Events & Promotions
First & Main is proud to be the backdrop for many special events in Hudson. From concerts to wine and food festivals to community sidewalk sales, First & Main is an integral part of the community.
Click on an event to the left for more detailed information and join us to create special memories at one of our signature events.
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Come to Hudson for the Holiday
Kick off the holiday shopping season with a trip to Hudson on the day after Thanksgiving. Special events begin at 3 p.m. Catch a special appearance by Santa and his elves, chime in with the holiday carolers downtown and watch the lighting of the luminarias at 4:30 p.m.
Santa on the Green
December 7, 9am -3pm
A favorite tradition in Hudson, join us as Santa officially arrives in Hudson on Saturday, December 7th via a fire engine! Children can enjoy a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Gazebo green, as well as listen to carols, shop, dine and enjoy the holiday charm that Hudson has to offer. Santa will be visiting with children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hudson Holiday Walk
December 8, 12-6pm
Join us for activities for the entire family during the Hudson Holiday Walk. Visit with Santa & his elves, pet live reindeer, enjoy horse & carriage rides and many other activities from 12 – 6 p.m.
Radio Disney teams up with Toys for Tots and multiple charities across its network of 24 stations for its third annual “FESTIVAL OF GIVING,” encouraging kids and families to help others this holiday season. Radio Disney will be celebrating Festival of Giving at First & Main’s Holiday Walk on December 8th from 1-3pm powered by Akron Children’s Hospital. Radio Disney will have music, games and prizes for families – and encourage the local community to bring a new and unused toy for donation. “Festival of Giving” is part of Radio Disney’s Project Family initiative, inspiring families to spend time together in an effort to make a lasting, positive change at home, in their community and the world at large.
Live Nativity on the Clocktower Green, courtesy of Hudson First Congregational Church
• Santa will be visiting with his elves:
- 11 AM – 1 PM at Epiphany
- 1:30 – 3:30PM at Janet Rhodes brings you Fair Trade
- 4-6 PM: Dinner with Santa at Hudson’s Restaurant. Call for reservations: 330-650-1955.
• In First & Main:
- 1 PM: Brass band outside of Nicky Nicole
- 2 PM: Girls Scouts caroling on the First & Main Green
- 2:30 PM: Hudson High School swing choir caroling outside of Nicky Nicole
- Radio Disney powered by Akron Children’s Hospital under the pergola (1-3 PM) teaming up with Toys for Tots and multiple charities in its third annual “FESTIVAL OF GIVING.” Bring a new toy to donate!
- Noon – 5 PM: Live reindeer
- 1 – 4 PM: Horse and carriage rides (2 sets)
• Christmas in Vienna: Holiday Concert of Hudson Community Chorus. 4 PM, First Congregational Church, Fellowship Hall.