Uptown Sparkles Day 2 – Friday, December 6Back to Calendar
Sparkles festivities all evening uptown including the Mayor’s Tree Lighting, Horse and Trolley Rides, Carollers, our Sparkles Princess and much more!
5-9pm: CentreBeam Holiday Craft Market
5:30-8:30pm: East Coast Carollers sharing Holiday Harmonies on the streets of uptown
6pm: Mayor’s Tree Lighting, Loyalist Plaza
6-7pm: Harbour View Choral Ensemble in King’s Square
6-7pm: The Wave and Country 94, along with McDonalds will be passing out FREE cookies and coffee in King’s Square
6-8pm: Holiday Sax Music, Various Streets Uptown
Watch for the Uptown Sparkles Snow Princess as she spreads glad tidings all evening
Parking is free from 5pm onward
Horse Drawn Trolley Rides
City Market is closed in the evening for special viewing of a magical transformation
Harbourview Children’s/Youth Choir Kings Square
Stop by these businesses for special holiday celebrations and treats:
Instincts salon 149 Union Street
Instincts Salon will be open on Friday evening and offering 15% off all of our products, we carry the Redken line here. Other than that we will have some Christmas cheer, some snacks, and just a festive, social environment.
L Models 162 Union Street
L Models would like to extend an invitation to the public to visit our new Modelling studio and multi purpose “Vogue” room on December 6th from 5-10 p.m. We will be providing tours of the newly restored 19th century property located at 162 Union St, as well as have Models on hand giving out treats and spreading Holiday cheer!
Visitors 145 Union Street
Visitors will be open until 10 pm on Friday evening when we will be offering hot apple cider and holiday cookies. For entertainment, there will be a DJ spinning records in the shop.
Jones Gallery 1 Charlotte Street
With any artwork purchase during Uptown Sparkles (Thurs 10-8, Fri 10-10 or Sat 10-5) customers will be entered into a draw for a chance to win a Sarah Jones painting (valued at $2000). The draw will happen on Saturday at 5 pm.
Gallery hours for Uptown Sparkles are Thursday 10-8, Friday 10-10, and Saturday 10-5.
We will be featuring our Small Works exhibition by gallery artists throughout Uptown Sparkles.
Small Works Party – Friday, December 6, 5-10 PM . Featuring new small works by gallery artists, including Mike Gough, Heather Millar, Jared Peters, Kristina Søbstad, Lorne Power, Sarah Jones, Dan Xu, and Emilie Grace Lavoie. Refreshments provided.
The Butcher’s Daughter 47 Charlotte Street (in the City Market)
On this evening I will be donating 10% of all sales to Harbour Lights. Market is open from 7-10pm.
East Coast Bistro 60 Prince William Street
Stay tuned for a very special holiday menu!
Wild Flours Sweets and Treats 91 Prince William Street
We will be offering mini snowflake cookies during sparkles. $5 per package. We will be staying open late on the Friday night untill 9pm and the Saturday 9-4 pm
L’Arche 95 Prince William Street
L’Arche Creative Connections “Come warm up with a cup of hot chocolate and chocolate gingerbread men at Creative Connections! Join us for our family friendly Christmas art activity and take a peek at our beautiful art and Christmas cards done by adults with intellectual disabilities. open Friday, December 6th, 5-10 pm!
Offline Board Game Cafe 98 Prince William Street
5PM-10PM – Stay tuned for a special Sparkles celebration! Free Popcorn Outside.
TUCK Studio 122 Prince William Street
Join us at Tuck to view (and shop!) our holiday market of curated gifts for your loved ones. The first 25 purchases will receive a free Umbra Anigram Reindeer ($9 value), and all visitors are welcome to fill out a ballot for a chance to win a $50 Tuck gift card. Open until 8pm
The Art Warehouse SJ 120 Prince William Street
The Art Warehouse will offer a sneak peek of the new cafe and art studio on Friday night! Grand opening will take place later in December. A pop-up exhibition will be held in the space organized by The Creative Collab (‘Quit Hiding Your Magic’). Light refreshments and wine will be served! Open from 5pm-9pm.
