Aurora will ring in the holiday season with a special tree lighting event Tuesday evening.

The public is invited to come enjoy seasonal treats, live musical performances and a spectacular lights display at the Aurora Municipal Center starting at 5 p.m.

A festive display of lights will be turned on at 5:45 p.m. as Aurora welcomes a special visitor from the North Pole.

There will also be appearances by North Pole Elves and Frozen's Olaf.

The event is free to the public and located at 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, just east of I-225.

You can learn more about Aurora's tree lighting at