The holidays are here and The Vista wants you to kick-off the season in Columbia, SC with a night of culture, cuisine and performances. Vista Lights will be held Thursday, November 18 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The district's galleries, restaurants, shops and entertainment venues will open their doors for the night showcasing holiday treasures. The annual tree lighting ceremony, at 7:00 p.m. will feature Mayor Steve Benjamin. Horse-drawn carriage rides will be available and many businesses will be offering complimentary refreshments.

It's an event you don't want to miss!