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 Christmas in Little Falls, December 8th, 2018.

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!
All Day Toy Collection at Dollar General.
All Day Vote on the window decorationg contest.
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 - 10:30am 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!
10am HALO Christmas Tree lighting at Adirondack Bank.
10am - 11:30am Kids! Enjoy a Decorate Your Pancakes Breakfast at the American Legion, just $3!
10am - 3pm Craft Fair at Emanuel Episcopal.
10am - 3pm Craft Fair at Fitness Farmacy.
10:30am - 1pm Kid's sweet treat decorating and hot cocoa at the Italian Feast (ages 12 and under).
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 Ruggiero's Trattoria!
11am - 1pm FREE Horse and Carriage rides! Take a tour of downtown Little Falls, departing from the Little Falls Historical Society.
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 The Utica Zoo Mobile will bring some amazing and super-cute animals to Little Falls Fuel and Ace Hardware; there will also be a decoration table.
11am - 2pm Paws 4 All Paws hosts kids' fun at the Community Center on Main Street.
11am - 3pm Chainsaw Artist Mark Tyoe carves a holiday bear at Showcase Antiques.
11am - 3pm Santa visits Ole Sal's.
11am - 11pm Write and mail letters to Santa Claus, at Ed's Pizza.
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.
FREE Horse and Carriage Tours of Little Falls, NY
When Event and Location
9:30am - 10:30am Enjoy the wonderful seasonal music of the Benton Hall and LFHS choirs and bands, at the Elks Lodge.
11:30am - 1:30pm Puppet Show - A Christmas Carol - at the Shop on Main Street; shows every half hour.
2pm - 4pm Community Sing Along, organized by the Girl Scouts, at Ole Sal's in Canal Place.
4pm Old Boys Network at the Elks.
5pm $3 Movie Special - Ralph Breaks the Internet - at the Valley Cinema.
5pm Live Old Time Radio Podcast - The Brass Lantern - at The Shop.
5:30pm - 7pm Music with Helen Isom and Al Chace at The Shop.
7pm - 9pm Jazz - Ochenta! - Jam with Oscar Stivala at The Renaissance! Oscar will play his sizzling jazz at 7pm, and then at 8pm join a community-wide jam session, all are invited to play!
7pm - 10pm Jukebox at the Elks.
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!
4pm Card game - I Got It! - at the American Legion.
5pm - 10pm Fine Christmas dining at Canal Side Inn.

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