Are you ready for a Very Griswold Christmas?

Friday, December 2nd – 6 pm – 9 pm

  • Light up the downtown with decor over the top with holiday spirit!
  • Special evening shopping hours for everyone with refreshments
  • Choose your favorite store decorations by voting online!

Saturday, December 3th
All events are FREE and run from 10 am to 5 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Check the map to plan your day!

  • Craft & Red Hat Bake Sale, Santa’s Workshop for Kids, $1 Gifts, Cookies, Tea & Hot Chocolate
    North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center
    110 Goundry St, N. Tonawanda
  • Art off the Wall Exhibit & Fundraiser
    Carnegie Art Center
    240 Goundry St, N. Tonawanda
  • Historical Society of the Tonawandas
    111 Main St., Tonawanda – 10am – 2pm
  • Benjamin Long Homestead
    seasonally decorated by the Garden Club of the Tonawandas
    24 E Niagara St, Tonawanda – 10am – 3pm
  • Antique Fire Truck Rides
    Sweeney Hose Company #7
    In the Downtown area – 10am – 4pm
  • Visit with Santa 11am – 2pm
    Meet Elsa & Ana 2pm – 4pm
    Keepsake Photos for Kids
    Make your own life-sized Gingerbread Man 11am-3pm
    Pizza & Beverages for sale
    YWCA of the Tonawandas
    49 Tremont St., North Tonawanda
  • Santa on the Carrousel
    Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
    180 Thompson St., N Tonawanda – 12pm – 3pm
    $6 Admission
  • Petting Zoo
    Tremont St. (in front of the YWCA) North Tonawanda
  • Pony Rides
    Adams St. Tonawanda
  • Demonstrations by NT K-9 dog Regin, 1pm & 2pm
    Tremont St. (across from YWCA)
  • Magic Show by A.J. McLaughlin
    Small Banquet Room
    Crazy Jakes
    26 Webster St, N. Tonawanda
    10am & 12pm
  • Bazaar and Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus
    Roast Beef & Hot Dogs for purchase
    City of Tonawanda Senior Citizens
    35 Main St. Tonawanda
  • Craft Show at the Eldredge Club
    American Legion Auxiliary Unit #264
    17 Broad St.,Tonawanda – 10am – 4pm
  • Gingerbread House Make-n-Take
    Fee to benefit Habitat for Humanity
    Crazy Jake’s, 10am – 4pm
    26 Webster St, N. Tonawanda
  • Basket Raffle 10:30am – 3pm
    Student Concert 10:30am & 2pm
    Minstrels 12:45 to 2 pm

    Buffalo Suzuki Strings
    4 Webster St., N. Tonawanda
  • Hot Chocolate & Cookies, Trains for Visitors to Operate
    Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier
    111 Oliver St., N. Tonawanda – 11am – 4pm
  • Letters to Santa drop off & Open House
    North Tonawanda History Museum
    54 Webster St., N. Tonawanda – 10am – 3pm
  • E.A.R.S. Bunny Rescue
    Furever Friends
    Adoption Information plus Pet Visits, 11 am – 2 pm
    Tonawanda Gazebo
  • Cotton Candy (until supplies last)
    Michele’s Motif
    72 Webster St., N. Tonawanda
  • Visit with the Grinch, Face Painting and Balloons
    HIZAIR
    85 Webster St., N. Tonawanda
  • Carolers from Diana Mercurio’s Voice Studio
    3:30 – 5:00 pm

Shuttle Bus to all locations including the Carnegie Art Center, Carrousel Museum, Railroad Museum, and both Downtown areas

Sunday, December 4th – 12 pm to 5 pm

  • Showing of our feature movie, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, at the Riviera Theatre at 3 pm with a $3 admission, along with Ugly Sweater Contest and announcing window decorating contest
  • More shopping specials

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Many thanks to our Sponsors and the participating Merchants – without them, this event would not be possible!