Join us on Saturday, November 27th (also known as Small Business Saturday) to kick-off the Holiday Season!
Downtown Manchester will be celebrating with a variety of activities for the whole family!
Holiday on Main
Sponsored by Mike Esposito, State Farm Insurance
12pm to 3pm : Downtown Activities
3:15pm : Santa Claus Comes to Town
Eat, Shop, Spend & Win
Pick up a Tic-Tac-Toe Board at the Welcome Tent. Complete shopping challenges to be entered to win prizes!
Enter to win a Holiday Wreath by making a purchase or booking a service at Creative Notions.
Enter to win fun product give-aways with a purchase at Sweet Pepper.
Letters to Santa
Stop by one of our North Pole Post Offices to write and mail a letter to Santa. Santa will write back if you include a self-addressed, stamped envelope! Post Offices can be found at: Foran’s Nutrition, Silk City Coffee, Life Family Chiropractic, Bistro on Main and The Firestone.
Give Back This Season
Stop by the Manchester Police Department Substation on Main Street to donate new toys, gift cards and financial donations for the Blue Angels and MPD Caravan of Giving. Gifts will be distributed to local youth on Christmas morning!
Visit the Giving Tree at Silk City Coffee to choose a gift to donate to a local family.
Shop, Shop, Shop!
The Market at 1115
Stop by The Firestone | Art Studio & Cafe to shop from over 40 local makers at their pop-up market from 10am to 2pm.
Silk City Coffee will host a pop-up with Window Box Farm.
Little Bird Clay Co. will host a pop-up with All Love Candles.
Beller’s Music will be having a one-day sale on guitars, ukeleles, and holiday song books!
Explore the History of the Manchester Road Race
Visit the Galleries at WORK_SPACE to view the exhibit highlighting the Manchester Road Race. While you are there, shop from local artists at the Gallery Shop. (Open 12-3)
Crafts & Facepainting & Activities
Stop by the Manchester Mall at 811 Main Street to participate in a variety of activities including a take-and-make craft (free while supplies last) and face painting ($5)!
Decorate an ornament at Life Family Chiropractic.
Pick up a Take & Make Craft at Creative Notions. While you are there enter to win a Holiday Wreath by making a purchase or booking a service!
Create a Hot Cocoa Jar at ML Fitness!
Stop by Bray Jewelers to spot the Elf on the Shelf to win a prize!
Visit Manchester Adult & Continuing Education to spin the Wheel of Prizes! Learn about meditation from one of the Continuing Education instructors.
Sales & More
Retro Junk: Buy $50 in Gift Certificate get Bonus $10
Natural Selection Vintage: One Day Sale!
Craftsmen Gallery: 50% Off ..Everything Must Go Retirement Sale!
21 Oak: Buy a $50 GIft Card and get Bonus $20; Buy $100 Gift Card and get Bonus $50!
Frog & Fable Antiques: One Day Sale!
Manchester Cheesecake Co. : Discount on Holiday Pre-Orders
The Cave: 25% Off Steins and Beer Signs
Photos with the CAST of Elf Jr.
Visit Silk City Coffee to have your photo taken with characters from Elf Jr. by CAST Children’s Theatre. Meet an elf and a reindeer!
Make Your Own Ornament
Decorate a wooden ornament at Life Family Chiropractic.
Holiday Caroling & Hot Chocolate
Stop by to join in some holiday caroling and enjoy free hot chocolate (while supplies last) on the patio outside 21 Oak.
Santa Claus (& MHS Winterguard) Comes to Town
Santa will arrive downtown at 3:15pm. Join us on the sidewalks along Main Street to watch our mini-parade as Santa rolls in! The Manchester High School Winterguard will also be a part of the parade!