Coventry Village plans Dec. 9 Holiday Fest
The Coventry Village neighborhood encourages everyone to shop local and get in the holiday spirit with a full day of free holiday events.
The 5th annual Coventry Village Holiday Festival will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9, noon to 11 p.m.
Among the many festivities scheduled are:
- Photos with Santa, Rudolph, Frosty and The Grinch;
- Ice-carving demonstrations;
- Coventry Holiday Cash coupon machine;
- Coventry merchant holiday window contest—take a stroll down Coventry Road and vote for your favorite;
- Lolly the Trolley Holiday Light Tour (Proceeds to benefit Heights Emergency Food Center);
- Winter storytime, holiday crafts, live music and karaoke;
- Outdoor fire with community caroling, complimentary hot chocolate and coffee;
- Holiday storytellers and poets roaming through the shops and sidewalks;
- Ugly-sweater bar crawl, led by Coventry Claus; and
- Istagram Scavenger Hunt—win prizes from your favorite Coventry spots.
In addition to the festival events, the Coventry Village merchants are joining in the fun and will host a variety of unique sales and special events in their stores. Free parking will be available at metered spaces on the day of the festival.
For a full list of special events, times and other details, visit www.coventryvillage.org.
Angela Hetrick is executive director of the Coventry Village Special Improvement District.