Christmas in Aurora, NY
The Charming Village
in the Finger Lakes
Christmas in Aurora 2016: Schedule of Events

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shops open all along Main Street. Free and open to the public

5:00 pm
Tree lighting in front of new post office plaza with Holiday Greetings
by Mayor and caroling!


Aurora Arts & Design Center
10-30% select sale pricing, local goods.

  • Amy Brill Sweaters

Aurora Historical Society
Museum displays and shop, traditional crafts, local goods.

  • Opening of the new display "At Home: Visits in Victorian Aurora"
  • Demonstrations of traditional arts and skills
  • A game for all ages
  • Free Victorian ornament (until they're gone)

Aurora Volunteer Fire Department
Homemade pizza, call 364-8590.

Aurora Preschool
Professional holiday photo booth 5-7 PM, ornament making for kids.

Aurora Free Library

  • Crafts 4-8 PM
  • Book Giving Tree for the King Ferry Food Pantry ($7.00 per book)
  • Holiday movie shorts 6:30-8:30 PM

Bet The Farm Winery & Gourmet Market
Complimentary wine tasting, local goods.

  • Tumino Cheese
  • Lucky stone bracelets

Black Sheep Antiques
Sale pricing, Wassail, evergreen wreaths, local goods.

Inns of Aurora
Hot Chocolate and cookies, Walk-About raffle drawing at 9PM, Christmas dinner specials at the Fargo Bar & Grill.

Jane Morgan's Little House
10% off everything sale, local goods

Extended hours, light refreshments

Second Story Rose
(above Shakelton Hardware)
Music, local goods.

Scipio Masonic Lodge
Silent Auction, Masonic Chili, brews by Aurora Ale and Lager Co.

Shakelton Hardware
Apple Station cider and donuts, local goods.

The United Ministry of Aurora
Outdoor Chapel Nativity, local goods in Lounge.

  • Boy Scout Troop 95
  • San Pedro Sister Community Project - Support for Sister Community of San Pedro, El Salvador through the sale of fair trade products, including purses and hammocks made, by the women, of San Pedro and fair trade coffee, tea & chocolate.
  • SCCS National Honor Society (NHS) Make-A-Wish Foundation table

Wells College
Open Studio, card making, gifts, refreshments. Book Arts Center Up-cycled card and ornament workshop. Center for Sustainablility & the Environment.

Walk-About Contest Rules
  • $10 spent at any participating location earns one raffle ticket for a stay at the Aurora Inn. (with 10 ticket limit per vendor)
  • A donation or purchase, including food, at any of the participating non-profits also qualifies for a raffle ticket for every $10 spent!
  • Bring your receipts to the Aurora Inn front desk by 8:45 PM and register them for your raffle tickets.
  • The winner will be announced at the Inns of Aurora at 9:00 PM and does not need to be present to win.
(schedule and offerings subject to change)


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