Buyers Boutique 38 Water Street
December 6th: open from 11:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Build your own gift set with special discounts
Hot drinks and snacks
My City Life Furniture & Home Decor 80 Princess Street
Sending a welcome note and will be serving wine!
Italian By Night 97 Germain Street
IbN is open as a regular night and we will have feature cocktails that we will build especially for Uptown Sparkles!
Rogue Coffee 36 Grannan Street
Rogue will stay open until 11pm and we will be having the fire pit out with Holiday drinks and our Christmas techno music keeping the Alley pumping!
Friday night we will stay open late until 11pm.
Irving Oil Building 10 King Square South
This year Irving Oil will be setting up outside our new home office building on Dec 6 from 6pm – 8pm and giving away hot chocolate and cake from our Big Stop.
Imperial Theatre 12 King Square South
Treble Clef will be performing for Uptown Sparkles in the upper Lobby, 5:30 to 6:30 – we will also have snacks available from 5-6:30.
Corn Crib 88 King Street
For Sparkles we will be having a buy one get one half price sale. 50% discount will be applied to item of equal or lesser value. We will also have some snacks and hot drinks available for customers while they shop.- Friday night. We will be having a sale on select items on Saturday but the Buy 1 Get 1 50% is for Friday. (sale doesn’t include bulk items)
The Urban Shoe Myth 78 King Street
We will be open until 10pm. Stop in for a festive time, serving champagne and treats!
Lordon 20 King Street
Join us for drinks and festive treats. The first 25 purchases will receive a coupon for $25 off their next purchase! We’ll be open until 10pm.
Handworks Gallery 12 King Street
Fabiola Martinez will be showcasing a new collection of works that feature the lights (and darks!) of Uptown Saint John. She will be at the gallery from 5-8pm on Friday night.
Brunswick Square Centre Court . Friday Dec 6
12:15-1:15- SJHS Choir Ensemble
6 to 9 -Santa Claus – Centre Court – Bring your own Camera
5pm – 6pm Uptown Sparkles Sarah Hebert accompanied by Zandy Allan
6pm – 7pm Men of Fundy -Chorus
7:00 – 8:00 pm Sea Belles Chorus
8:00 – 9:00 pm Urban Dance
Paddington Station 39 King Street, 2nd level of Brunswick Square
Open until 10pm. Special Discounts.. Thursday through SaturdayGiveaways Thursday night, Friday night & Saturday Face painting & treats Friday night.
Decor8 Finishing Touches 39 King Street, 1st level of Brunswick Square
Tax free night and will also have a gift with purchase for the first 100 customers. A Gourmet Dip and Cider tasting will also be available at the entrance to Decor8. We will continue the tax free event on Saturday.
Big Brothers Big Sisters 39 King Street, 3rd level of Brunswick Square
We will be doing a children Christmas craft and treats at our office
Baubles 39 King Street, 2nd Level of Brunswick Square
For Uptown Sparkles Baubles will be Tax Free and we will also be handing out our famous Baubles Cookies (an Uptown Christmas tradition for 26 years).
Market Square Atrium
Join us at Market Square for holiday cheer, entertainment, treats and gift certificate giveaways.
Bring a date, get some friends together, or treat your family to this charming uptown tradition. All activities are FREE.
Market Square’s unique boutiques and restaurants welcome shoppers with festive specials for all.
Special performance by Mike Biggar!
Manchester Shoe Salon 1 Market Square, Level 2
Our ‘Sparkles Special’ is TAX FREE shopping – Thurs, Fri & Sat
Element5 Spa & Salon 1 Market Square, Level 2
Uptown Sparkles on Dec 6th E5 will have sweets and cider for shoppers, as well as mini spa services and discounts on retail purchases (anywhere from 5%off – 50%off!!).
Chipman Hill Suites 71 Sydney Street
5-9pm Celebrate the Christmas Season with a tour of a Victoria Mansion 71 Sydney Street. Hot Cider & Christmas cookies will be served.
Third Space Galleries 89 Canterbury Street
Show & Sale: Friday Dec 6, 5-9Pm