New West is Shining Bright this Holiday Season!

Photo courtesy of Downtown New West

’Tis the season to celebrate with friends and family, and if you’re looking for things to do in New West there’s no shortage of festivities to get you and your crew in the holiday spirit! Read on for a round up of some of the best and brightest shine bright events around town.

Holiday Food and Craft Market

If you’re fond of the farmers market throughout the year, you’re bound to love their Holiday Food and Craft Market. Located by City Hall, the market will be hosting musicians on both days along with more than 80 vendors! For schedules and a list of vendors, click here.

Shine Bright Shop Nights

On December 9th, 16th, and 23rd, head Downtown and tour the local shops and hottest spots during Downton New West’s Shine Bright Shop Nights! Admire the twinkling light installations around town while you enjoy free drinks, live music, or even capture memories with friends and family at a professional photo booth! Check out our self guided walking tour for more information.

Uptown Live Christmas

Local businesses, light displays, countless eateries and live music; what more could you want? Visit Uptown New West on Fridays and Saturdays this December for an Uptown Live Christmas, and spend an evening taking photos of lights and feeling the holiday cheer! Learn more here.

Shine Bright Winter Solstice Party

The longest night of the year allows for the biggest celebration as well! Register for the Shine Bright Winter Solstice Party to spend the night eating good food with loved ones and dance the night away to live music. With light displays installed by the Arts Council of New West and a dance mix from Royal City Sound, you’ll have the time of your life! Find the details here

Reasons for Seasons

If you’ve visited all other light shows and installations, but are still hungry to see more, then the Reasons for Seasons light show is for you! Three lovable and interactive creatures made of sustainable material from local parks will be installed all throughout New West starting December 1st, so why not stop by and say hello. Learn their names, where you can find them, and more here!

Looking for more fun and festive activities? Check out the full list of Shine Bright events and activations here! Don’t forget to share your adventures with us using the tag #MadeInNewWest!