Photo courtesy Beth Grant

Celebrate the Holiday Season with the Annual Parade & Tree Lighting in Downtown Plattsburgh!

Something magical is coming to Margaret Street in downtown Plattsburgh, NY on Saturday, December 2nd!

The City of Plattsburgh and Strand Center for the Arts are teaming up to present a full day of festive fun for North Country residents — “A Miracle on Margaret Street.” Join in the celebration with kids art activities and the annual Merry Mug fundraiser on the Strand Center’s front lawn, as well as a ticketed, live performance of the Nutcracker Ballet hosted in their historic theatre.

Photo courtesy Beth Grant

Be sure to check out the pre-parade holiday warm-up show featuring Fermata Nowhere and Center Stage Dance Studio on the Margaret Street stage. And finally, you won’t want to miss the “Winter Wonderland in the North Country!” themed Holiday Parade through downtown Plattsburgh and tree lighting on the Strand Center’s front lawn. For families looking for a quieter parade experience without sirens, music or flashing lights, there will be a quiet, sensory friendly zone on the parade route located at the South East corner of Brinkerhoff and Catherine Streets.

For more information on the schedule of events, visit the City of Plattsburgh’s Facebook event.

The City of Plattsburgh

Founded by Zephaniah Platt in 1785, the City of Plattsburgh is located on Lake Champlain in the northeast part of New York State about 20 miles south of the Canadian Border. The site of numerous historical events, including the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Valcour Island and the War of 1812’s Battle of Plattsburgh, it is also home to over a dozen public parks with athletic fields, playgrounds and community gardens, as well as a sprawling beach on the shore of Lake Champlain.

The Strand Center for the Arts

An active Arts Center and historic Theatre in downtown Plattsburgh, NY, the Strand Center for the Arts offers rich cultural experiences and arts education for all ages and skill levels in the visual arts, music, dance, literary arts, and more. Patrons from across the North Country and beyond can enjoy gallery exhibitions, artisan markets, community events, and live theatre performances year-round.