Bristol’s annual Christmas Festival & Grand Illumination Ceremony will take place this Saturday, December 2nd from 4- 6 p.m.
Join your friends and neighbors in front of the Burnside Building on the corner of Hope and Court Streets. Bristol kickoffs the Christmas season in style as the festivities start @ 4:15 p.m. with free music and entertainment from local talent including lively dancing and singing. Santa Claus arrives just before 6 p.m. for the Grand Illumination Countdown as he flips the switch and lights up the town tree and the giant snowflake over Hope Street! The introduction of the Dottie Cordeiro Spirit of Christmas Award Recipient will be unveiled as well as Christmas Music Sing-A-Long will take place. Don’t miss out on the fun this Saturday evening!