Hamilton for the Holidays: Shop, dine, and gather in Hamilton with friends and family! Hamilton for the Holidays includes over a month of festivities. Discover the full list of holiday events at www.thisishamiltonny.com. Parking is free anytime at the Village lot located on Payne Street behind the Village Office and along curbside during late night shopping hours.
Join us on December 1 at 6:00pm for the annual Night of Lights on the Hamilton Village Green; celebrate the warmth and spirit of the holidays with hot chocolate and snacks, wagon rides, Santa’s arrival, caroling, and the lighting of the holiday tree. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides on December 2, December 9, and December 16 from 3:00-5:00pm at the Colgate Inn on Payne Street. Want to visit Santa without traveling to the North Pole? He is excited to see you at Parry’s Hardware on December 9 and December 23 from 10:00am-1:00pm. From holiday concerts and movies to cookie making with Mrs. Claus, there is something for everyone.
Looking for unique holiday gifts? Local shops are bursting with the perfect present for him and her. Join us for our Village-Wide Holiday Open House on November 17. Enjoy a night of special sales, refreshments, and restaurant deals. Preview the holiday merchandise at your local shops, and support the community. Most shops will remain open until 7:00pm. The event will kick-off our Late Night Shopping Campaign; every Friday from November 17-December 22, shops will stay open until 7:00pm. Shop local for genuine service and super products.
Get your holiday spirit on with the second Hamilton House Decorating Contest. The winners will not only receive $250 to spend locally for the Holidays but will also select a local non-profit that will receive another $250. To enter, fill out the form on thisishamiltonny.com or at the Mid-York Weekly by December 10.
Holidays in Hamilton is sponsored by the Hamilton Business Alliance in partnership with Hamilton Village, Hamilton Rotary, and sponsors: Community Bank, Village Wine and Spirits, Dougherty Pharmacy, College Orthopaedics, NBT, Hamilton Hearing, Susie Gustafson Real Estate, Eagle River Realty, Suzanne L. Martin Real Estate, and Hamilton Village Real Estate.