Settlers Green has lined up a series of holiday events aimed to complement the shopping experience this season beginning on Black Friday.
- Black Friday - Friday, November 29
Stores open at 6 a.m. The first 100 shoppers at Customer Service receive a free gift bag. One per family. Complimentary raffles run every 30 minutes until 10 a.m. Stores close at 8 p.m. Special shopping hours all weekend.
- Photos with Santa - November 29 & December 7, 14, 21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Photos with Santa is sponsored by MWV Kiwanis Club. Visit Santa’s Workshop at Suite D28 next to Yankee Candle. Photos cost $12 – kids, families and even pets are welcome! Santa will be here on Black Friday and every Saturday leading up to Christmas, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting - Saturday, December 7, 12-4:30 p.m.
A long-standing tradition with complimentary activities starting at 12 p.m. including the Cranmore Mini Tubing Park on the Green, horse-drawn sleigh rides, carolers from local schools and music groups, and hot chocolate and candy canes at Customer Service. Shoppers can enter to win a $500 holiday shopping spree throughout the day leading up to the 4:30 p.m. tree lighting at Streetside near Skechers and Francesca’s.
- Holiday Homecoming - Friday, December 13, 3-7 p.m.
A new, community-driven event taking place on Friday, December 13 from 3-7 p.m. throughout Settlers Green. The event is highlighted by a Pop-Up Artisan Marketplace, featuring 20 local artisans at Suite C22. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided. Local school groups will be hosting fire pits with smores, hot chocolate and cookies. Stores and restaurants will be hosting open houses with local specials. A shoppers raffle will take place at Customer Service. Barley & Salt will host an Ugly Sweater Party featuring the Awkward Family Photo Booth. The “most awkward” photo of the night will win a Barley & Salt gift card, voted on by the bartenders of the evening. Holiday props and sweaters will be provided for the photo booth; Patrons are encouraged to wear their own ugly sweaters. DJ Haylstorm will be spinning hits from 4-8 p.m. at Barley & Salt.
Additionally, Settlers Green is home to Angels & Elves for the fifth consecutive year. Angels & Elves provides gifts during the holiday season to more than 600 underserved children in the Mt. Washington Valley. Elf Headquarters is located at Suite G20 near New Balance. For more information, call 603-356-8710.
Settlers Green is currently operating under fall shopping hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. M-Thurs, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday. Special hours during Black Friday weekend and the December holiday vacation week are posted at settlersgreen.com.