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This year’s festival featuring music, Santa, sleigh rides, ice carving, and more fun will be 5-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5. The Downtown Holiday Festival will be held in conjunction with a special Biddeford + Saco Art Walk and Treasure Hunt!

Schedule of Events

5-5:45 p.m. Entertainment on the City Square Stage, including Andrea Wollstadt’s Intermediate School Choir, selections from the Academy of Dance’s “Children’s Nutcracker Holiday Show,” and a McArthur Library holiday story.

5:45 p.m. Santa arrives and Mayor Casavant Lights the Tree!

6-7 p.m. Treasure Hunt! Take a map and explore the downtown! Visit the ArtWalk venues, find businesses that have opened downtown this year (look for the red bow on the door), and be delighted by the beautiful window displays. Take a free sleigh ride, enjoy cocoa and s’mores, and bring on lots of holiday cheer!

7-7:30 p.m. Return to City Square for Treasure Hunt prizes and a spectacular ice carving show, featuring Murray of Wicked Good Ice!

Small Business Saturday and “Shop Mom & Pop” Day!

Saturday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Dec. 6 are great times to get downtown and get ready for the holidays! Visit our mom and pop-owned businesses and watch for specials!

Biddeford + Saco Art Walk

Coordinated through Engine, this great community event happens the Final Friday of every month, with a special holiday Art Walk on Dec. 5, 2014.  Check out the Biddeford + Saco Art Walk page to see all of the venues and the monthly offerings.


Watch here for details on great weekend of activities in downtown Biddeford, Feb. 6-8, 2015!

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