Holiday Fun in Florence

As the holiday season approaches, Florence transforms into a winter wonderland filled with festive cheer and seasonal delights. From twinkling lights to lively events, the city offers a plethora of holiday-themed activities for residents and visitors alike.

At Pediatric Dentistry of Florence, we love nothing more than hearing about the special times your family spends together – especially during the holiday season. Keep reading as we explore the enchanting experiences awaiting you in Florence this December.

Lighting at Wilson Park

  • Date: December 1, 2023
  • Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Wilson Park 223 East Tuscaloosa Street

The Lighting at Wilson Park is a must-see spectacle that transforms the park into a magical realm of shimmering lights and holiday decorations. Take a leisurely stroll through the park with loved ones, enjoying the enchanting displays and soaking in the festive atmosphere. Enjoy a live performance by the Forest Hills Show Choir and special appearances by Santa Manley and The Grinch.

Florence Christmas Parade

  • Date: December 7
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Historic Downtown Florence
    Court Street to Tennessee Street and up Seminary Street, ending at Wilson Park

Kick off the holiday season with the annual Florence Christmas Parade, a dazzling display of lights, music, and holiday spirit. Grab a spot along the parade route as festive floats, marching bands, and community groups pass by, spreading joy to spectators of all ages.

Sip & Shop Holiday Market

  • Dates: December 13 & 14
  • Time: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
  • Location: 317 N Court Street, In the Stricklin Social

Make plans for the festive Sip & Shop Holiday Market at the Stricklin Hotel in Downtown Florence. Immerse yourself in a local shopping experience while savoring your preference of hot chocolate, apple cider, or beer and wine. Don’t miss this ideal chance to back local business and purchase thoughtful gifts, and decorations for the holiday season.

Mike Farris’ Soul of Christmas ‘23 in Florence

  • Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM  10:00 PM
  • Location: The Shoals Theatre, 123 North Seminary Street

Grammy, Americana, and Dove Award Winner Mike Farris, known for his acclaimed holiday show “Mike Farris Sings! The Soul of Christmas,” is set to light up Florence! This promises to be an unforgettable night of high-energy soul, classic ballads, and an abundance of surprises with Mike and his world-class 10-piece band. The “Soul of Christmas” experience is a unique celebration, guaranteed to immerse you in the joyous spirit of the season.

Holiday Shopping in Historic Downtown

  • Dates: Ongoing throughout December
  • Location: Historic Downtown Florence

Discover unique gifts and support local businesses by exploring the charming shops in Historic Downtown Florence. Festively decorated storefronts, special holiday promotions, and a warm community vibe make this area a delightful destination for seasonal shopping.

Festive Culinary Delights

  • Dates: Ongoing throughout December

Indulge in the flavors of the season at Florence’s local eateries. From special holiday menus to cozy cafes serving warm beverages, the city’s culinary scene embraces the spirit of December. Don’t forget to try some festive treats and sip on seasonal drinks to keep warm.

Holiday Concerts and Performances

  • Check local event calendars for specific dates and times

Immerse yourself in the sounds of the season by attending holiday concerts and performances hosted throughout Florence. From classic carolers to contemporary holiday tunes, there’s a musical experience for every taste. Check out Eventbrite or your favorite event calendar for upcoming concerts.

Smiles of the Season

At Pediatric Dentistry of Florence, where we’re all about smiles! We know that a holiday event is on the horizon that is sure to put a smile on your entire family’s face. Florence truly comes alive during the festive season, presenting a range of activities and events to enjoy in the most wonderful time of the year. Embrace the holiday spirit, create lasting memories, and immerse yourself in the charm of this southern city – a truly magical experience for families and friends alike.

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