Uptown Sparkles . An Old Fashioned Holiday Open House – December 4, 2015

Uptown Sparkles! Friday, December 4, 2015

“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks
dressed in holiday style
in the air there's a feeling of Christmas…”

Imagine horse-drawn trolley rides, festive carollers spreading seasonal glad tidings as they meander the historic uptown streets.? Shops, lit and warm, welcome visitors with gingerbread, hot cider, and personal greeting as only speciality boutiques and shops can.?

This evening will be a unique holiday experience and create memories that will last a life time.? Bring a date, get some friends together, or treat your family to this charming uptown tradition.?

5pm – 8pm ?FREE?Horse-drawn Trolley Rides around King's Square?(Trolley stop at King Square North Bus Stop)

6pm – 7pm ?Carolling by Rothesay Kings and Saint John Rotary Children's Choirs in King's Square,?FREE coffee and cookies

5pm – 8pm ?Delight in the sounds of Victorian Carollers from The East Coast Carolling Co.?meandering the charming uptown streets

7pm – 9pm ?Stroll through 'The Market at Night' in support of Harbour Lights. ?You only see our historic City Market like this once a year and it's MAGICAL!

Starting at 5pm in the?Market Square Atrium?- Enjoy treats, holiday cheer and giveaways from Santa's Elves, as well as a performance from ECMA winner Becka deHaan!

Starting at 5pm in?Centre Court, Brunswick Square?- Larissa King & Sarah Hebert entertain, 5/6pm. ?Visit Santa from 6-8pm. ?The East Coast Caroling Co., 6-8pm. ?Visit participating retailers for free food and drink

Starting at 5pm in the Shops of City Hall, enjoy the seasonal sounds of St. Malachys String Ensemble, and St. Malachys students caroling along the streets with candycanes for all!

Starting at 5pm, Uptown Sparkles activity brought to us by the merchants of?Prince William Street?- Complementary Chestnut Roasting, S'mores, barbecue and street music!

Special Treat from the SJ Parking Commission – Uptown Street Parking? FREE PARKING after 5pm

Beginning at 5pm,?stop by as many businesses uptown as you can, everyone has some uptown holiday joy to share!

Market Square:

New Brunswick Museum Shop, Market Square, Level 1
As part of Uptown Sparkles, An Old Fashioned Holiday Uptown Open House, join the Museum Shop for an evening of holiday splendor with refreshments and specials!? New products that will please everyone on your holiday list! Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate and cookie. With purchase, enter to win NBM Holiday Gift Basket featuring beautiful New Brunswick made products and NBM Membership for a year. Gift with Purchase! Spend $100 or more and receive a free copy of NBM?s Portraits: New Brunswick Painters or spend $50 and receive a copy for $10.

Walsh Luggage, Market Square, Level 1
Up to 40% off select Guess bags ?Drop in for a sweet treat!

Ryan Duffy's, Market Square, Level 2
Hot Chocolate and Speciality Coffee

Manchester Shoe Salon, Market Square, Level 2
Special evening discount, gift wrapping and holiday snacks!?

Element5 Spa, Market Square, Level 2
Come in to see our new renovations! ?Take a tour from our models who will be showcasing fabulous holiday party hair and makeup. ?Specials, gift packs and 15% off regular priced products.

The Foxes Den, Market Square, Level 1
Hot Cider and cookies

Inspire Collections, Market Square, Level 1
25% off all fall clothing and 50% off costume jewelry

Saint John Ale House, Market Square, Level 1
Live entertainment by Bill Brayley in the pub beginning at 10:30pm

Samuel & Co., Market Square, Level 1
Tax-free storewide

Envy – Market Square, Level 2
Tax-free storewide

Brunswick Square:

L'il Shop of Science, Brunswick Square, Level 1
Tax-free from 5-8pm

Decor8, Brunswick Square, Level 1
Tax-free night. ?Free gift with purchase over $10

Perfumes Plus, Brunswick Square, Level 1
Serving holiday treats and complimentary makeup demos

Je Suis Prest,?Brunswick Square, Level 2
We will be offering sweets and treats!? We are tax free store wide and?with every purchase over $100 you will receive a complimentary pair of socks.

Ready Man, Brunswick Square, Level 2
We will be offering sweets and treats!? We are tax free store wide and?with every purchase over $100 you will receive a complimentary pair of socks.

Lol?, Brunswick Square, Level 2
Warm up with mulled cider and cookies. ?Enjoy in-store specials and a free gift with every purchase

Paddington Station, Brunswick Square, Level 2
Free face-painting for kids and treats to enjoy!

