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Free Niantic Annual Holiday Stroll
November 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Come kick-start your holiday season in Niantic at the Annual Niantic Main Street Holiday Stroll. This family-friendly day features horse-drawn carriage rides, complimentary hot cider and cocoa on the green, a “Snow-Flake Drop” featuring discounts and giveaways at local shops and restaurants, and last, but not least, the arrival of Santa on a shiny red fire truck just in time for a tree lighting ceremony beginning at 5:00 pm on Liberty Green in the heart of Niantic Village.
SCHEDULE of EVENTS and ACTIVITIES:
3-7 p.m. Complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides
3-7 p.m. Store and restaurant specials
3-7 p.m. Children’s arts & crafts at the Police Dept w/ EL Youth Services
3-4:30 p.m. S’more stations
3-4:30 p.m. Letter writing to Santa at the Children’s Museum of SE CT
4-5:30 p.m. Meet ‘n’ Greet with Eastern Connecticut’s Ballet’s Nutcracker and Clara from “The Nutcracker” at Sage & Sandalwood
5:00-5:30 p.m. Countdown to the tree lighting / Snowflake Drop / Arrival of Santa
5:30 p.m. Visits with Santa and letter delivery
Children can bring their yearly letters and wish lists to Santa for bringing back to the North Pole, or they can stop in to the Children’s Museum to craft their letter. Visits with Santa are free; parents are encouraged to bring a camera to capture the moment.
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