(FOX Providence) - The city of Providence will be celebrating its holiday tree lighting this weekend. Saturday's event will be held downtown and will begin on historic Benefit Street .
A parade will also take the festivities to the Bank of America Skating Center, where The Rhode Show's Michaela Johnson will join Mayor Angel Taveras at 5:45 p.m. in lighting the city's tree.
The celebration will feature tours of historic homes, and will also include fun for the kids, including decorating gingerbread cookies, hay rides and holiday pet parade.
For a complete Schedule, please see attached or visit www.ppsri.org .