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Here comes Santa Elvis, here comes Santa Elvis, right down Fremont Street …

Who says Vegas isn’t a Christmas town? Not anyone down on Fremont Street, awaiting the arrival of Santa Elvis with a cup of Christmas cheer — in a 2-foot green plastic hurricane glass.

Yes, it’s time for the annual downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5 p.m. today at the 3rd Street Stage of the Fremont Street Experience.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman will help light Las Vegas’ official 50-foot Christmas tree. And no, we didn’t make up the Santa Elvis part. The press release didn’t elaborate, but you have to believe in him.

Contact reporter Mike Weatherford at mweatherford@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0288.

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