The largest annual holiday lights display in Northwest Missouri will be lit up for thousands of people to view during the Christmas Season.
The switch will be flipped Friday on both the Holiday Park at Krug Park and South Pole at Hyde Park .
The Krug Park Holiday Park first started in 1981.
St. Joseph City workers begin decorating for the lavish display of lights in the summer.
The city expects to have more than 100,000 visitors tour the scene this year.
The South Pole located in Hyde Park will also be lit up for the season.
Both parks will be open from now until January 1st from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission is free however, free will donations are accepted.