The Gwinnett County Christmas tree lighting is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 24 at the .
Fox 5 Atlanta reporter Randy Travis will once again serve as the event's emcee.
The tree lighting ceremony will begin at 6 p.m., and Santa Claus will arrive around 6:45 p.m.
Donation boxes for Toys for Tots will be available and Marines will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children up to the age of 13.
The tree lighting kicks off Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation's season of holiday events, which includes Breakfast with Santa and An Old Fashioned Christmas. You can find out more details and register for these events on GCPR's website.