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December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Town of New Market
New Market, VA 22844
New Market, VA 22844
Join us as we gather in 2016 to celebrate the holidays at the Town of New Market’s annual Tis the Season Holiday Celebration December 3, 2016! Enjoy a full schedule of holiday activities in New Market. Begin your day by browsing our shops! Check out local business Open Houses from 9-5 p.m. for special deals that satisfy your holiday shopping needs. There will be local artists featuring their work in various businesses throughout our downtown. From 10-4 p.m. enjoy Christmas on the Farm at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War and experience the holidays of our past. The New Market Library will be opening their holiday book sale from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. and reopening during visits with Santa in the evening. Our annual Christmas Parade on Congress will take place at 5:00 p.m. If you are interested in participating in this year’s parade, please pick up an entry form from the New Market Town Office, 9418 John Sevier Rd, New Market. Immediately following the parade, pick up last minute gifts from our shops and journey to the New Market Town Office for our Tree Lighting Ceremony and enjoy holiday music from the Stonewall Jackson High School Choir. There will be homemade cookies, punch, coffee and hot chocolate at our tree lighting celebration! Also following the parade, 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! The Library will also have holiday face painting! After the fun at the Town Office and Library, journey to the Rouss Center for the Arts (formally known as the Schultz) on Congress Street for the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” at 7 p.m.! Admission to the movie is only $5 but a membership to the Rouss Center for the Arts is $10 (includes movie ticket price). We encourage everyone to support the Rouss by becoming a member and helping this newly formed organization in our historic theatre! 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!
Parade Entry Form: christmas-parade-letter-2016