Celebration of Lights

The Celebration of Lights takes place every year on the night after Thanksgiving in Indianapolis. The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in the middle of downtown Indianapolis transforms into a very tall Christmas tree. The master of ceremonies announced a crowd projected at over 100,000 crammed into the four streets radiating from the Monument Circle. There is about an hour of shows, songs and commemorations prior to the lighting of the lights. After a countdown the memorial goes from this:
to this:
Just a couple of blocks from the festivities stands the State Capitol building glowing in the the nighttime.

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