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Baubles,?Brunswick Square, Level 3
Serving our famous Baubles cookies, a Christmas tradition at the store for 22 years

Colwell's Men, Brunswick Square, Level 3
Enjoy the holidays with the gents from Colwell's Men

Prince William Street:

Special Uptown Sparkles activity brought to us by the merchants of Prince William Street – Complimentary?Chestnut Roasting and S'mores, Barbecue and street music!


Liquid Gold Tasting Bar, 80 Prince William Street
Mulled Wine, salt-cod croquettas with spicy aioli, grilled skirt steak & chimichurri crostini, roasted butternut squash, chevre & candied and spiced pumpkin seeds on polenta crisps.

Java Moose, 84 Prince William Street
Enjoy a stroll down Prince William Street and enjoy a HOLIDAY EGG NOG LATTE for an Old Fashioned Price of 2 bits ($2.00 bucks)

Piece O'Cake Custom Creations, 91 Prince William Street
FREE mini holiday cupcakes (while supplies last)

Scheherazade Books & Music,?97 Prince William Street ?- ?Serving Hot Apple cider and home-made candy

Fishy Chores, 101 Prince William Street
Come in and visit this unique artisan, always showcasing unique, holiday style! ? ? ? ?

Cobalt Art Gallery,?109 Prince William Street
Live music and refreshments!

Retro & Rust, 175 Prince William Street
Come in and see this new decor store and enjoy?scotch cookies and a beverage. Also, artist Shelia Howell will be in house.

Craftology, 177 Prince William Street
All?original, unique, hand crafted, local items and have? gifts for all ages, tastes and pets too !!

Germain Street
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Collectables,?88 Germain Street
In-store fashion show, light refreshments!?

The Feel Good Store,?89 Germain Street
Christmas tea, eggnog and treats from The Simple Pantry, feel good discounts and Christmas frivolity!

Good Fibrations, 90 Germain Street
Free Candycane decorations for kids, demos of making ornaments and enjoy cookies and cider

Heartbreak Boutique, 94 Germain Street
Tax-free. ?With each purchase, you will be entered into a draw to win a sweater of your choice.

Exchange on Germain, 117 Germain Street
Hot apple cider and holiday cookies. ?With every purchase, shoppers will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate

Historical Antiques & Collectables, 122 Germain Street

Come in for some hot chocolate and cookies!

Backstreet Records, 124 Germain Street
Celebrate at Backstreet Records with special holiday music

Trinity Galleries, 128 Germain Street
Celebrate 20 years at Trinity Galleries with champagne, prizes, draw, and a room full of works for 20% off!

Charlotte Street

Heroes' Beacon, 25 Charlotte Street
Stop by and enjoy one of our demo games and refreshments

Princess Street

Hayward & Warwick,?85 Princess Street
Stop in and enjoy some sweets and punch

Keirstead's Flower Shop,?143 Charlotte Street
Come and experience the always enchanting seasonal decor at Keirstead's Flower Shop

Water Street

Suite Serendipity, 44 Water Street

Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan demos and Free Workshop draw

King Street

Handworks, 12 King Street
Enjoy refreshments, featured artist Rene Collins, one of the galleries most popular artists.

Second Cup, 16 King Street

Buy any hot chocolate and receive second one free (same size) -?Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate,?Vanilla Bean Hot Chocolate,?White Hot Chocolate,?Hot Chocolate

Freak Lunchbox,?18 King Street
Tax-Free for the evening, 5-10pm

The Butterfly Shoppe, 36 King Street
Hot Chocolate bar and 25% off everything sale

Pristine, 56 King Street
Come in for food, drinks, specials and music from DJ Cutro

Emerald Aesthetics, 56 King Street

Sparkle up your nails for the holiday with Kyla, $15 tonight

Olivier Soaps, 70 King Street
Free Mayan hot chocolate and with every purchase receive a free Organic Lip Balm

Savi Apparel and Piercing,?73 King Street
50% off clothing, discount cards for 15% off any body piercing, 25% off any hair salon services, handing out hot chocolate and candycanes

Vogue Optical,?75 King Street
Come in and enter our draw for a gift card and enjoy cookies and cider

Urban Shoe Myth, 78 King Street
Serving festive treats and champagne

Silver Daisy, 80 King Street
Stop in for some festive holiday cheer!

Taste of Egypt, 87 King Street – Come in and enjoy Adrian Thornton playing guitar from 6-9pm

The Corn Crib, 88 King Street
10% off all gift certificate purchases

Canterbury Street:

Buckland Merrifield Gallery, 38 Canterbury Street
Come and see one of a kind art jewellery by Trudy Gallagher and Sandra Tremblay

King Square, South

Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South
Free treats, theatre tours, a reading from Dickens' A Christmas Carol

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