Pelham Together and the Pelham Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to extend the beauty of the holidays—the lights, the music, the sweets—and give neighbors a reason to be TOGETHER, while staying safely apart. WinterFest will take place on Saturday, January 9th from 5-8pm (snow date, Sunday, January 10th), inviting families to walk or drive around Pelham to enjoy lights, music, and treats.
A map of local addresses will show participants where they can find all the fun—addresses of homes with festive lights, locations where local musicians will perform from their front yards, and spots serving covid-safe sweets and treats. Many local businesses, such as Cantina Lobos and Depot Dave, will promote dinner specials that evening, so families can swing through town to pick up a meal and make a family evening out of it. DeCicco’s will host a hot chocolate stand, and Flour Power will have their Wandering Wheels mocktails ready to go! With community involvement, we hope to make a stroll through different neighborhoods a feel-good experience to lift our moods this winter and remind us that we are all still together….even though we’re apart.
WinterFest is being led by a team of volunteers who wanted to give our community something to look forward to in January. Laura Caruso, Pelham Together Executive Director, explained, “We’ve been looking for new ways to bring Pelham together during the pandemic, and WinterFest allows community members to connect in a safe way, surrounded by the brightest parts of the season – beautiful lights, live music by local talent, and delicious treats.” The Pelham Chamber of Commerce was quick to join in. Chamber President, Cristina Chianese added, “We’re thrilled to be a part of this event. Thanks to Pelham Together, this event provides a meaningful way for our local businesses to not only engage with our community but celebrate Pelham as a whole!”