Lights on the Carousel kicks off

By Jillian Marshall

December 7, 2013 Updated Dec 7, 2013 at 12:26 AM EDT

Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) It was brighter in CFJ Park on Friday night, as the carousel brought holiday spirit and laughter to the park.

The fourth annual Lights on the Carousel in Johnson City kicked off on Friday.

Dozens of people rode the CFJ carousel while listening to Christmas music.

Participants had the chance to see Santa.

After the ride, children were given free books, thanks to the village.

There is no charge for riding the carousel.

Lights on the Carousel is going on every Friday and Saturday from % p.m. to 8 p.m. until Christmas.