Lighting the Village takes place the first night. Annual celebration as Fishermen’s Village illuminates over one million lights and tropical themed decorations. Festivities begin at 5:30 pm with ribbon cutting, followed by parade by the Lee County Pipes and Drums! Festivities for this highly anticipate event begin at 5:30 pm with a ribbon cutting, followed by a parade with the Lee County Pipes and Drums! The evening continues with live holiday music and entertainment featuring the Shane Duncan Band and Barbershop Harmony by the Suncoast Statesmen! Additional highlights of this family friendly event include Finest Face Painting and More by MaryRose, Balloon Twisting and Juggling by Jeff the Juggler, complimentary refreshments, shopping, dining, dancing and, of course, photos and visits with . . . SANTA CLAUS! Your Admission: bring canned goods to be donated to Share The Blessings Ministry. The lights remain through the holiday season.