Mayor Arrigo Announces Holiday Initiatives
December 4, 2019
The City of Revere will spread the festive spirit of the holiday season with a bundle of holiday festivities and initiatives announced by Mayor Brian Arrigo.
“The holidays are always an exciting time of year in the City of Revere,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. “I encourage residents to shop locally to support our main street businesses and join together with neighbors for the many festive events across our great community.”
This season kicks off with the 8th annual Santa Walk at Revere High School on December 7th at 3:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join at the starting line in front of Revere High School and parade down Broadway to the finish line at City Hall. Please register online at www.revere.org/santawalk or in-person in the Mayor's Office at City Hall by 12/5. All proceeds from the Santa Walk will benefit beautification projects around the city.
The Santa Walk leads directly into the City of Revere Tree Lighting at 4:45 p.m. After the walk, residents are welcome to enjoy a night filled with fun and holiday cheer, including free photos with Santa Claus, trackless train & pony rides, cookie decorating, and a whole lot more.
The following day, Sunday, December 8th, at 5:00 p.m. the holidays will shine in the Beachmont neighborhood for a Tree Lighting ceremony at Douglas Cummings Park on Crescent Avenue.
As we head into this season of giving, stop by the newly opened restaurant, Dryft, 500 Ocean Avenue, on December 11th at 6:00 p.m. for the annual Coats for Kids drive.
On December 12th, Shirley Avenue will glow following the annual Tree Lighting at Costa Park at 4:45 p.m.
The North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra will play the annual Robert A. Marra Memorial “Sounds of Christmas” concert at St. Anthony’s Church on Sunday, December 15th, at 4:00 p.m. Admission to the concert is free, patrons are requested to make a generous donation of non-perishable food to benefit The Revere Food Pantry.
To top off the season of lights, the annual Menorah Lighting will take place on December 26th, at 4:00 p.m. in front of Revere City Hall.
People who owe fines or fees for unpaid parking violations will enjoy the 2nd Annual Toys for Tickets drive. The City will waive charges up to $30 per ticket on a maximum of five tickets in exchange for an unused toy donation to the City of Revere Parking Department. The toy should be new, unwrapped, of similar value, and brought to the Parking Department at 300 Broadway, Post Office Building, Suite #2. This opportunity expires December 19th.
The City of Revere will also offer Free Meter Parking in the business districts on Saturdays through December 7th, 14th, and 21st, to help promote shopping locally this holiday season.