Christmas in Little Falls, NY - A Fun Community Celebration Little Falls, New York - A Great Place to Live and Shop

Visit Little Falls and Enjoy these Fun Events for the Whole Family!


The historic city of Little Falls, situated on the banks of the Erie Canal and the Mohawk River, becomes a magical holiday setting decorated with colorful lights and festive ribbons, as the community celebrates the 9th annual Christmas in Little Falls, December 9th, 2017.

Sponsored by the businesses and not-for-profit agencies serving Little Falls, the holiday celebration offers a full range of activities, with highlights including historical tours, free horse and carriage rides, visiting with Santa Claus, caroling, and a spectacular Indoor Farmers' Market and an Artisans' Fair. On this page you will find the schedule of some of our favorite fun events ... there is something here for everyone!


Enjoy Christmas in Little Falls, NY
When Event and Location
All Day Shopping at the quaint shops in downtown Little Falls -- Main Street, Albany Street and Ann Street. Be sure to visit the ShopLittleFallsNY website to learn more about all of the wonderful shopping and dining opportunities that our charming and historic city has to offer!
8am - 9am Registration for the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run, at the Little Falls Family YMCA.
9am Start time for the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run. Santa Claus will fire the starting gun!
9am - 10:30am Visit with Santa at the Little Falls Fire Station, on the corner of Main Street and William Street. Sponsored by the brave firefighters of the Little Falls Fire Department!
9am - 3pm Indoor Farmers Market and Craft Fair at the Travelodge Motel, in the banquet room. Enjoy awesome Christmas gift and craft shopping, and farm-to-table tasting with local farm products. Buy your Christmas wreath at the Boy Scouts wreath sale, outside
9am - 11am Supporting Our Troops and Building Bridges to Peace, at the Little Falls Community Center, East Main Street. Make Christmas cards for our brave service men and women, and make bracelets for them to distribute as tokens of friendship overseas.
9am - 11am Christmas cookie decorating and children's games at the Little Falls Community Center.
9am - 4pm Visit the Little Falls Historical Society Museum, and see this year's unique and special Christmas exhibit!
9:30am HALO Christmas Tree lighting at Adirondack Bank.
10am - 2pm FREE Horse and Carriage rides! Take a tour of downtown Little Falls, departing from the Little Falls Historical Society.
10am - Noon Write and mail letters to Santa Claus, in the Adirondack Bank lobby.
10am - Noon Make a Jolly Lolly craft decoration for FREE at the Library, all supplies are provided. Call to register: 823-1542.
10am - Noon Bake Sale by the Cub Scouts, at The Shop on Main Street.
10am - 3pm Chainsaw Artist Mark Tyoe carves a holiday bear at the Travelodge Motel.
10:30am - 1pm Cookie decorating and hot cocoa at the Italian Feast.
11am Free Christmas movie at Valley Cinema. Enjoy a FREE showing of a holiday classic on the all new digital screens of our beloved local movie theater!
11am Come and cheer on your favorite wait-staff as they race for charity ... without spilling their trays laden with drinks ... in the Sixth Annual Bartenders Race! The race starts at 11am at The Renaissance!
11am - 1pm Soup Fest on Main Street: taste all of the delicious soups and stews by the best chefs from Little Falls! All proceeds to benefit local charities.
11am - 1pm Santa visits Ole Sal's.
11am - 1pm The Utica Zoo Mobile will bring some amazing and super-cute animals to Little Falls Fuel and Hardware; there will also be donuts, cider and face-painting.
Noon - 2pm Open house and tours at the WCA historical mansion. Come visit Santa at noon, and take a family photo by our lovely fireplace!
Noon - 2pm Winter hat and mitten giveaway, at St. Paul's Universalist Church on Albany Street. Refreshments served.
Noon - 3pm Pause 4 All Paws takes over the Community Center with characters from your favorite holiday movies. Meet Buddy the Elf, get free comics, do fun crafts, and visit the Secret Santa Shopping mall.
1pm - 3pm Soup Fest at Canal Place: taste all of the delicious soups and stews by the best chefs from Little Falls! All proceeds to benefit local charities.
FREE Horse and Carriage Tours of Little Falls, NY
When Event and Location
8:30am - 3pm Arethusa! Enjoy strolling Dicken's-themed musicians perfroming on a variety of Victorian period instruments, all over Little Falls.
9am - 10:45am Enjoy the wonderful seasonal music of the Benton Hall and LFHS choirs and bands, at the Elks Lodge.
10:30am - 11:30am The Edelweiss Schulplattlers childrens troupe performs German folk-dancing at The Shop on Main Street. Come watch and learn a new style of dancing!
11:30am - 1:30pm Puppet Show - A Christmas Carol - at the Shop on Main Street; shows every half hour.
1pm - 10pm Music Festival - Not So Silent Night - at the Elks Lodge! New musicians every hour: enjoy Jonah Ladd, Kenna, Daydream, Ode and more! At 7pm Pine Ridge Mountain Band takes the stage!
6pm Community Christmas Sing-Along and Christmas Tree Decorating at the bridge at Canal Place, sponsored by the Girl Scouts.
6pm Jazz - Ochenta! - Jam with Oscar Stivala at The Renaissance! Oscar will play his sizzling jazz at 6pm, and then at 7pm join a community-wide jam session, all are invited to play!
Enjoy a Tom and Jerrys in Little Falls, NY
When Event and Location
9am - ?? Enjoy one of Moose's world-famous Tom and Jerrys, available at Ed and Bud's Bar and Grille on Main Street!
5pm - 10pm Fine Christmas dining at Canal Side Inn.

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