Thousands of people gathered in downtown Bangor Saturday Night for the city's Festival of Lights Parade.

This year's theme was “Holidays from around the World," and ended with Santa in a red Volkswagen Beetle convertible. That's a new one!

The parade was followed by the lighting of the tree in West Market Square. It seems like just a few days ago the tree was lowered into place.

Check out the video above (and photos below) from Monty Rand.