This is some awesome news that will put a smile on everyone's face. Fred Akshar (the Broome County Sheriff), and his wife Jessica are teaming up to bring you a fantastic free Community Night at the Broome County Festival of Lights! How cool is that?

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Thanks to the generosity of the Akshar family, this community event is completely free for everyone to enjoy on Monday, December 18th. Mark your calendars and get ready for an evening filled with free fun and holiday cheer. From 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, you have the chance to experience the magical lights show without spending a dime. That's right, absolutely free of charge!

Santa Claus will be making a special appearance at the festival, and you can visit him without having to reach for your wallet. The jolly old man will be available from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, so bring your Christmas wish list and get your photo taken with the Santa. It's an opportunity you won't want to miss!

BC Festival of Lights/Canva
BC Festival of Lights/Canva

This free community night is all about spreading joy and creating lasting memories. Get your friends, family, and loved ones, and head down to the Broome County Festival of Lights at Otsiningo Park for an unforgettable evening. It's the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and embrace the magic of the season.

Remember to save the date, this Monday, December 18th, 2023, and join Broome County Sheriff Fred Akshar and his wife Jessica at the Broome County Festival of Lights.

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