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Dunkirk Festivals/Special Events

Second Floor, Stearns Building
338 Central Ave. (Suite 210)
Dunkirk, NY 14048
P: (716) 366-9886

Ryan Hall
Festivals/Events Director

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Scott Mekus
Festivals/Events Specialist

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Christmas on Central Poster 2022

Christmas on Central Small Business Saturday Celebration
November 26th, 2022 / From 2pm - 7pm
The City of Dunkirk announces this year's Christmas on Central Small Business Saturday Holiday Celebration! Local vendors and activities will be held at the Stearns Building, former P&G grocery store and City Hall on Central Avenue. 

The day will provide a great opportunity to shop for holiday gifts from over forty vendors and small businesses while enjoying live music, complimentary hot cocoa and food available for purchase from the Central Station Restaurant, free raffle and gift card prizes, complimentary horse drawn carriage rides, children’s holiday craft-making and coloring contest, visits with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph and elves and a live chainsaw wood carving demonstration by Vince Liuzzo – The Tree Guy.
Interested in being a vendor?
Click Here for the Vendor Registration Form.
Click Here for the Vendor Waiver Form.

Announcing a new Christmas Tree Lane that will be located in Stearns Building Courtyard area. Local businesses will be displaying 6ft or higher decorated Christmas trees for the public to stroll through and admire! There will be a contest for the Best Decorated Tree.
Are you an interested local business that wants to provide a decorated tree?
Please contact:  Scott Mekus at (716) 366-9848.

The event will conclude with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with carolers at 5:30 p.m. on the steps of Dunkirk City Hall with Mayor Rosas, staff, community members and friends. Come celebrate the season with your community!



Music on the Pier Summer Concert Series
Thursdays June 9 - August 25, 2022
Opening Act 5:25 pm - Headliner 6:45 pm
Presented by TBD

TBD - 5:25 p.m. Recess / 6:45 p.m.  
sponsored by TBD 





For a downloadable copy of the 2022 Summer Events Schedule Brochure : Click Here

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