Coventry Village plans Dec. 9 Holiday Fest

Coventry Claus poses with a canine visitor.

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

Angela Hetrick

Angela Hetrick is executive director of the Coventry Village Special Improvement District.

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Volume 10, Issue 12, Posted 10:04 AM, 12.04.2017