Experience the 2018 Snowflake Festival – Bigger and Better Than Ever!

 In Events, Snowflake Festival, Supported Events, Uptown Proud

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Friday, December 7, 2018, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Wall, North Front, John, and Fair Streets in Uptown Kingston

Uptown Kingston will be radiant with holiday cheer and free entertainment for the entire family on Friday, December 7 for the Snowflake Festival.  

Senate House Festival of Lights:

  • Enjoy the thousands of sparkling lights illuminating the grounds

  • Refresh yourself with hot apple cider and roasted chestnuts served by members of the 1st Ulster Militia

  • Horse and carriage rides sponsored by the Friends of Senate House

  • Come and see Santa and Mrs. Claus at their special North Pole home

  • Enjoy a holiday movie and popcorn under the Christmas movie tent

  • Tour the historic Loughran House, decorated for the holidays

The annual event, hosted in conjunction with the Senate House’s Festival of Lights, brings together dazzling displays of holiday-themed entertainment, decorations, tree lighting and the arrival of Santa, and the lighting of the holiday tree. In a warm-up to the Festival, classic Victorian carolers will ring in the cheer roaming through the streets of Uptown starting at 4 pm.

The Snowflake Festival, organized by the Kingston Uptown Business Association, includes open houses hosted by Uptown businesses offering visitors treats and warm beverages.  

Visitors are encouraged to explore Uptown’s charming streets as they are decorated and filled with live entertainers including magicians, horse-drawn carriages, fire torch jugglers, clowns, ice sculptures and much more. 

Please click here for a full schedule of events.

Of course, this event can only happen because of the generosity of our amazing Uptown members and friends.

Please join us in thanking our 2018 Snowflake Festival Sponsors:


Gold Snowflake Sponsors

Chronogram Logo Dietz Stadium Diner Logo
Herzog's Kingston Risk Management

Mainetti & Mainetti

potter realty Radio Kingston
Rhinebeck Bank rondout savings bank logo

Silver Snowflake Sponsors

berskshire hathaway best western plus catskill mountain railroad
Dallas Hot Weiners dragon 360
exit nineteen Halter Realty hudson valley kingston development
hudson valley lgbtq center Santa Fe
wright architects

Bicycle Sponsors

120 Tinker St. LLC Allstate Insurance Blue-Byrd’s
Boitson’s/Kovo Citizens Bank Courtney Strong Incorporated
Dutton Architecture PLLC Fairly New Thrift Shop Findholt and Jordan, Esqs.
Hamilton and Adams Hoffman House Restaurant JK’s Wine and Liquor
Kingston YMCA Nadine Ferraro Petalos Floral Design
Pugsly’s Barber Shop Reis Group RUPCO
Ryan and Ryan Insurance
Brokers, Inc.
Volunteer Fireman’s
Hall and Museum


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