Since 1952 the Bristol Borough Business Association has hosted theBristol Borough Holiday Tree Lighting at Mill & Radcliffe Streets Bristol residents, dignitaries and their families gather around the holiday tree every year on the Friday after the Thanksgiving Holiday to ring in the holiday season by lighting the tree. Santa Claus arrives by fire truck to light the tree. Candy Canes, Hot Chocolate and Cookies will be served to all who come to this event. Festivities start at 6:30pm. Santa arrives at 7:00 pm to light the tree.