The city of Gadsden is marking the start of the holiday season with the opening of their annual “Christmas at the Falls.” The Grinch will be on hand when the gates at Noccalula Falls open Friday night at 5. The tickets will be pre-sold beginning at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 each for those 4 and older. Children 3 and under will get in free. You can pay an additional charge to make cookies or buy other items. Christmas at the Falls runs nightly through December 22.