- Another "Slice of Life in New Hampshire" by Rudy Mayer, a Realtor with Keller Williams Real Estate, Nashua.
Each year, close to 30,000 people from across New England visit downtown Nashua to enjoy this FREE holiday event. The evening kicks off with a procession from City Hall to Railroad Square where the City's official Christmas tree is lit.
Much of the downtown is closed to traffic for the evening, allowing Strollers to enjoy the live entertainment, sample offerings from street vendors, dine in downtown's fine restaurants and do holiday shopping at our unique specialty shops and boutiques.
The evening begins at 5pm at City Hall with the candlelight procession up Main Street and the lighting of the City's tree at the Hunt Building. Afterwards, enjoy a visit with Santa and the many entertainment opportunities with music offerings in styles from all over the globe, including big band jazz, country, bluegrass and indie rock, large choirs and small a cappella groups. You will also find dance and theater, magic, face painting, karate, stargazing and artists.