Residents gather for the annual tree lighting ceremony in Fort Greene

Residents gathered to spread Christmas spirit in Fort Greene Sunday.
The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony was held at the Myrtle Avenue and Saint Edwards entrance of Fort Greene Park.
Santa Claus also made his way to take pictures with families.
Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnerships put on a toy drive at the event to gift to local children in need.

Attendees enjoyed live music, refreshments and other festivities.