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Tis The Season: Holiday Lights Going Up In Downtown Danbury

Workers from Rizzo Electric hang the holiday lighting high above Main Street in Danbury.
Workers from Rizzo Electric hang the holiday lighting high above Main Street in Danbury. Photo Credit: Carolyn Mueller
A crew from Rizzo Electric hangs holiday lighting on Danbury's Main Street, with traffic control provided by Danbury Police for safety.
A crew from Rizzo Electric hangs holiday lighting on Danbury's Main Street, with traffic control provided by Danbury Police for safety. Photo Credit: Carolyn Mueller

DANBURY, Conn. — Hanging lights over Danbury's Main Street to brighten the city's holidays is more than a one-person job. A crew of workers from Rizzo Electrical was carefully hanging each section high above the roadway on Tuesday.

This work is part of the preparation for Light the Lights, a festive event held by CityCenter Danbury each year to welcome Santa Claus and the Christmas holidays.

Light the Lights will take place Saturday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Mayor Mark Boughton will light up downtown, Santa will arrive to Library Plaza by fire truck, and a lighted fire truck parade will wind its way from Rose Street to Elmwood Park and back again.

The event is free.

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