||The light up ceremony officially begins the month long Island of Lights Festival. The brief opening ceremony will feature the President of The Island of Lights committee, Pleasure Island Mayors, and musical entertainment. Local Boy Scouts provide the Honor Guard and display the Flag for the singing of the National Anthem. Families can walk one mile around the lake to view the beautiful lighted displays. Santa will visit the celebration and free cocoa and cookies will be served prior to Light up.