2017 Hometown Holidays Celebration

  • colorful christmas tree near building
  • logo for hometown holidays
  • map for hometown holidays
  • line up people waiting to meet santa
  • santa holding two young babies
  • two girls dressed as mice for the holidays
When: Friday, Dec 1, 2017 until Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Ho Ho Hometown Holidays is coming to town again this year 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.

Gather at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 1, in City Park in Glens Falls, to visit with friends and neighbors, listen to holiday music, and enjoy the ceremonial tree lighting at 5:45 p.m.

Once the tree is lit, Santa will greet the crowd before heading off to Glens Falls National Bank where children can get their picture taken with the man in red and tell him their holiday wishes.

At the tree lighting, the Glens Falls Collaborative will provide maps showing the locations of the evening's holiday attractions and activities, including:

  • Visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus
  • 20+ Locations to Explore
  • Refreshments & Cocoa
  • Live Reindeer
  • Trolley Rides featuring Saxophone Santa
  • Musical Performances
  • Horse & Wagon Rides
  • Children’s Activities
  • Costumed Characters
  • Holiday Shopping

Trolley Route:

The Trolley will provide transportation to multiple venues featuring entertainment and activities for both children and adults. Saxophone Santa will be performing Christmas melodies onboard. Take in the sights as you ride the trolley around the decorated City. Sponsored by Greater Glens Falls Transit.

Experience the sights, lights and tastes of the season. Downtown will be decorated for the holidays and many Downtown shops will be open and full of unique holiday gift ideas.

In addition, the 2017 Hometown Holidays will feature a second day of fun events on December 2. Here is what you will be able to enjoy throughout the city:

The event's sponsors include the Glens Falls Collaborative, the City of Glens Falls, and the Glens Falls BID.


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