Culture Connect Featured Event

Celebration of Lights and Song around the World and Grand Opening of The Rink at Parade Plaza
Ticket Price: Free

Take part in Downtown New London’s multicultural holiday festival.  Come celebrate New London's diverse community and traditions for the holiday season with music and dance performances from around the world. Festival kicks off with Children's Reindeer Procession leading Santa to the Parade Plaza at 3 p.m. The Grand Opening of the Rink at Parade Plaza will also take place during this celebration. A ribbon cutting ceremony and figure skating performance will take place as soon as Santa arrives at approximately 3:15 p.m. Public skate starting at 3:30 p.m. with multi-cultural entertainment, visits with Santa and Sugar Plum Fairy, tree lighting, storytelling and caroling. Eastern CT Ballet’s ballerinas pose in storefront windows. Check out Windows of the World – a storefront decorating contest.
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