to Downtown Littleton to celebrate Mardi Gras. Area
restaurants will be serving menus with Cajun flair. There is also live music and "bead bars" where you can purchase your personal Mardi Gras decor. Details can be found on the
Downtown Littleton Facebook Event page.
Complete details on the LOST web site
Experience Downtown Littleton's charm at the Annual Littleton Main Street Block Party. A family-friendly and fun evening with two fireworks shows, the Block Party runs from 6:00 to 11:00pm. More details on our Facebook event page or call 303-795-5006.
Wear your overalls or Daisy Dukes and join us for two nights of turkey bowling, live music, tubing in the lazy river and great food. A strange and wonderful family event. 6 to 11pm | Located in the parking lot at Reinke Brothers | Admission $5.00 ages 13 and older, $3 ages 6 to 12, ages 5 and under are free. More details on our Facebook event page or call 303-795-5006.
The annual celebration begins on Friday and continues for nine days. Saturday's Festival Day includes the Littleton Firefighter's Children's Parade, Grand Parade, annual Arts & Crafts Fair and concessions by local civic groups. More info at the Western Welcome week Website
Held in Downtown Littleton, the Criterium will benefit Doctors Care this year. The race serves as a national event sanctioned by USA Cycling and is part of the National Criterium Calendar. This is the fourth year the race will be held in Downtown Littleton.The best competitors from the country will race on a 1.3 km closed-circuit course winding through Downtown Littleton. Racers will reach almost 40 mph on the course! Racing will start at 3:30pm and finish under the lights at 10:30 p.m. There will be more than 400 riders at the event. Race announcers will commentate on the action and provide insight for spectators at the start/finish line on Main Street. There will be a festival atmosphere as food, drinks and music will be available on the streets into the evening. For more information, visit LittletonRocks.com.
Stroll the streets of Historic Downtown Littleton and visit old-time favorites as well as new merchants. Fun for the family and BIG savings! Join in the savings from 10am to 5pm.
Get your Zombie on and join us for the 9th Annual Zombie Crawl. It starts at noon at the Woodlawn Shopping Center (1500 W Littleton Blvd). Zombies follow a Dixieland band west on Littleton Blvd and through downtown Littleton. The Crawl ends with a free Pig Roast for all Zombies at Reinke Brothers. Must be Zombie to eat pig flesh. No charge to participate - only zombie attire. Sponsored by Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants Association. For more information, call 303-795-5006.
Halloween begins with the creation of Pumpkin Poles by the downtown merchants. They will be on display October 13 through Halloween (depending on the condition of the pumpkins) and will be located throughout downtown on Main, Alamo and Prince Streets. Visit early in the month! You don't want to miss these one-of-a-kind creations.
Hey Kids! Wear your Halloween Costumes and Trick or Treat at participating merchants throughout Downtown Littleton.
12:00 - 5:00 pm.
Sponsored by the Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants Association.
This Littleton tradition is a festive evening of holiday lights and music for the whole family. Sip hot cider, listen to holiday music and see reindeer! Donations of non-perishable food for Inter-Faith Community Services are accepted during the evening as well as toys for the Arapahoe Santa Claus Shop. Main Street merchants stay open late for those who want to start their holiday shopping.
Santa Claus and his sleigh will start down Main Street at 6:30pm magically illuminating more than one million lights in the trees as he passes each block. When he reaches the end of Main Street, Santa throws the switch on the big Christmas Tree in the plaza. After that, he will make his way to Town Hall Arts Center for photos and to listen to the first wishes of the season. Main Street closes to vehicle traffic at 4pm on this day. The live reindeer are sponsored by Bradford Auto Body and Western Welcome Week. For more information, call 303-795-3863.
LOCAL IS GOOD! In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses. This day encourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The single day has grown into a powerful movement and more people are taking part than ever before. This year, the big day is November 25.
You've heard that patronizing local business is good. But really, what's the big deal?
It may seem that buying distantly produced goods is the way to go to keep your budget under control. However, along with lower prices comes the added cost of repercussions on the environment and impacts on the economic well being of your community, your neighbors, your friends and, ultimately, you. There's a lot of research out there and it can be easily categorized into three headings: 1. Economic Multiplier Effect - Businesses in your town buy more often from other businesses in your town which recirculates more money in your region. Since many business owners live right there in your community, the profits stay in your economy. 2. Sustainability - When you purchase goods made closer to your home, it reduces fossil fuel use, shortens the supply chain and uses less packaging. Nothing bad about any of those things. 3. Community - Local entrepreneurs are more connected to your community and more likely to support community projects. Why? Because just like you, they also have hobbies, go to events, volunteer, dine at local favorite restaurants and donate to favorite local causes.
Downtown Littleton is expanding its annual Shopping Night at an all day event! Look for discounts, specials and refreshments provided by the merchants. Santa will be wandering the streets and photos opportunities will be all around. Merchants will remain open 11am to 8pm. Enjoy the lighted Main Street while holiday shopping.
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