Christmas has come to Floresville!

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COURTESY/Amanda Placek

COURTESY/Amanda Placek

A young family enjoys the Christmas tree ablaze with lights Dec. 3 on the lawn of the Wilson

County Courthouse, as Floresville celebrates

Studio C students put on a festive dance display prior to the city of Floresville’s Christmas tree lighting on the Wilson County Courthouse square. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

The Wilson Ballet students put on a festive dance display prior to the city of Floresville’s Christmas tree lighting on the Wilson County Courthouse square. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Olde Time Christmas Night. The annual event ushers in the holiday season with a tree-lighting and late-night shopping at city businesses.

Mother and daughter Annabel and Arianna Chacon visit with Blue Santa Dec. 3 by the Floresville Christmas tree. Blue Santa heard children’s Christmas wishes and reminded folks to help Floresville families in need by donating to the Floresville Police Department’s “Blue Santa” program. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Mother and daughter Annabel and Arianna Chacon visit with Blue Santa Dec. 3 by the Floresville Christmas tree. Blue Santa heard children’s Christmas wishes and reminded folks to help Floresville families in need by donating to the Floresville Police Department’s “Blue Santa” program. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Floresville city councilmen (l-r) Gloria Cantu, Jade Jimenez, and Gloria Martinez gather for a Christmas photo beside the city’s Christmas tree on the courthouse square after the tree-lighting ceremony Friday night. JASON EDWARDS/ www.jaseedwards.com

Floresville city councilmen (l-r) Gloria Cantu, Jade Jimenez, and Gloria Martinez gather for a Christmas photo beside the city’s Christmas tree on the courthouse square after the tree-lighting ceremony Friday night. JASON EDWARDS/ www.jaseedwards.com

Mrs. Claus encourages a little one to take a candy cane Dec. 3, during Olde Time Christmas Night festivities in downtown Floresville. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Mrs. Claus encourages a little one to take a candy cane Dec. 3, during Olde Time Christmas Night festivities in downtown Floresville. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

The courthouse square in Floresville is aglow Dec. 3 as Santa takes a stroll during the city’s tree lighting and Olde Time Christmas Night. COURTESY/Amanda Placek

The courthouse square in Floresville is aglow Dec. 3 as Santa takes a stroll during the city’s tree lighting and Olde Time Christmas Night. COURTESY/Amanda Placek

Dancers with The Wilson Ballet show off their skills Dec. 3 on the courthouse square. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Dancers with The Wilson Ballet show off their skills Dec. 3 on the courthouse square. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Wilson County News Publisher Elaine Kolodziej (right) and Fela Ureste greet each other outside the newspaper office on C Street, as Brandy Hawkins and her daughter prepare treats for the paper’s “Cocoa, Coffee, and Popcorn with a Cop” during Olde Time Christmas Night. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Wilson County News Publisher Elaine Kolodziej (right) and Fela Ureste greet each other outside the newspaper office on C Street, as Brandy Hawkins and her daughter prepare treats for the paper’s “Cocoa, Coffee, and Popcorn with a Cop” during Olde Time Christmas Night. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Floresville Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Ben Reed (left) gets a festive photo with Wilson County News correspondent Felipe Salazar at Olde Time Christmas Night in Floresville. JASON EDWARDS/www.jaseedwards.com

Floresville Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Ben Reed (left) gets a festive photo with Wilson County News correspondent Felipe Salazar at Olde Time Christmas Night in Floresville. JASON EDWARDS/www.jaseedwards.com

Kade and Knox Posey get their photo with Blue Santa in downtown Floresville Dec. 3. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

Kade and Knox Posey get their photo with Blue Santa in downtown Floresville Dec. 3. FELIPE SALAZAR/Photographer, www.Flickr.com/sal2182000

*Revised 12/8/2021