VALHALLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Friday marked the official opening and tree-lighting celebration for Westchester’s Winter Wonderland.

The holiday light extravaganza is a drive-thru only event.

Nov. 27, 2020, marked the official opening and tree-lighting celebration for Westchester’s Winter Wonderland. (Credit: CBS2)

The first group of visitors in cars made their way through Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla to see it.

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It runs through Jan. 3.

A 9-year-old COVID-19 survivor from Mount Vernon led this year’s tree lighting.

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