Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season! The City of Brea's Tree Lighting Ceremony is on Thursday, December 5 at the front steps of the Brea Civic & Cultural Center. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m with live music and entertainment to put everyone in the holiday mood. Watch the holiday tree light up the evening and see children’s eyes sparkle when Mr. and Mrs. Santa drop in for a visit. Pictures with Santa are available for just $5. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Admission is free.