Join the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization as its gift to the community arrives Monday to be placed on State Street just in time for the holiday season.

The 45-foot Douglas fir Community Holiday Tree is sponsored by the Downtown Organization and is donated by Southern California Edison.

The city of Santa Barbara’s Public Works and Parks & Recreation departments for the installation just north of the intersection of Victoria and State streets.

The tree is expected to arrive on State Street at 8 a.m. Monday and be installed between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

The official lighting will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 by the Holiday Prince and Fairy at the beginning of the 57th Annual Downtown Holiday Parade.

— Mary Lynn Harms is the marketing director for the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization.