Photo Story - Tree Lighting Ceremony spreads the holiday spirit

Children create decorations during the Tree Lighting ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. Kids were able to create their own decorations and cookies as well as sit on Santa Claus’ lap to tell him what they want for Christmas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

Children create decorations during the Tree Lighting ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. Kids were able to create their own decorations and cookies as well as sit on Santa Claus’ lap to tell him what they want for Christmas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

Children play with a mailbox for taking letters to Santa Claus as they wait for Santa to visit during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. Once Santa arrived, children could get their pictures taken with him and tell him what they want for Christmas.

Children play with a mailbox for taking letters to Santa Claus as they wait for Santa to visit during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. Once Santa arrived, children could get their pictures taken with him and tell him what they want for Christmas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Marine Corp. Maj. Andrew Armstrong, Marine Corp. Detachment commanding officer, holds a baby during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. The event held activities for children such as making decorations or cookies as well as Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen, U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, and Santa Claus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/ Released)

U.S. Marine Corp. Maj. Andrew Armstrong, Marine Corp. Detachment commanding officer, holds a baby during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. The event held activities for children such as making decorations or cookies as well as Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen, U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, and Santa Claus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/ Released)

Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen, visits children during the Tree Lighting ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. Before the festivities took place, children were able to come up and say high as well as play with Olaf. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen, visits children during the Tree Lighting ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. Before the festivities took place, children were able to come up and say high as well as play with Olaf. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

A child sits on Santa Claus’ lap and lets him know what they wants for Christmas during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. The line for Santa lasted long after the main event ended as children waited their turn. (U.S. Air Force photo taken by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

A child sits on Santa Claus’ lap and lets him know what they wants for Christmas during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. The line for Santa lasted long after the main event ended as children waited their turn. (U.S. Air Force photo taken by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

A crowd stands around the tree during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. The event had activities for children such as making decorations or cookies as well as Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen, U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, and Santa Claus.

A crowd stands around the tree during the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Parade Field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017. The event had activities for children such as making decorations or cookies as well as Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen, U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, and Santa Claus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/ Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

In the spirit of the holidays, the Tree Lighting Ceremony took place at the parade field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 4.

The ceremony kicked off with volunteers providing events for the kids such as meeting Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen, Santa Claus arriving on a firetruck, and a speech from Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander.