Lewiston Christmas Walk Weekend Events

  • December 1-4, 2022
  • All Day
  • Lewiston, NY

The annual Lewiston Christmas Walk weekend will take place December 1 - 4 in the historic Village of Lewiston.  Center Street is full of holiday spirit!  Many of the storefronts will offer special activities, treats, promotions and great shopping sales. The weekend activities start on Thursday, December 1st with the Holiday Market at the Brickyard Brewing Company and conclude with the Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade on Sunday, December 4th at 5:30pm on Center Street.

Key events are as follows with a full schedule of events below.

~Thursday, Dec 1- Shops Open! Holiday Market at Brickyard Brewing Co.  4-9pm

~ Friday, Dec 2 - Shops Open! Tree lighting at Academy Park 7pm

~ Saturday, Dec 3 - Shops Open! Santa arrives at 11:30 at Academy Park and will promenade to the Peace Garden.  Santa in the Peace Garden from Noon – 4pm. Activities in Village through 4pm.   Free Carriage rides from Noon –3pm.  Petting Zoo at Hennepin Park from Noon – 4pm.

~ Sunday, Dec 4 - Shops Open! Free carriage rides Noon – 3pm. Petting Zoo at Hennepin Park from Noon – 4pm. Street closed at 3:30pm. Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade on Center St at 5:30pm!

“The holiday season isn’t complete without a visit to historic Lewiston during the Christmas Walk” stated Jennifer Pauly, President of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce.  “The 2nd annual Christmas Lights parade is a tradition showcasing the Village with all of the beautiful lights!  Lewiston is truly a magical place during the Holiday season!”

Full schedule of events below.

Send your Letter to Santa
Get your letters written and delivered to Santa, right here in Lewiston!  The red regulation sized mailbox on Center St. will deliver your letter directly to the North Pole!  The mail box can be found outside The Spicey Pickle (463 Center St.) You & Me and Hurtin 4 Curtains. Any letters addressed to Santa that are placed in the box by December 17th will receive a response before Christmas!  This is not a U.S. Postal Service mail box.  Letters will go to the North Pole only! 

Niagara River Region Gift Certificates
Looking for the perfect gift to give this holiday season?  Give the gift of "local" this year with a Niagara River Region Gift Certificate.  Purchase a gift certificate in any amount and redeem it at over sixty-five businesses! Each gift certificate comes in a personalized envelope accompanied by a listing of businesses where they can redeem the certificate.   A complete list of participants is available online at www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com.  Gift certificates are available at the Chamber Office (895 Center Street) or online.

Lewiston Wreath
Take your family photo at the Lewiston Wreath, located at Apple Granny Restaurant (433 Center Street, Lewiston). The seven-foot wreath is decorated with fresh greens from Bradt Tree Farm!

Schedule of events (updated daily)

Thursday, December 1, 2022
~Businesses are Open (hours vary).

~Holiday Market 4pm - 9pm (Brickyard Brewing Company)
Lewiston Holiday Market at the Brickyard Brewing Company
Everyone's favorite indoor holiday market is back at the Brickyard Brewing Company! Presented by Willow Consulting.

Friday, December 2, 2022  
~Businesses are open (hours vary). 
~Village Tree Lighting 7pm  Academy Park Bandshell
A tradition of lighting the Holiday Tree and entertainment.  Performances will include live music and dance performances.  For more information, call 716-754-1990

Saturday, December 3, 2022
~Businesses are open (hours vary). 
~WEEKEND UPDATE: Santa's arrival in Lewiston will take place at 11:30am on Saturday beginning at Academy Park and promenading down Center Street to the Peace Garden where he will greet children.

**Unfortunately due to the impending wind and rain Santa's Elves with Skydive the Falls will not be flying in on Saturday. We look forward to a great Christmas Walk Weekend.**
Santa to greet Children at the Bicentennial Peace Garden from Noon - 4pm

Free Carriage Rides – Noon – 3pm
Free Petting Zoo at Hennepin Park – Noon – 4pm

Sunday, December 4, 2022
~Businesses are open (hours vary). 
~Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade
Sunday, December 4, 2022  5:30pm Center Street
*Please note – Center Street will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 3:30pm.
Free Carriage Rides – Noon – 3pm
Free Petting Zoo at Hennepin Park – Noon – 4pm

Dec 3 & 4 - Saturday & Sunday Business Activities

All Dolled Up Beauty Bar  - 421 Center Street, Lewiston
Elsa and Anna will be serving hot cocoa from the Beauty Bus and offering tinsel and braids for hair!

