Union Square Main Streets and nearly 50 local businesses invite you to

The 4th Annual Holiday Stroll
Saturday, December 8, 2018 • 12-6pm

Join us for an afternoon of Union Square discovery filled with festive happenings and holiday delight.
Bundle up and come on down to unwrap Union Square in all its wintry wonderment!

Help Light the Square with Luminaries!
Rad Retail & Unique Eats
Music from Around the World
Outdoor Warming Station Pop Up
Glow Stick Parade with School of Honk!
Holiday Pop Up Markets & Visits with Santa
Help Choose the Best Decorated Storefront & Win PRIZES!

12-6PM Storefront Decoration Contest • Pick up & drop off a ballot at participating businesses
12-6PM Outdoor Warming Station • Union Square Plaza
12-6PM Record your holiday video greeting • Somerville Media Center
1-3PM Visits with Santa • East Boston Savings Bank
1:30-3PM Tarciso Alves Farro Band • Bow Market Courtyard
3-3:45PM All-City Choir • Strolling the Square
3:30-4:30PM Tarciso Alves Farro Band • Union Square Plaza
4-6PM Visits with Santa • East Boston Savings Bank
4PM (weather-permitting) School of Honk! Glow Stick Parade of the Square, steps off at Bow Market

Holiday Decoration Contest

Visit local businesses to check out their holiday decorations and cast your vote to win a Union Square prize package!
Pick up and return ballots at any of these participating businesses:

Bloc Cafe
Bow Market
Brass Union
Bronwyn
Cantina La Mexicana
Casa B
celeste
El Potro Mexican Bar & Grill
Field & Vine
Fortissimo Coffeehouse
Gracie's Ice Cream
Homeslice
Hooked Fish Shop
The Independent

Juliet
Loyal Supply Co.
Memory Hole Vintage
NU Kitchen
Queen of Swords
Rebel Rebel Wine Bar
Remnant Brewing
Somervelo Inc.
Somerville Family Dental
Union Square Holiday Pop-Up Market
Wagner Jewelers
Warehouse XI
Workbar Union


Votes must be cast on 12/8 ONLY.

Offers & Activities

4GoodVibes
483 Somerville Avenue
Hot chocolate & custom gift making.
Visit the “Letters to Santa” writing station at Gracie’s and then visit us to mail your letter directly to the North Pole!

Aeronaut Brewing
14 Tyler Street
10% discount on regularly-priced merch

Artisan’s Asylum
10 Tyler Street
7th Annual Winter Open House & Market with 3D printed and laser cut ornament making, festive robots outside and inside ready to take a picture with you!

Bloc
11 Bow Street
Make your own hot chocolate with custom toppings, including
candy cane crumble, fluff (of course), and homemade brownies!

Bow Market
1 Bow Market Way
Live music, Luminaries pick up station, holiday portraits & 30+ local vendors

Brass Union
70 Union Square
Holiday Punch tutorial, snacks, and gift card promotions

Bronwyn Restaurant
255 Washington Street
Free Bretzel Bites with beverage purchase

Buenas
1 Bow Market Way #14
Complimentary Coquito

Cantina La Mexicana
247 Washington Street
Mexican sweet bread and hot chocolate

Casa B Tapas and Cocktail & Rum Bar
253 Washington Street
Complimentary “Tres Leches” dessert per table with receipt of day-of purchase from Union Square shop

celeste
21 Bow Street
Live musical offering from 1-3pm and special treats

The Comedy Studio & Variety Bar
1 Bow Market Way #23
Special seasonal cocktail menu, neighborhood holiday party, and comedy shows at 7 & 9:30pm

East Boston Savings Bank
37 Union Square
Visits with Santa Claus 1-3pm & 4-6pm!

El Potro
61 Union Square
Complimentary cookies

EventThem
Bow Market Courtyard
Light Up the Square Luminary Project HQ

Field & Vine
9 Sanborn Court
Plum Delicious and coffee pop-up from 11am-3pm and 10% off gift cards

Forestbound
17 Hawkins Street
Holiday sweets

Fortissimo Coffeehouse
365 Somerville Avenue
10% off

Gracie’s Ice Cream
22 Union Square
“Letters to Santa” writing station with free hot fudge for children writing letters (mail letters in the North Pole mailbox at 4GoodVibes);
Chanukah-themed coloring book pages;
for each letter written, Gracie’s will donate $1 to Families Belong Together

The Green Room
62 Bow Street
Pop-up shop for holiday crafts and gifts

Homeslice
1 Bow Market Way #29
Complimentary cookies & free festive ornament with purchase

Hooked Fish Shop
1 Bow Market Way #13
Hot apple cider, avocado toast with a variety of add-ons, and our usual full menu including oysters!

The Independent
75 Union Square
Holiday Craft Fair

In Season Food Shop
1 Bow Market Way
Complimentary snacks

Janji
285 Washington Street
15% off clothing

Juliet
257 Washington Street
10% off non-food retail purchases and in-person reservations booked during Stroll hours;
family-friendly wine cork ornament workshop from 4-5pm with Co-owner, Wine Director, and Room Designer,
Katrina Jazayeri

Loyal Supply Co.
21 Union Square
Ornament making

The Neighborhood
25 Bow Street
Extended holiday menu from 4-6pm: hot chocolate and famous cream of wheat with free craft projects for kids lead by TaraFaeri

NU Kitchen
195 Washington Street
Spiced hot chocolate and holiday-themed Taza chocolates

Play Union
378 Somerville Avenue
Holiday decoration crafting for kids

Queen of Swords
17 Hawkins Street
Complimentary Cookies

Rebel Rebel
1 Bow Market Way
Special holiday menu for champagne and wine tasting

Reliable Market
45 Union Square
Brooklyn Ramen pop up with cider, wine & beer tastings

Remnant Brewing
2 Bow Market Way
Discount on special holiday cafe drinks

Somervelo
361 Somerville Avenue
20% off accessories, clothing, & merch, and complimentary coffee and snacks

Somerville Family Dental
23 Bow Street #1
Exam & cleaning for $97 with free teeth whitening. Stop by, spin the wheel, and win a prize!

Somerville Media Center
90 Union Square
Record your Holiday Video Greeting Card Come in the SMC TV studios to. $25 Donation requested, but not required

Taza Chocolate
561 Windsor Street
Winter Warmer Weekend festivities including churros, free hot chocolate, hot apple cider and local vendors

Union Market
29 Union Square
TBD

Union Square Donuts
20 Bow Street
Special premiere of new seasonal flavors

Union Square Main Streets
Pop up at Workbar, 31 Union Square
Get your Fluff Stuff! What the Fluff? totes, beanies, tees & more!

Union Square Holiday Pop-Up Market
Warehouse XI, 11 Sanborn Court
Holiday music, complimentary cookies, and artisan craft vendors

USQ
31 Union Square
Collection Drive for food and household items in partnership with The Somerville Homeless Coalition

Wagner Jewelers
301 Somerville Avenue
Complimentary holiday treats

Warehouse XI
11 Sanborn Court
Complimentary cookies and festive atmosphere

We Thieves
1 Bow Market Way #37
Complimentary mulled wine tasting with Rebel Rebel

Workbar Union
31 Union Square
Craft vendor market, Union Square Main Streets and sponsor tables

The 4th Annual Holiday Stroll is presented by Union Square Main Streets, Inc. with generous support from
East Boston Savings Bank, Power Home Remodeling and USQ.