Concord kicking off holiday season with lighting ceremony

CONCORD, N.C. — North Carolina’s longest-running Christmas parade is returning for its 95th year.

But first, city leaders must flip the switch for the annual tree-lighting ceremony.

The city’s 26th tree-lighting ceremony will take place Friday night, starting at 6 p.m. and running until 8:30 p.m.

The event will feature musical guests and more on Church Street.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Meteorologist Joe Puma previews the forecast for the weekend and the tree-lighting forecast.

(WATCH BELOW: Local Christmas tree chosen for White House)

Joe Puma

Joe Puma, wsoctv.com

Joe is a meteorologist with Severe Weather Center 9

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