Littleton’s Candlelight Walk and Elf Crawl set for Thanksgiving weekend

Santa in Candlelight Walk paradeCandlelight Walk

Littleton’s Candlelight Walk and Tree Lighting will take place Friday, November 25, 2016. The 33rd annual event will feature more holiday entertainment than ever before, including the Heritage High School Brass, a Santa’s workshop display, and a holiday float adorned with a glittering ice princess and dancing elves. The entire event culminates with Santa illuminating more than one million lights in downtown.

Additional entertainment will be provided by the Arapahoe Community College Choir, Leawood Elementary Choir, Littleton High School Choir, St. Mary’s Choir, Acapella Noel Singers and the Colorado Fire Tribe. Longtime Littleton resident and television news anchor Anne Trujillo will emcee the evening.

Entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m. Santa Claus will make his way down Main Street at 6:30 p.m. Visit Santa’s reindeer at Bradford Auto Body, Inc. (2659 West Main Street) and drink delicious hot cider provided by Western Welcome Week at Bega Park, Town Hall Arts Center and Bradford Auto Body. Candles are available for 50 cents. Bradford Auto Body, Inc., will accept drop-off donations of non-perishable food for Integrated Family Community Services (IFCS) or toys for the Arapahoe Santa Claus shop.

Main Street will be closed to traffic at 4 p.m. Free parking is available at Arapahoe Community College, the Littleton Center and the Arapahoe County Building. Call 303-795-3863 for more information.

Elf Crawl ParticipantsDowntown Littleton Elf Crawl

The 3rd annual Downtown Littleton Elf Crawl will take place Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 7-10 p.m. Participants are encouraged to kick off the holiday season by visiting downtown earlier and shop “Small Business Saturday.”

It’s $25 to join in the fun and includes a donation to IFCS, an elf hat and drink tickets to participating establishments: Jake’s Brew Bar, Legacy Vineyards, McKinner’s Pizza Bar, Merle’s Restaurant, Ned Kelly’s Irish Pub, Olde Towne Tavern, Smokin’ Fins, Rocker Spirits and Tavern Littleton. Also on hand, pouring local tastes, will be 38 State Brewing Company, Locavore Beer Works and Saint Patrick’s Brewing Company. Costumes are absolutely encouraged.

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