The Phenix City Parks and Recreation department has a full schedule of holiday events in December.
On Dec. 3, at 6 p.m., the celebration begins with "Night of Lights" in the Phenix City Amphitheater, 508 Dillingham St.
A play, "Santa-itis," kicks off the evening. Santa is sick and he needs the children's help to get better in time for Christmas Eve. Performers include members of the Elite Dance Academy with Sam Beaman and Sandy Dawson as Santa and Mrs. Claus.
At 7 p.m., the Central High School marching band will escort Santa off the stage. A fireworks display and the lighting of the Riverwalk will end the evening.
The rain date is Dec. 7.
On Dec. 10, "Christmas at Moon Lake," is 6-8 p.m. Local businesses, churches, schools and civic organizations are decorating Moon Lake. Music will be by Let's Pick, the Nashville Songwriters Assocation International and the Sherwood Elementary School Singers and Skippers.
There will be a train ride for children and golf cart rides for seniors and those who aren't able to walk around the track to see the decorations.
The Phenix City Arts Council members are decorating the Pavilion into Santa's Castle, where hot chocolate and other goodies will be served. Miss Phenix City and her court will make an appearance.
Moon Lake will be lit up all of December.
The Phenix City Parks and Rec and Columbus Parks and Rec will hold the Bi-City Christmas Parade on Dec. 12. The parade begins at 10 a.m. on Broad Street in Phenix City, go across the 13th Street Bridge and down Broadway to Ninth Street.