MANHATTAN, N.Y. (PIX11) — A dazzling display of lights will decorate 125th Street and bring holiday cheer.

The 30th annual Harlem Holiday Lights returns Tuesday and the festivities kick off with a parade of floats. The parade officially begins at 6 p.m. but the community is invited to paint a new mural on 125th Street at 4 p.m.

It’s presented by the 125th Street Business Improvement District, and attendees can expect live entertainment throughout the neighborhood, giveaways, and goods from local vendors.

Charline Charles is a digital journalist from Brooklyn who has covered local news along with culture and arts in the New York City area since 2019. She joined PIX11 News in 2022. See more of her work here.