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December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Downtown Glens Falls
Rich Cirino

Friday, December 1, 2017

5 to 8 p.m.

Click here to download a printable version of the 2016 map!

Ho Ho Hometown Holidays is coming to town again this year! Stroll the city streets and get transported to a winter wonderland filled with Santa and Mrs. Claus, reindeer, carolers and more!

The annual tree lighting ceremony kicks off at 5:45 p.m. with DeeJay DuBray as our MC. Stores will be open for holiday shopping – be sure to bring your list! Keep the holiday spirit going all through the night by mingling with costumed characters, reading Santa your wishlist and listening to carolers with a cup of hot cocoa in hand.

Happy Hometown Holidays to all, and to all a good night!

Here are some activities from 2016:

*5:00 p.m. celebration kicks off with DeeJay DuBray, Santa Claus, Mayor Jack Diamond and Carolers from Glens Falls Community Theatre. Tree lighting happens at 5:45p.m.
*FREE Open House and refreshments with a guided tour of the Glens Falls Chronicle photo exhibit at the Chapman Historical Museum
* Dickinson’s Delights with Crepes inside at Glens Falls Food Co-Op on South Street
*Choir performance at Church of the Messiah
*Charles Evans Hughes exhibit and Snowing Flutes at Crandall Public Library
*Walkway under the lights and carolers at the Exchange Street Plaza
*Organ music at the First Presbyterian Church
*Visit with Santa at the Glens Falls National Bank. Enter to win a sled full of toys! Stroll Downtown with costumed characters
*Holiday Karate demonstration at Glens Falls Karate Academy
*Mulled cider and cookies at Lake George Olive Oil Company
*Mrs. Claus and live reindeer at NBT Bank. Hot chocolate and cookies!
*Refreshments at Finders Keepers Consignments
*Gift Back: Alternative Gift Fair at Mean Max Brew Works
*Hot chocolate bar (YUM!) at Samantha’s Cafe & Catering
*Open house at Sip & Canvas
*1942 Christmas Radio Show with Gary Ferris and art by Rodney Allen Bentley at SPoT Coffee Glens Falls
*FREE Open House at the World Awareness Children’s Museum, plus activities for children
*FREE Sleigh Rides, Pony Rides and Petting Zoo
*Hot chocolate and cookies at Whisper Boutique
* Stewart’s Shops with hot cocoa, Costumed Characters and Adirondack Pipes and Drums at the Charles Wood Theater
*Local author book signing, 6-7 p.m. and refreshments at the Advokate, LLC Boutique, open until 8 p.m.
*Festival of trees at The Queensbury Hotel
*Enter to WIN a tintype portrait with Glens Falls Art, inside 18 Ridge St.