Get in the Holiday Spirit with Family Fun and Awesome Shopping!
Celebrate Christmas in Little Falls, Dec. 8th, 2012!
Mark your calendar for December 8th, 2012! YOU are invited to come and enjoy a good, old-fashioned Christmas street-celebration in the scenic town of Little Falls, New York! The 4th Annual Christmas in Little Falls celebration begins Saturday, December 8th, in downtown Little Falls. With dozens of fun, FREE events in a family-friendly environment, shopping, dining and a spectacular indoor famersí market and craft fair, Christmas in Little Falls is the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit!
Fun, FREE Events for ALL Ages!
Now in its fifth year, Christmas in Little Falls is a fun, family-oriented holiday celebration brought to you by the businesses and not-for-profit agencies serving Little Falls, New York. Our fun and mostly FREE events have drawn hundreds of visitors from throughout the Mohawk Valley to get into the holiday spirit by celebrating the holiday in our quaint, scenic town located on the Erie canal. We invite YOU to join us for two wonderful days of visiting with Santa at the historic old firehouse, caroling, ice luminaries, horse and carriage rides, holiday movies, Christmas cookie decorating, art exhibits, historical tours and exhibits, open houses, story readings, and much, much MORE! You will not soon forget this weekend of family fun for all ages!
Contests and Prizes!
As any fan of the classic movie Jingle All the Way knows, Christmas is not all cuddles ... it is about competition too! So get your game face on and get ready for some fun contests with GREAT prizes! If you are feeling lucky, we have raffles for awesome prizes, like valuable gift baskets and original artwork! Are you clever? Then be sure to join in our superb Twelve Days of Christmas-themed scavenger hunt, for teens and adults, again with great prizes! Runners will be sure to enjoy the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run, with refreshments and awards ceremony. Are you a thespian at heart? Then you will surely want to dress up in your best Victorian-era costume and stroll around to be eligible for the best-costume prizes! If you like baking, be sure to join the Christmas Cookie Contest. And even if you just like to shop til you drop, you can still be a winner by participating in the Holiday Round Robin Shopping Circuit!
Indoor Farmers' Market & Artisans' Fair!
Be it snow or be it shine, you can shop for natural and locally-grown produce, beef and other products, as well as locally-made crafts and artisanal products, at our Indoor Farmers Market and Artisansí Fair, on Saturday, December 8th, from 9 am to 2 pm at the Knights Inn in Little Falls. More than twenty-five vendors are participating this year, to include local farmers offering produce, honey, free-range eggs, grass-fed beef, salsa, and home-baked goodies! Artisans and craftspeople are also on hand to offer beautiful artistic and homemade items that make perfect gifts! Finally, our local Boy Scout Troop will be on hand with a fund-raiser Christmas Wreath and Swag Sale.
Awesome Holiday Shopping!
And what is Christmas, without finding those perfect gifts for the ones we love? The discerning shopper has long known that Little Falls as a destination for arts, antiques, quaint shopping and fine dining. Now we are pulling out all the stops for Christmas in Little Falls! Nearly all of the merchants in Little Falls, both in the antique and arts centers of Canal Place, and in the pleasant shops of the downtown commercial district, are holding special sales, in-store events, and exciting giveaways!
But thatís not all! We want you to have even MORE FUN shopping during Christmas in Little Falls! The merchants of Little Falls invite you to participate in our Holiday Round Robin Shopping Circuit by visiting at least ten participating merchants and getting your event card stamped. Then turn in the Round Robin Card to any of the participating merchants to be entered into the drawing for awesome prizes and gift baskets! The Grand Prize drawing is for a gift basket of "Christmas Cheer", and other prizes to include valuable products and gift certificates donated by the merchants of Little Falls! You can stop and see the great prizes on display at the Indoor Farmers' Market and Artisans' Fair!
Be sure to print out your own copy of the Round Robin Card here, or pick one up from any participating merchant!
Fine Dining and Yummy Snacks!
We all know that the Mohawk Valley is the culinary gem of Upstate New York. But did you know that Little Falls offers the best of the best in fine dining and casual fare? As you work up an appetite by having fun at Christmas in Little Falls, rest assured that you will not go hungry! Whether your tastes run toward fine French cuisine graciously served, or to casual Italian and Tex-Mex, or to traditional New York deli-style, or even to dessert pizza and fried dough, you will be delighted with the menu choices from our participating restaurants and food vendors. Be sure to check our complete listing of food-oriented events and participating restaurants for more information!
Donít Miss This Special Holiday Celebration!
We invite you to make Christmas in Little Falls part of your Holiday tradition. Join in the good, old-fashioned fun in our scenic town, and make this a holiday to remember! For more information, please feel free to contact Christine Van Meter, the event Chairperson.
Enjoy Awesome Shopping in Little Falls!
Welcome to scenic Little Falls, New York Ö a great place to visit, and a GREAT place to shop! Little Falls is a gem of a small city in Upstate New York. Our local businesses offer everything from the mundane, such as groceries and farm supplies, to the exotic, such as fine art, antiques and handcrafted jewelry!
While you are in Little Falls, be sure to check out the awesome and unique shopping opportunities at our fine local shops! To learn more about the many shopping and dining opportunities in our fine city, visit the ShopLittleFallsNY.com website, here you find a directory of business, complete with reviews and profiles. If you are visiting Little Falls for just a day or two, then this brief shopping guide will help you plan your time by showing you where to go to find the shops and deals that will delight you the most.
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