It’s that wonderful time of year again as downtown Glen Cove puts on its holiday spirit. The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) has decorated with the able assistance of Damion Stavredes and the Glen Cove Beautification Commission. The Glen Cove Department of Public Works and National Grid play starring roles as the downtown prepares for the holidays.
Joseph M. Basile Electric Service is donating its services and labor to light the tree.
The annual tree lighting ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 26th at Glen Cove’s Village Square, at Glen and Bridge Streets.
1:30-3:45 PM: Horse & Carriage Rides- Santa arrives downtown via horse and carriage
The Matt Grabowski Holiday Group will provide holiday jazz at intervals during the day.
2:00-4:15 PM: Pictures with Santa sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union
3:45 PM: Last carriage ride loads
4:30 PM: Invocation led by Rev. Elisabeth Simpson, First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove. Community Candle lighting ceremony, Hon. Mayor Ralph Suozzi presiding.
5:00 PM: Santa arrives by fire truck- The Tree Lighting
Hot chocolate is sponsored by Henry’s Confectionery and Luncheonette
We are accepting leftover Halloween candy for Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Give Back, which will be sent to U.S. military members who are deployed in harm’s way.
We would like to thank the Glen Cove High School DECA students for their volunteer hours assisting at the Festival. We also wish to thank Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department, and the Glen Cove Auxiliary Police.
For more information please call the Glen Cove Downtown BID at 759-6970, or visit www.glencovedowntown.org.