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Holiday Block Party and Tree Lighting

Sun, December 3 | 3 PM - 5 PM


Due to weather, all activities will move indoors, Tree lighting is ON with our special guest and can be viewed from inside 110 Grill or Ben and Jerry’s between  4:00 and 4:30.

A celebration of the winter season, with our annual tree lighting, cookie decorating with Barnes and Noble, Ornament, carols from the Oriana Chorale Group from Farmington High School.

3:00pm  – 4:30pm

Participating shops below:

  • Barnes and Noble – cookie decorating, please pre-register
  • Valley Kids Co. – ornament decorating, please pre-register
  • Adore Salon – Sips of Prosecco and light snacks
  • 110 Grill – Enjoy hot spiced cider and butternut squash soup samples
  • Mercato Italian Kitchen & Bar – Will be sampling some of their favorites!
  • Footbeats – grab a candy cane, relax at their coloring station – holiday and Hannukah designs available to color
  • Kindred and Crew – Tinsel hair station and make reindeer food with AlzheimersCT
  • Sur La Table – Try their specialty hot chocolate or grab an espresso made with one of the specialty coffee makers
  • Brighton Collectibles – Meet the ballerinas of New England Ballet Theater inside their store
  • American Flatbread – Sample their delicious flatbreads outside

Schedule of Events

3:00 – 4:15 – decorate a holiday sugar cookie at Barnes and Noble Cafe – please pre-register here for this complimentary activity.

2:30 – 4:00 – ornament decorating at Valley Kids Co. – please pre-register here – $5.00 per child

4:00 – Live performance from the Farmington High School Oriana Singers

4:30 – Tree lighting with a special guest

4:30 – 5:00 – Pictures on your iPhone by the tree or our new winter gondola with Santa