Antique to Chic –
536 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday & Sunday - Old fashioned Christmas shopping experience with a unique variety of gifts, vintage Holiday décor and hand crafted items.  From jewelry to purses to vintage LPs to collectibles, there is something for everyone on your list!  Join us for sweet treats, Super Santa Sale items and draw a coupon for up to 30% off one regular priced item!

Balanced Infusions – 705 Center Street, Lewiston (Side Door Suite 4)
Thursday 12/1 5pm – 9pm - Tiny Trees Infusion $75.00 ,  B-12 Injections $15.00  *Vitamin B, C and minerals (Fights fatigue, inflammation, helps immunity.
Friday 12/2 4pm – 9pm – Holiday Helper IV (immunity) $125.00  Immunity Booster
Saturday 12/3  - Santa Baby IV $125.00, B-12 injections $15.00, Vitamin D $20.00  * Helps your hair, nails, skin, energy
Sunday 12/4 – Rocking around the Christmas Tree IV $125.00 * Vitamins & mineral detox before the holidays. 

Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop – 444 Center Street Suite 1, Lewiston
Saturday - Tapping BlackBird Cider Works Christmas Cider & other Christmas beers!  We will be opening early at 10am for your holiday shopping and celebrations!  Create a kid-friendly snowflake with the JFS (Jewish Family Services) of WNY – Adults and children both welcome from Noon – 2pm.

Center of Renewal at Stella Niagara -  4421 Lower River Road, Stella Niagara
Thursday, December 1 – Advent Season An Evening of Prayer. 5pm – 8pm.  Pre-registration is required. Call 716-754-7376 Ext. 1 or 2   $230 Registration.

Century 21 Winklhofer – 625 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday – Open House at Century 21!  Stop in during the Christmas Walk!

Deal Realty –
451 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday – From 1-4pm join us for complimentary refreshments, giveaways and a free holiday craft for the children!

DeGiulio’s Pharmacy –
220 Portage Rd, Lewiston
Saturday Only 15% off all items on the Gift Side of the Pharmacy!

Flip Burger - 105 Portage Rd, Lewiston
Saturday & Sunday -  from 11-3pm We will offer a free French Fry with a purchase of a Burger for the Xmas walk.  Customers will receive a Free $10 gift card for every $25 gift card purchased.

Just Desserts by Aimee – 476 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday & Sunday - $3 decorate your own Christmas Cookie while supplies last!  Can be purchased inside with decorating outside.

Lewiston Fire Co #1 - 145 N. 6th Street, Lewiston
Saturday - Chowder sale from  Noon to sell-out!

Kin Loch Farmstead – 4299 Ridge Road, Lockport
Saturday 11am – 4pm. Holiday Market at Kin Loch Barn!  Enjoy 15 local artisans for a holiday shopping experience!  The barn will be decked out in holiday décor and the hot chocolate will be flowing!  Kin Loch is not heated.

Orange Cat Coffee Co. – 703 Center Street, Lewiston
10% off ALL bulk coffee & tea!  Enter our drawing to win a basket filled with OC goodies!

Power City Eatery at Gallo Pronto - 402 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday and Sunday from 9am - 3pm

Purely Pediatrics – 700 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday – On December 3rd from Noon – 2pm we will have a special “Grinchy” surprise that every child can decorate and wear on the Christmas Walk!

Queen B’s Cottage –
475 Ridge Street, Lewiston
Saturday – Hot Chocolate and more!  Raffle to win!  1st Prize $25 Gift Certificate 2nd Prize Candle.

Research and Design – 721 Center Street, Lewiston
10% off store wide sale!  Holiday music, treats and free gift wrapping!  Extended holiday hours!

Revamped New York, Inc. – 484 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday – Hair Braiders from 11 – 6pm  Tinsel in colors!

Sanborn Lewiston Farm Museum - 2660 Saunders Settlement Rd, Sanborn
Sunday, December 4th Christmas Caroling at the Treichler Building at 2pm
Public invited!  Bring a dish to share! 

Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces, Etc. – 444 Center Street, Side Unit 4, Lewiston
Saturday & Sunday – Enter to win $50 gift certificate and a Sgt. Peppers T Shirt with any purchase of $10 or more!  Drawing on December 20th

St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church – 620 Center Street, Lewiston
Saturday 1pm – Lewiston Choraleers Holiday Concert. Open to the public with a general admission fee of $5 (Children 12 and under admitted free).

"Tune it Up" String Trio at Orange Cat Coffee Co. (703 Center Street, Lewiston). NOON. Enjoy live music with Jack, James and Liam performing holiday music.

You & Me – 467 Center Street, Lewiston
Come mail your letters to Santa and grab a special treat!


Ongoing December Events

December 10 - Christmas in the Village of Youngstown
Stop by the Village of Youngstown Red Brick Hall for vendors, music and more 10am - 4pm!

December 10 & 11- Bella Rose Vineyard & Winery – 1243 Ridge Road, Lewiston
Lewiston Grand Bazaar Noon – 5pm

December 10 & 11 - Christmas At the Farm - Sanborn Farm Museum (2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn)  11am - 4pm .Presented by the Sanborn Business & Professional Association, The Town of Lewiston and Sanborn Area Historical Association.  Kids Activities ages 2-10,  - Frost a cookie, Santa store, basket auction, Santa, Lunch Available $ 11:30. 

December 10 & 17 - Old Fort Niagara Christmas By Candlelight
6:30pm. Tour Old Fort Niagara and the French Castle, lit entirely by candles. Enjoy holiday decorations by the Youngstown Garden Club. Meet historical characters and witness the firing of the grand feu de joie.  Capacity is limited to 250 persons per night. 

December 11 – Messiah Lutheran Church Lewiston Choraleers Holiday Concert
Open to the public with a general admission fee of $5 (Children 12 and under admitted free).

December 16 - Christmas with Harmonia
St. Mary of the Cataract Church  237 4th St, Niagara Falls
Festive favorites, traditional carols, and swingin’ jazz!
Tickets available online   12 & Under Free

December 17 - First Ladies Quartet & Christmas Caroling
Sanborn Farm Museum (2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn) 6:30pm!  Cookies and snacks, coffee and tea! Free! Donations accepted.

December 17 - Native American Benefit Concert
Lewiston Opera House  732 Center St  Lewiston
Admission: A new toy, or article of clothing for a child ages birth - 17 years old.  All proceeds will benefit native children.  Performances by: Tonemah, Ernie Palmer, Jason Mirek, Joseph Mahfoud and a visit from Santa!  

December 17 – Santa Dinner at Niagara Crossing Hotel
Make your reservation for the Santa Dinner at Niagara Crossing!  4pm – 7pm Adults $25.00, Children ages 4-10 $10.50, Children under 3 free. Call to make a reservation 716.754.9070

December 17 - Christmas with Harmonia
Assumption Church  435 Amherst St, Buffalo
Festive favorites, traditional carols, and swingin’ jazz!
Tickets available online   12 & Under Free

December 18 - Christmas with Harmonia
St. Joseph University Parish  3269 Main St, Buffalo
Festive favorites, traditional carols, and swingin' jazz!
Tickets available online     12 & Under Free

December 21 - American Red Cross Blood Drive
First Presbyterian Church  505 Cayuga Dr, Lewiston  11:30 - 6:30pm
Register online at www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767

December 31 – New Years Eve Celebration at the Niagara Crossing Hotel and Spa
7pm – 1am  Dinner, Music and Open Bar.  $110 per person.  Call to make a reservation 716.754.9070



Kris Kringle Sponsor

Carmelo's Coat of Arms
Howard Hannah Real Estate
New York State Assemblyman Angelo Morinello
Rich’s Expert Door
Tedesco Enterprises, LLC
Tim Hortons / CRB Holdings, Inc.

North Pole Letters Sponsor
Spicey Pickle
You and Me Women's Clothing Boutique
Hurtin' for Curtains

Silver Bell Sponsor
Antique to Chic
Artpark & Company
Hardison Funeral Homes, Inc.
Inspirations on Canvas
Orange Cat Coffee Co.
Purely Pediatrics
Queen B’s Cottage
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
The Rose Hanger
Stuart Sports
The Village Bake Shoppe
The Village Vet of Lewiston
Warren’s Village Hardware