Holidays

Middletown hosts its 33rd annual Holiday on Main Street event

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. WTNH) - The city of Middletown is getting into the holiday spirit with three tree-lighting ceremonies and a parade on Main Street on Friday.

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To many people Black Friday means deals, steals and long lines at the mall. But in Middletown, they brought the holiday spirit to life on Main Street, without shopping for gifts.

They had not one but two tree lighting fireworks and parade to ring in the holiday season. Nancy Lopez Was there with her family.

“It brings family together, that’s one of the things and the kids enjoy watching Santa Claus and my sister is up there singing so it’s all good things!”

It was the time for Essence Rios to reflect on a better way of life.

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“it’s better than what I had in my childhood, I feel like this time my brother can enjoy his Christmas and this time with his family and friends.”

Robert Rau enjoys the simple things in life. The true meaning of being together at the holidays.

“To me it’s fireworks, happiness and its joyful. It’s simple stuff! Happy kids, and families altogether as in one happy thing in one happy moment!”

It was the 33rd annual Holiday on Main in Middletown.

 

 


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