Bexar County kicks off holiday season

SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County officially kicked off the holiday season Friday night with its annual Bexar County Courthouse and Tree Lighting.

This year's theme is "It's a Wonderful Life in Bexar County."

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The annual celebration is managed by the Bexar County and will feature more than 60,000 LED lights on the north face of the Historic Bexar County Courthouse.

The 20-foot tree is draped in copper, silver and gold coloring, and adorned by 100 custom ornaments featuring the UNESCO World Heritage Site – the San Antonio Missions, and 40 bows.