V.E.R.A.

Valatie Economic Redevelopment Association


WinterWalk and Winter Parade
Saturday, 12 December, 2020
PARADE BEGINS at 5:00pm Sharp!
WinterWalk
is:
6 pm to 8 pm
Main Street, Valatie

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus accompanied by our Winter Parade will ring in festivities throughout the village. Shop at our stores, sample holiday food and enjoy live music and entertainment until 9 pm.

WinterWalk, sponsored by the Village of Valatie, the Valatie Santa Claus Club, and the Valatie Economic Redevelopment Association (V.E.R.A.) begins with a Winter Parade at 5pm. There will be sales at local stores, holiday treats, artisans, Kettle Korn, raffles, live music, dancers, entertainment and more.

Grand Marshall of the 2019 Valatie WinterWalk & Winter Parade: Art Feins !

The parade will be populated by fancifully decorated firetrucks and rescue vehicles from several local fire departments, as well as carolers from regional organizations, and parade-stopping performances from KJ's Gymnastics and O.K. Kids. A classical feature of Valatie's winter parade is Santa Claus riding through the village on his sleigh. And all narrated by DJ, Jack Bogarski.

A Living Nativity will be performed at 6:30 pm on the lawn of the National Historic Landmark First Presbyterian Church of Valatie -- located on Church Street (behind Main St).   
A variety of live musical performance will include rock'n'roll by Side Show Willie and acoustical rock by the McDermott Duo and Steve Engel; Singer-Songwriters Abby Lappen, guitar/vocals by Marilyn Miller and classical harp music by Dawn Danis.  

Carolers will meander at various indoor and outdoor venues during the evening's festivities! 


Santa will park his sleigh for the evening at the Valatie Community Theatre on Main Street, where he will listen to kids’ Wish Lists. Helderberg Marionettes and Roger the Jesterwill entertain kids at the Senior Center, where John Farrell / Hope River Music will perform his popular repertoire. Village shops are open teeming with homemade cookies and other holiday goodies.
 
Snap some pictures with Santa and winter-time views of our fabulous waterfalls, and do some holiday shopping with our artisans and the eclectic mix of stores in our charming and historic village.


Special thanks to our Community Partner, Community Bank  COMMUNITY PARTNER:CommunityBank

                                 Join us for a memorable and festive evening !