Hayward's annual Lure of Lights festival will begin Friday night.
Lights will be turned on throughout the city every evening at dusk, with light a special light display area on Saturday nights just off of Main Street.
On Friday night, a parade featuring Santa and Mrs. Clause, will begin in the downtown area at seven.
On Saturday, there will be kids games, reindeer sleigh rides and s'mores pits available.
This will be the seventh annual Lure of Lights.
The festival happens every weekend until the new year.