Get in the Holiday Spirit with Family Fun and Awesome Shopping!
Celebrate Christmas in Little Falls, Saturday, Dec. 12th, 2015!
Mark your calendar! YOU are invited to come and enjoy a good old-fashioned Christmas street-celebration in the scenic town of Little Falls, New York! The 8th Annual Christmas in Little Falls celebration begins Saturday, December 12th, in downtown Little Falls. With dozens of fun, FREE events in a family-friendly environment, shopping, dining and a spectacular indoor farmers' 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 seventh 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 in our quaint, scenic town located on the Erie Canal. We invite YOU to join us for a wonderful day of visiting with Santa, listening to great music, horse and carriage rides, holiday movies, Christmas cookie decorating, cultural events, historical tours and exhibits, open houses, story readings, and much, much MORE!
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!
- Runners will be sure to enjoy the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run, follwed by refreshments and and awards ceremony.
- Hey, kids! Do you want to have fun and win GREAT PRIZES in our Christmas Elf Hunt? Find the clues hidden in businesses around town, and solve the riddle! Download your Clue Sheet and Official Entry Form today!
- Don't miss the thrills, chills and spills of the Waiter/Waitress Race, an old classic from the Canal Celebration that is being brought back this year by popular demand!
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!
Snow or 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 Artisans Fair, on Saturday, December 12th, from 9am to 4pm at the beautiful and spacious Elk's Lodge in Little Falls. More than twenty-five vendors are participating this year, including local artisans and craftspeople offering beautiful artistic and hand-made items that make perfect gifts or holiday accents for your home! Local farmers will offer produce, honey, free-range eggs, grass-fed beef, salsa, and home-baked goodies! 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 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 that's 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 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!
Don't 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 - 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 businesses, 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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