The City of Lakeway will shine the season with thousands of holiday lights for its annual Lights On! from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 1 in the parking lot of Lakeway City Hall, 1102 Lohmans Crossing.Lakeway Parks and Recreation Department will host the free event that kicks off the beginning of the holiday season in Lakeway with the first lighting of the Trail of Lights behind City Hall.Santa, Mrs. Claus and Rudolph’s arrival will signal the start to the evening’s festivities quickly followed by Santa “plugging in” the Trail of Lights display. Santa and Mrs. Claus will then visit with children. Guests may enjoy some hot chocolate and marshmallow roasting and donate non-perishable food items to benefit Lake Travis Crisis Ministries.Decorating cookies and writing letters to Santa will be among the activities.The Trail of Lights features holiday tableaus with everything from Santa’s sleigh and reindeer to ice skaters to longhorns. After Dec. 1, the trail is on display nightly from 6 p.m. to midnight through Jan. 2, 2018, including holidays.“We welcome everyone to enjoy the city’s Lights On! and Trail of Lights during one of our favorite times of the year,” said Andra Bennett, Lakeway Parks and Recreation director.Please do not bring dogs. Bicycles, scooters, skateboards and motorized vehicles are prohibited on the trail.Parking is available at the Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. The Trail of Lights may be accessed from that parking lot by the stairway at the bottom. Those with strollers should use caution traversing this stairway. Wheelchair access is available at the City Hall entrance off Lohmans Crossing. Parking is also available at Village Plaza, 100 Lakeway Drive, near Café Lago. Take the walkway between the buildings.For information, call 512-314-7532.