The Dalton Civic Arts Committee will present the 18th annual Light up the Holidays parade from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

Santa arrives on Depot Street at 5 p.m. to kick off the holiday block party. Accompanied by his elves, Santa will make his way down Main Street to the CRA/Union Block, where he will light the tree.

Businesses and churches along the route will be open for holiday treats and music.

The new home of the Berkshire Carousel with its handcarved wooden horses will be open from 6 to 8 p.m.