Perkinston Campus Annual Festival of Lights to be held December 3

The annual Festival of Lights at the Perkinston Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is set for Friday, December 3, from 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  

This event promises fun for the entire family and will feature a silent auction, a parade with Santa arriving at the festival, art shows, pictures with Santa and holiday characters, petting zoo, snow zone, musical and dance entertainment, train rides, games and crafts, and Ferris wheel rides.  

Rides and games are complimentary, and the event is open to the public. A wide variety of food booths are available.

Festival of Lights Schedule:

Silent Auction Begins                                                                         4 p.m.

Bookstore and Food Booths Open

Santa’s arrival parade at Presidential Circle                                       4:30 p.m.

Children’s Village in Heidelberg Hall Opens

Paint a Ceramic Mug or Ornament in Malone Hall

Petting Zoo

Snow Zone

Pictures with MGCCC Cheerleaders on LRC Lawn

Calling All Angels Art Show in Malone Hall

Pictures with Santa at Dees Hall                                                        4:45 p.m.

(Please bring your own camera.)

Pictures with Characters Under the Oaks

(Please bring your own camera.)

Caricature Artist at Weathers-Wentzell Center

Train Ride and Ferris Wheel Begins

Musical Performances in Gregory War Memorial Chapel                 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pictures with Perkettes begin in Malone Hall

Pine Hill Dulcimers & Friends in Malone Hall                                  6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Brass Ensemble at Malone Hall

Woodwind Ensemble at Malone Hall

Jazz Band at Malone Hall

Caroling with Mississippi Sound at Presidential Circle

Silent Auction Ends                                                                            8:00 p.m.

Pictures with Santa Ends

Perkettes Performance                                                                        8:15 p.m.

Reading of “The Night Before Christmas” at the Bell Tower

Festival Ends                                                                                      8:30 p.m.