Looking to kick off the most wonderful time of the year this weekend? There are plenty of attractions to take in across Western New York:
1. City of Niagara Falls Tree Lighting Ceremony
The 16th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, in which Mayor Dyster lights the City Hall Christmas Tree takes place on Friday Dec. 2nd, 2016 at 4:15pm. Refreshments will be provided by The Hard Rock Café and the public is welcome to attend.
Immediately following this event, The Annual Holly Trolley, that brings a caroling youth chorus from Harry F. Abate Elementary School along with The Niagara River Explorers Boys Choir, City Officials and immediate staff, community organizers, and Mr. Clause himself, to celebrate "Light Up Niagara" at the community tree lighting stops, will depart from City Hall at 5:15pm.
2. Canalside Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting
The Sixth Annual Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting at Canalside is taking place from 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, December 3. This year's FREE celebration takes place at The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, which opened last weekend for the winter season. The celebration will feature children's activities, holiday music, dance performances and more. Discounts on skating with a non-perishable food item.
3. Seneca Niagara Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
The whole community is invited to attend the Seneca Niagara Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony set to take place at Seneca Square (in front of Seneca Niagara), 310 Fourth Street, Niagara Falls, NY this Friday, December 2nd between 5:00pm-6:30pm. The free ceremony will feature a 35 foot Blue Spruce and local choirs from Niagara Catholic High School as well as Buffalo Seminary Semachords keeping the holiday spirit going as attendees enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and cookies!
4. Aurora Waldorf School Winter Faire
This year's Winter Faire will have a host of new activities, including horse-drawn carriage rides, cookie decorating, wreath decorating and garland stringing. Also new to the Faire this year will be live musical entertainment by Mary Ramsey, and Waldorf's own Sarah Abend-Fritz and Candi Thornton. The Faire is open to the public with $6 per person admission and plenty of free parking available. Children ages 16 and under will receive six activity tickets with their admission.
7. Polar Plunge
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