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Starbright Village open through Jan. 1

The village will be open for people to walk or drive through.

ODESSA, Texas — The City of Odessa and NewsWest 9 have teamed up for the annual community Christmas tree lighting.

This year's event will start at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Starbright Village, located at McKinney Park.

NewsWest 9's own Crystal Crews and Alex Cammarata will be emceeing the event.

In addition to the tree lighting there will be local choirs performing.

On Dec. 1 the walking trail will be open for families to come out and view the light display. The drive-through path will be open starting Dec. 2.

Starbright Village will be open every night from 6-11 p.m. during Dec. 1-Jan. 1

Admission is free, though the city takes donations to help keep the park running year after year.

For those who can't make it out to the event in person, NewsWest 9 will be broadcasting the tree lighting live on television and will be streaming it on the website, app and YouTube page.

The traffic route for the day has been posted by the Odessa Police Department.

TODAY - Tree Lighting Ceremony Starbright Village's Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at McKinney Park today,...

Posted by Odessa Police Department on Thursday, December 1, 2022

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