This year, downtown Lafayette is a hub of Christmas activity with a big event planned for Friday Night. Christmas with the Boss will rock Parc International featuring Keith Frank and the Pine Leaf Boys. Gates open at 5 pm and the music goes until 9 pm.

Downtown Lafayette Unlimited President-elect David D'Aquin joined Acadiana's Morning News this morning. You can listen to the interview below.

Here is the full list of events:

“North Pole of Downtown” Installation
December 6 – 21 | Parc International

Christmas Tree Extravaganza
December 7 – 21 | Parc International

Downtown Window Wonderland
November 29 – January 4 | Jefferson Street + various locations Downtown

Christmas with the Boss
Friday, December 6 | 5:00 – 9:00 PM | Parc International

Christmas Tree Extravaganza Kick-Off
Saturday, December 7 | Parc International | 4:00 – 9:00 PM

Sonic Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 8 | Jefferson Street | 1:00 PM

Sonic Christmas Parade After-Party
Sunday, December 8 | Parc International | 2:00 – 5:00 PM

Pictures with Santa
Friday, December 6 | Parc International | 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Saturday, December 7 | Parc International | 4:00 – 8:30 PM
Sunday, December 8 | Parc International | 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, December 11 | Parc International | 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Saturday, December 14 | Parc International | 4:00 – 8:30 PM
Wednesday, December 18 | Parc International | 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Saturday, December 21 | Parc International | 4:00 – 6:00 PM

ArtWalk Holiday Market
Saturday, December 14 | Parc International | 4:00 – 9:00 PM

Tacky Sweater CycleBar Pop-Up
Sunday, December 15 | Parc International | 9:00 AM

Downtown Candlelight Christmas
Thursday, December 19 | Parc International | 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Christmas Tree Extravaganza Finale (Winner Announced)
Saturday, December 21 | Parc International | 4:00 – 9:00 PM

Movies in the Parc Christmas Edition
Saturday, December 21 | Parc International | 6:00 – 9:00 PM

All Merry & Bright events and other Christmas events and activities hosted in Downtown will be listed on the Downtown Lafayette online events calendar.