Light up the Night

November 23, 2015

Visitors taking a stroll around our lakeside villages, charming hamlets and the historic city of Plattsburgh from November through January (bundled up with a coat, mittens and hat) will discover holiday happenings around every corner. Combine the area's famous Adirondack hospitality with a generous amount of spirited cheer and you’ll see what winter bliss is all about!

This year, one of the seasons most anticipated events is getting bigger - giving the whole family more to enjoy. The annual First Weekends Tree Lighting in downtown Plattsburgh will be taking place on Friday, December 4th starting at 7:00pm in front of The Strand Center for the Arts. The tree lighting will kick off the holiday season and once again include musical entertainment, caroling, fire pits, decorative storefronts, refreshments and more. To spread the seasonal cheer even more this year the day will include a Holiday Parade through downtown Plattsburgh! Beginning at 5:00pm the parade will start at Suny Plattsburgh’s Redcay Hall on Brinkerhoff Street, continue onto Margaret Street and end at Stafford Middle School. The parade will feature seasonally decorated holiday floats, entertainment and an appearance by Santa!

Downtown Plattsburgh Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting Timeline:

5:00pm – Holiday Parade Starts

7:00pm – Tree Lighting Starts

After the tree lighting the unique shops and restaurants of downtown will remain open for spirited walks, dinner, drinks, shopping and more!

1.) Holiday Parade Start2.) Holiday Parade Finish3.) Tree Lighting

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Amber Parliament

Amber Parliament serves as the Public Relations and Content Specialist for the Adirondack Coast Visitor Bureau, a division of the North Country Chamber of Commerce; she has been with the company since 2012. In this capacity, Amber leads the Visitors Bureau’s public relations efforts in developing and implementing a yearly strategic public relations plan to increase tourism on the Adirondack Coast. Born and raised in Morrisonville, NY, Amber graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2012 with a degree in public relations and organizational communication and minor in marketing. In her free time Amber enjoys the numerous outdoor recreation activities the Adirondack Coast has to offer including hiking, skiing, and kayaking. 

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