“Christmas In The City” Event This Friday

December 12, 2019

With only two Fridays left before Christmas, the City of Hamilton will be ramping up the festive spirit and offering an array of free entertainment on lower Reid Street on Friday, December 13th as shoppers take to the stores during late night shopping.

The City encourages all ‘gift seekers’ to take full advantage of the holiday shopping hours and explore and visit all of those Hamilton retailers offering extended opening hours.

Live performances by the Bermuda Jump Rope Federation, DanceSations, In Motion School of Dance, Gombey Warriors and Rated E will start at 6:00pm. PowerGirl Trina & Friends will be Christmas caroling through the streets while Steel Pan maestro Robert Symons and DJ Rusty G keep the tempo fun and festive.

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Senior Events & Marketing Coordinator for the City, Allison Tucker, said of the evening, “The holidays are here and we’re inviting families to come on out and enjoy all of the free entertainment that we have lined up for this Friday night on Reid Street during the holiday shopping season.

“In addition to the live performances we’ll be screening some Christmas movies for the kids and non-shoppers, and Sugar Shack will be offering a hands-on cookie and cupcake decorating demonstration. We’re encouraging everyone to come out and join in on all of the festive merriment on offer while buying Bermuda and supporting our local economy.”

The winning retailer of the City’s Christmas Window Decorating Contest will also be announced on Friday evening. Voting on FaceBook for the People’s Choice Award winner is open till 12:00pm on Friday.

The City has issued a traffic notice reflecting that Reid Street between Burnaby and Queen Streets will be closed as of 6:00pm to all motor vehicles and Reid Street between Parliament and Burnaby Streets will reduce to one lane of traffic while shoppers peruse the stores and enjoy the holiday entertainment.

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