The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) in coordination with area businesses and organizations will host the annual Holiday Shopping & Dining Night on Friday, December 1st, 2017 as part of the 8th Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas Celebration. Shopping and Dining Night is an opportunity to take advantage of great specials and promotions, support Ticonderoga Area Businesses, visit the Holiday Farmers Market, listen to live music, and get into the holiday spirit. New this year will be the Parade of Lights as part of this event which is being coordinated by the Ticonderoga Fire Department.
Participating businesses will be open until 8:00 PM and will have a Shopping & Dining Night Snowflake displayed. They will also be listed in the Holiday Shopping & Dining Guide created by the Chamber. Free raffles will be held throughout Downtown Ticonderoga sponsored by the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership.
Live Christmas music and carols will also be part of the event including from the NCCC Victorian Strolling Choir, Girl Scouts, and Ti’Coustics. Additional music may be announced. Visit the TACC facebook page for details.
For the second year the Ticonderoga Area Farmers’ Market will have a Holiday Farmers Market on Friday, December 1st from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Chamber Office in Downtown Ticonderoga. A number of farmers and vendors will be set up inside the Chamber offering a variety of local products.
New this year will be the Parade of Lights throughout the Ticonderoga Business Districts & surrounding areas from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. Community members and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy the parade of lights along with holiday music. Businesses, organizations, and community members are encouraged to participate (vehicles, floats, etc.). You must register with the Ticonderoga Fire Department. The parade will start at the Ti Fire Dept., go down Montcalm St. up the Portage, over Alexandria Ave., down Champlain Ave., across Father Joques, up Lake George Ave., across Alexandria Ave., down Lord Howe St. up Wicker St. down Burgoyne Ave., back up Montcalm St., around Liberty Monument, and then return to the Fire Department.
“We encourage people to Shop & Dine Local within the Ticonderoga Area on Friday, December 1st and throughout the year. This is a wonderful night of Holiday magic where the community can show their support of the Chamber Members throughout the Ticonderoga Area. I would like to thank all of the participating businesses and volunteers who make this event possible. Please show your love for your community. Support your community, friends, and neighbors. Each purchase made locally makes a huge impact. Think Local. Shop! Spend! Support! Your Community – Your Future,” stated Matthew Courtright – TACC Executive Director.
Shopping & Dining Guides (promotions & specials) are available at the Chamber Office, online at www.ticonderogany.com, and at participating businesses.
Participating businesses include Adirondack Lanes, Burgoyne Grill/Best Western Plus, Burleigh’s Luncheonette, Christopher Chevrolet Buick, Eddie’s Restaurant, Hidden Treasures, Hot Biscuit Diner, Keith’s Market, LaChute Books, Libby’s Bakery Café, McDonalds of Ticonderoga, Maplefields/Amato’s, Montcalm Liquors, Optics of Ticonderoga, Sentinel Grille, Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, Stewarts Shops of Ticonderoga, St. Mary’s School, Sugar & Spice Country Shoppe, The Country Florist & Gifts, The Downtown Gallery/Ti Arts, The Pub/Madden’s, Ticonderoga Historical Society, Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-Op, TiNY Wellness Center, Tractor Supply Company, Your Quilt Shoppe, Wagon Wheel Restaurant, and Wal-Mart of Ticonderoga.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is also a Tiny Tim Program and Local Food Pantry Drop off location until Friday, December 8, 2017. All donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
For more information on the Holiday Shopping & Dining Night or the 8th Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas, contact the Chamber Office at 518-585-6619 or visit www.ticonderogany.com or the Chambers facebook page.