

The holiday season in Columbus kicks off on Saturday with the Festival of LIghts parade and the Christmas Village at The Commons.

The Christmas Village features children’s activities, crafts, games, holiday displays and music. The free event will be from 2:00 to 4:30 pm in the Nugent-Custer Performance Hall and Lobby of The Commons.

The annual Festival of Lights Parade starts at 6 p.m. in downtown Columbus.