July 1, 2022

Tree Lighting and Holiday Stroll in Essex Dec 4

Sing-Along Trolley Rides, Musical Performances, Tree Lighting To Highlight Essex Holiday Stroll

Free rides on the Sing-Along Holiday Trolley will highlight the Essex Holiday Stroll on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 12 noon to 5 pm. Pictured are Essex Board of Trade Member Bill Foster, “Mrs. Claus”, and Dawn Swope of the Community Music School.

If you are looking to put some spirit into your holiday shopping this year, look no further than the Essex Holiday Stroll taking place Dec. 4 from 12 noon to 5 pm. 

Organized by the Essex Board of Trade, the afternoon promises plenty of holiday fun for everyone.  All are invited to climb aboard the Sing-Along Holiday Trolley with Mrs. Claus for a free ride that will loop through Essex Village from Essex Town Hall down Main Street, Pratt Street and North Main.

Singers and musicians from the Community Music School will perform throughout the afternoon at various locations on and around Main Street.  Shops and restaurants will be serving up special refreshments while extra special offers and discounts will be given to all those with an Experience Essex button, sold for $5 at designated locations. 

Donations of unwrapped toys will be collected for Toys For Tots throughout the day and brought to Griswold Square on the corner of Main and Ferry Streets for a tree lighting and carol sing at 5 pm.  Free parking is available on village streets, in designated lots, and at Essex Town Hall.  For more information on the Essex Holiday Stroll, go to www.essexct.com or call the Essex Board of Trade at 860-767-3904.