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2014 Glens Falls Region Holiday Guide

It's that time of year again and Glens Falls, NY and the surrounding area are ready to get you in the holiday spirit! The region has annual events, festive family fun, and shopping destinations for all your gifts and decorating needs! Get ready for the holidays and celebrate the season right here in Glens Falls!

Top Annual Events

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You won't want to miss these annual holiday events in the Glens Falls Region! The holiday season is a great time to get involved in the community or get out and see what the area has to offer.

These annual holiday events will not disappoint! They have been going on for years and are extremely popular, including...

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2014 Holiday Events

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Local Gift Ideas For 2014

Christmas Gifts

Wondering what to get that special someone or even a secret santa? We've got some ideas that will help you give a great gift! Our Gift Guide offers tips on local shopping!
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Decorating Inspiration

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Get your house ready for the season! Whether you want to go all out and create a winter wonderland or simply want to add a touch of holiday cheer, decorate your house with ideas from our Holiday Decorating Guide. We even have ways to get your kids involved in the fun!
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Festive Foods

Fancy Holiday Meal

There is nothing better than a home cooked meal during the holidays. Here are some recipes and tips for Holiday Food that you, your family, and the entire party are sure to love!
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Season Stress? Relax!

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Don't let the season overwhelm you. Read our tips to a Stress-free Holiday! You can enjoy the season and get all you need to do completed with ease.
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Don't Just Get, GIVE!

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As you're planning your elaborate holiday meals, gifts and parties... shopping for that perfect outfit or pair of shoes... don't forget to think of those who are less fortunate this holiday season.
Check the list of some great local charities »

Holiday Trivia Challenge

Holiday Trivia

From holiday songs to movies, cartoons and more, discover a holiday trivia game that will keep your friends and family guessing! Here we provide a few questions to get you started!
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Mother-In-Law? Check!

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She may have been the hardest person to check off your list in previous years, but not this year! We've pulled together some great tips along with a few great gift ideas for her. Take a look.
See 5 great gift ideas for your mother-in-law »

100 Stocking Stuffers

Fill your family's stockings with a few surprises! Check out our stocking stuffers ideas list and get creative this year. There are tons of simple ideas for men, women and children!
See our stocking stuffer ideas »

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Regional Events

  • Post-Star Holiday Parade
    The Annual Post Star Holiday Parade will take place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, November 23, 2014. Maintaining the tradition of being held the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will travel north on Route 9, starting at Carriage Traders and Kingpin's Alley Family Fun Center through the village of South Glens Falls. The parade will showcase more than 110 entries which include community groups, bands, floats, marchers and costumed characters. The event concludes with a special guest, Santa Claus!
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  • Glens Falls Tree Lighting Ceremony
    On December 5, 2014 don't miss the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in City Park. Starting at 5:45 pm, watch as the tree is lit for the first time! You'll also get to hear carols, talk to Santa, drink hot chocolate, and enjoy fun activities!
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  • 2014 Hometown Holiday Downtown Celebration
    As part of Hometown Holiday, Downtown Glens Falls businesses will have refreshments and festive fun activities on Friday, December 5th! The streets will be filled with families enjoying entertainment -- like carolers, live reindeer, and even Saxophone Santa!
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  • Salem's Annual Holiday Parade 2014
    The Parade will kick-off at 5pm from Salem Art Works, winding through the Village streets and passing in front of the Judging Stand at the Village Park where Crystal Burch of Krystal’s Lyttle DJ Service will emcee the event.
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  • 23rd Annual North Country Festival of Trees
    Kick off the holiday season and start getting in the spirit with The North Country Festival of Trees at the Queensbury Hotel!
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