VIA Metropolitan Transit is proud to partner with H-E-B to provide complimentary transportation to the Christmas Tree Lighting in Travis Park on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.

The transportation, provided courtesy of event organizers, includes all mainline bus service, as well as VIAtrans service for registered patrons. When boarding, passengers who inform the operator that they are attending the H-E-B Christmas Tree Lighting will ride fare-free. Registered VIAtrans customers should schedule their trip in accordance with VIAtrans policies and procedures. Riders who would like additional information regarding routes and scheduling on the day of the event may call 210-362-2020.

The H-E-B Christmas Tree Lighting will feature a 55-foot white fir tree lit up with more than 250,000 holiday lights and custom-made ornaments. Festivities begin at 3 p.m., including live entertainment, food trucks, cookie decorating, letters to Santa, giveaways and a movie screening of the beloved Christmas favorite “Elf.” Festivities will then be followed by the Tree Lighting Ceremony, which begins at 6 p.m.