Save the date: East Village Holiday Promenade, Friday, November 22

Eightteen years!! The 18th Annual Holiday Promenade in the Historic East Village is our official holiday kick-off event.

Mark your calendars, and plan to come: This year’s event will begin on Friday, Nov. 22, 5 – 9 p.m. and extend through the day on Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The East Village Holiday Promenade is always the Friday evening before Thanksgiving, making the event a great opportunity to stock up on the gourmet ingredients you’re going to need for preparing your Thanksgiving feast and holday season goodies.

(And to sweeten the deal, we’ll also have lots of tasty snacks, treats, and hors d’oeuvres on hand, just the thing to spark your holiday cooking imagination. )

Aside from the hundreds of twinkling lights sparkling as night falls, Promenade also has free horse-drawn trolley rides, visits with Santa Claus, carolers strolling around the neighborhood, ice skating and a traditional tree-lighting ceremony at Brenton Skating Plaza. and FIREWORKS!

AllSpice and our neighboring shops, restaurants and bars will have extended hours and treats on Promenade Friday.

Want to find out more? We’ll have up-to-the-minute news about Promenade on the AllSpice blog, and on the East Village Promenade Facebook page.