The Town of New Market and New Market Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to enjoy our annual Tis the Season Celebration on Saturday, December 1st, 2018. Help us celebrate the holidays by enjoying a full schedule of holiday activities in New Market. This year we have also added a Wacky Tacky Christmas theme in the mix, so come dressed in your wacky tacky Christmas attire and check out some of the window decorations at businesses to see if they go wacky and tacky too!
The following is the list of fun activities lined up:
9am-5pm- Shop local businesses as they host Open Houses with special deals and refreshments. You may just find some great Christmas gifts! Visit the shops to receive a stamps on your Shopping Local Passport (located at participating businesses) to redeem a special gift made by Chickadees Art Gallery and Pottery Shop.
10am-3p-Experience an old fashioned Christmas with Christmas on the Farm at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War where you can learn about how the holidays were spent in the past.
11am-5pm- New Market Chamber hosts their Open Market (at Suntrust parking lot) with vendors and Sound Solutions playing Christmas music while you shop. They will host an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest at 2:00 pm and draw the winners for the $25 gift certificates.
5pm- Parade on Congress. If you are interested in participating in this year’s parade, please pick up an entry form from the New Market Town Office or Click here Parade Form
6:30 pm- stroll to the New Market Town Office for our Tree Lighting Ceremony and enjoy holiday music from the Stonewall Jackson High School Choir and Band. There will be homemade cookies, punch, coffee and hot chocolate at our tree lighting celebration!
Visit Santa himself at the New Market Library! Santa will be giving out candy canes and asking all children what they wish to have this Christmas! Please feel free to bring your camera for pictures! Thank you to all local organizations and businesses who are helping with this year’s event! We hope to see everyone at this year’s ‘Tis the Season Holiday Celebration! Happy Holidays!
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