Thursday, Dec 5th – Night Market at South Market Street gets reactivated 5pm – 10pm

o Ice Sculpture on site
o Wood Burning Fire Pit (warming station)
o Holiday treat and craft Vendors
o Live music
o Adult beverages with local brewers and wine
o Sparkles mascot will be on site for photos

Friday, Dec 6th – Our regularly scheduled Uptown Sparkles 5pm – 10pm

o Sparkles mascot
o Mayor Tree Lighting begins at 6pm
o Parking is free from 5pm onward
o Free Horse Drawn Trolley Rides, around Kings Square
o City Market is closed in the evening for special viewing of a magical transformation
o Carolers meandering the streets
o Live Music on the Streets
o Centre Beam Crafters Market

Saturday, Dec 7th new this year for the retailers to promote a 500.00 Uptown Dollar Holiday Giveaway

o Uptown Saint John will be providing and giving away swag at our office at 11am similar to our Shop the Block event.  while quantities last.
o Uptown Saint John is providing ballots to our retailers to give out to purchasers in their store.
o Ballot boxes for drop up will be situated one Brunswick Square and one at Market Square.
o The ballot is for one day only and the draw will take place on Dec.9th at 10am
o The advantage of the Uptown Dollars Holiday giveaway is they can only be used in the Uptown and at any of participating locations.
o Trolley Rides near Kings Square 12pm-2pm

As well each Retailer will display a listing of their Individual offerings on a poster in their window during the Sparkles Festival.