This year the city will kick off the Holiday Season with an outdoor Winter Festival on Saturday, December 4 from 12-4 p.m. Pleasant Street will become the destination where nearly 50 artists will be displaying their wares, and you’ll find perfect handmade crafts, gifts, cards and jewelry as well as delicious baked goods. We hope you will also visit some of our great restaurants to sip on winter cocktails and hot chocolate and have a bite to eat as we continue to work to invigorate our downtown businesses. As you shop you will enjoy festive carolers, music, costumed characters and some special performances. At 3:30 p.m., we invite everyone to gather on City Hall Plaza for a special performance before we officially light the Holiday Tree, which will be followed by a festive and colorful ending to the day.
There will be free parking at the Central Business District Garage (170 Centre St., across from Walgreens on Route 60).