|Kick off the holidays on Third Street South in Naples|
5:30pm – Christmas on Third begins with holiday music
5:45pm - Santa, Fairy Snow Mother and Snow King and Queen, families, friends and visitors gather around the tree anxiously awaiting the lighting of the Christmas Tree.
6:20pm – Mayor Sorey throws the switch to light the Third Street Christmas tree and officially starts the holiday season.
6:20pm – As the Mayor lights the tree, the Fairy Snow Mother summons her powers and snow begins to fall on Third Street South
8:00pm – After the initial snow flurries subside, a second snow begins to fall.
9:00pm – Santa must leave in order to get back to the North Pole so he can check in on the elves at Santa's Workshop and have a mug of hot chocolate with Mrs. Claus before going to bed for the night.
Third Street South is located 6 miles south of the Hilton Naples Hotel.