Enjoy everybody’s favorite holiday kick-off in everybody’s favorite neighborhood with the 12th Annual Holiday Promenade on Friday November 22nd from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.!
Spend quality time with Santa at The State Historical Building from 5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. and Brenton Plaza from 6:15 p.m. – 7 p.m. Enjoy caroling, ice skating, sparkling holiday lights, festive surprises and your favorite boutique’s holiday open house from 5 p.m. -9 p.m.
Relax with a free horse-drawn hay rack ride from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the corner of East 5th and Walnut. Top off your evening with a delicious dinner and glass of cheer at one of over 20 East Village eateries!
Shopping maps and event information will be available at Brenton Skating Plaza and the State Historical Building from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
As you stroll through the neighborhood, peek into the festively decorated windows and vote for your favorite! Access your ballot on your smartphone with the QR code or website address listed at each participating businesses! Voting will end on December 12th! Lucky winners will be announced on December 13th!
*NEW IN 2013: Late Night Fridays in the Village! Many of your favorite East Village shops will have extended holiday hours every Friday from Promenade until Christmas. More details, including list of participating stores, coming soon!
reprinted from the eastvillagedesmoines.com website