Christmas in Little Falls, NY - A Fun Community Celebration Little Falls, New York - A Great Place to Live and Shop

Visit Little Falls and Enjoy these Fun Events for the Whole Family!


The historic city of Little Falls, situated on the banks of the Erie Canal and the Mohawk River, becomes a magical holiday setting decorated with colorful lights and festive ribbons, as the community celebrates Christmas in Little Falls, December 14th, 2019.

Sponsored by the businesses and not-for-profit agencies serving Little Falls, the holiday celebration offers a full range of activities, with highlights including historical tours, free horse and carriage rides, visiting with Santa Claus, caroling, and a spectacular Indoor Farmers' Market and an Artisans' Fair. On this page you will find the schedule of some of our favorite fun events ... there is something here for everyone!


Enjoy a Tom and Jerrys in Little Falls, NY
When Event and Location
All Day Shopping at the quaint shops in downtown Little Falls -- Main Street, Albany Street and Ann Street. Be sure to visit the ShopLittleFallsNY website to learn more about all of the wonderful shopping and dining opportunities that our charming and historic city has to offer!
All Day Toy Collection at Dollar General.
8am - 9am Registration for the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run, at the Little Falls Family YMCA.
9am Start time for the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run. Santa Claus will fire the starting gun!
9am - 10:30am Visit with Santa at the Little Falls Fire Station, on the corner of Main Street and William Street. Sponsored by the brave firefighters of the Little Falls Fire Department!
9am - 3pm Indoor Craft Fair at the Travelodge Motel, in the banquet room. Enjoy awesome Christmas gift and craft shopping!
9am - 10:30am Christmas cookie decorating and children's games at the Little Falls Community Center. Also make a Christmas card for service members stationed overseas!
9am - 11am Kids! Enjoy a Decorate Your Pancakes Breakfast at the American Legion, just $3!
9:15am HALO Christmas Tree lighting at Adirondack Bank.
9:30am - 10:30am LF Schools music students perform at the Elks.
10am - 3pm Craft Fair at Emanuel Episcopal.
10am - 5pm Craft Fair at Fitness Farmacy.
10am - 4pm Visit the Little Falls Historical Society Museum, and see this year's unique and special exhibit!
10am - 3pm Chainsaw Artist Mark Tyoe carves a holiday bear at Showcase Antiques.
11am Come and cheer on your favorite wait-staff as they race for charity ... without spilling their trays laden with drinks ... in the Sixth Annual Bartenders Race! The race starts at 11am at Ruggiero's Trattoria!
11am - 1pm FREE Horse and Carriage rides! Take a tour of downtown Little Falls, departing from the Little Falls Historical Society. The Boy Scouts will offer wreaths, hot coca and snacks at the departure point.
11am - 1pm The Guild of Thespian Puppets performs a puppet version of the wonderful Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol at the Community Center on Main Street.
11am - 1pm Santa is at Italian Feast, posing for professional photos with your children! Free hot cocoa and cookies.
11am - 2pm Soup Fest on Main Street: taste all of the delicious soups and stews by the best chefs from Little Falls! Tickets are $10 - all proceeds to benefit charities.
Noon - 2pm Open house and tours at the WCA historical mansion. Come visit Santa at noon, and take a family photo by our lovely fireplace!
Noon - 2pm Winter hat and mitten giveaway, at St. Paul's Church on Albany Street. Refreshments served.
1pm - 2pm Mohawk Valley String Ensemble performs at the Elks Lodge.
1pm - 3pm The Utica Zoo Mobile will bring some amazing and super-cute animals to Little Falls Fuel and Ace Hardware.
1pm - 3pm Delaney Brothers Bluegrass Christmas Concert at the Masonic Hall. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door..
1:30pm - 2:30pm The Edelweiss Schulplattlers German Folk Dancers perform at the Community Center.
2pm - 4pm Helen Isom performs at the Elks ... be sure to cath this performance by Helen before she goes on to star on The Voice!.
2pm - 4pm ABC Piano Trio performs at St. Paul's Church.
2pm - 4pm Christmas Sing Along with the Girl Scounts at Sterzinar Park.
2:30pm - 5pm Paws 4 All Paws hosts kids' fun at the Community Center on Main Street - come and meet the characters of Frozen.
3:30pm - 5:30pm Mugs with the Moose. Buy a cafe beverage and get a FREE photo with the Moose at Meeples Mug House. Photography by Two Blue Eyes.
4pm I Got It card game at the American Legion.
4pm - 6pm Oscar Stivala performs at the Art Door Gallery in Canal Place.
5pm - 7pm The Low Topla Band performs at the Elks.
7pm - 10pm The Holiday City Band performs at the Elks.

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