Photo by Haley Ausbun. Santa Claus makes a guest appearance at the downtown Renton tree lighting. He was met with many kids hoping to be on the nice list. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Santa Claus makes a guest appearance at the downtown Renton tree lighting. He was met with many kids hoping to be on the nice list. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Lighting up the holiday season

Photos by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.


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Photo by Haley Ausbun. A booth at the pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A booth at the pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A crowded pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A crowded pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Left to right: Bill Moss, Fay Moss, Renton residents and longtime contributors to the community, and Mayor-elect Armondo Pavone, pulled the switch to light to the downtown tree, Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Left to right: Bill Moss, Fay Moss, Renton residents and longtime contributors to the community, and Mayor-elect Armondo Pavone, pulled the switch to light to the downtown tree, Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A crowded pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A crowded pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Lit trees at the Piazza Park on Nov. 30, before the downtown tree lighting.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Lit trees at the Piazza Park on Nov. 30, before the downtown tree lighting.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A crowded pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A crowded pop-up market at the downtown tree lighting. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Folks gathered to see the first glimpse of the downtown tree all lit up. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Folks gathered to see the first glimpse of the downtown tree all lit up. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. After the tree lighting, Santa Claus rolled up with his friends at Renton Regional Fire Authority, Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. After the tree lighting, Santa Claus rolled up with his friends at Renton Regional Fire Authority, Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Folks gathered to see the first glimpse of the downtown tree all lit up. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Folks gathered to see the first glimpse of the downtown tree all lit up. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Left to right: Bill Moss, Fay Moss, Renton residents and longtime contributors to the community, and Mayor-elect Armondo Pavone, pulled the switch to light to the downtown tree, Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Left to right: Bill Moss, Fay Moss, Renton residents and longtime contributors to the community, and Mayor-elect Armondo Pavone, pulled the switch to light to the downtown tree, Saturday, Nov. 30 at Piazza Park.

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