Mall at Bay Plaza rings in holidays with tree lighting

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Thanksgiving isn't here yet, but the Bronx is in the holiday spirit.

Close to 100 families came out on a cold night to Bay Plaza in Co-op City for the annual Christmas tree lighting.

The event featured music from a DJ and a marching band.

Kids also got a chance to meet Santa Claus.

"Never too early," says Tashena Samuel of Co-Op City. "The kids wanted to see Santa, enjoy the music, even though it's a little cold."

The event also brought out some for early Black Friday deals

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