Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Santa Claus, Frosty and Rudolph met on Monday evening at the Copley Square tree lighting.
The Old South Church bell tolled when the tree was illuminated. The free event also boasted cookie decorations, pictures with Santa, light refreshments, story time and Candy Cane Tea, according to BostonCentral.
Musical entertainment included performances by the Boston Children’s Chorus, vocalist Marchelle Jacques-Yarde, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Berklee College of Music student Mahamma Germain of Hyde Park.
The United States Postal Service unveiled the new holiday stamp at the event.
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