MINOT, N.D. - Downtown Minot is looking more and more festive as we get closer to Christmas.
Earlier Monday, crews from MIDCO began stringing lights on the tree in preparation for Fridays Christmas Open House.
Friday at 6 p.m., city leaders will meet with community members for the tree lighting.
There will be a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause, hay rides, live music and a sing along to bring everyone into the holiday spirit.
For more information you can visit the Facebook page 'Downtown Minot Christmas Open House.'