GLENS FALLS — Downtown Glens Falls Business Collaborative will host the Hometown Holidays Celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in downtown Glens Falls. Stroll the city streets and get transported to a winter wonderland filled with Santa and Mrs. Claus, reindeer, carolers and more.
The tree lighting will take place at 5:45 p.m. Friday, followed by activities and attractions including visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, refreshments and cocoa, live reindeer, musical performances, horse and wagon rides, children’s activities, costumed characters and holiday shopping.
Downtown will be decorated for the holidays and many shops will be open and full of unique holiday gift ideas.
New this year is a window display competition among downtown businesses, and from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, check out the Downtown Holiday Sale and Market. Downtown businesses will be offering a Hometown Holidays special, a discount or food and drink special.
Tour beautiful historic properties from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, including First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls, Chapman House, Sherman House, Hyde House and Bell House Inn. Tickets for the tour can be purchased at glensfallscollaborative.com/hometown-holidays/.