Starry November Night
November 17th, 2017
SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN THIS STARRY NOVEMBER NIGHT!
Hammond, LA- Santa Claus is coming to town and bringing his carriage and some snow with him! The Hammond Downtown Development District will host the 13th annual Starry November Night. Starry November Night will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017, from 6pm until 10pm and is open to the public free of charge. The evening kicks off at 6:00pm at La Carreta when the holiday music begins and Santa Claus rides in on a horse drawn carriage to welcome everyone to Downtown Hammond.
Adults can enjoy our signature Wine Walk with a new twist: CHEESE provided by The Rind! Anyone 21 years or older who would like to participate in the wine and cheese tasting can purchase a wristband and tasting glass for $20 at the DDD office, 2 West Thomas Street. Identification for verifying age will be required. The wristbands will go on sale at 5:30pm the night of the event. The following Downtown businesses will have wine and cheese tastings for you to enjoy.
VANTAGE HEALTH PLAN
CATE STREET OPTICAL
GYPSY HILL BOUTIQUE
SHEA TYLER SALON
BOUTIQUE DE FUMEE
PURE SALON AND SPA
HAMMOND REGIONAL ART CENTER
THE HAMMOND ART GUILD WITH ANNTOINE MARKETING + DESIGN
PAINTING WITH A TWIST
& ROYAL PETS GROOMING
Children are welcome to follow Santa to the Kid Zone, located on North Cypress Street, where there will be holiday fun for all ages! Snow will be in the streets for children to play. The Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center will have free controlled admission, giving children the chance to play in the center, write letters to Santa, enjoy cookies and milk, and have their Christmas photo taken with Santa Claus.
Guests can take a ride through Downtown in a horse-drawn carriage for only $5 per ride. Loading and ticket sales take place on South Cate Street. Children 5 and under ride free, and all children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Ticket sales will begin around 6:30pm.
Downtown Hammond shops and restaurants will be open and alive with holiday spirit for this enchanting evening event as we begin the season of giving and sharing. The following businesses will be hosting special events and specials during Starry November Night:
CATE STREET OPTICAL: SALE ON SUNGLASSES
EDGE BOUTIQUE: REFRESHMENTS, GIVEAWAYS, AND SALES
GYPSY HILL BOUTIQUE: DJ
STRAWBERRY FIELDS: SELLING HANDMADE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS
HAMMOND REGIONAL ARTS CENTER: LIVE MUSIC BY BEN BELL AND THE FINE AND FUNCTIONAL ART EXHIBIT WILL BE ON DISPLAY WITH ITEMS FOR PURCHASE
JADE SALON: PROVIDING PRODUCT SAMPLES
PAINTING WITH A TWIST: KIDS FRIENDLY ACTIVITES
SALON NUO-VO: SALES AND SAMPLES
SHEA TYLER SALON: HORS D'OEURVES, AND NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
TARC: GOLF CART RAFFLE TICKETS FOR SALE
BAYOU BOOKSELLERS: FEATURING LOCAL ARTISTS KAYLA MORGAN, DAYNA BREAUD, AND JULIE RIBANDO
CUPCAKE CONCEPT: HOLIDAY FLAVOR SAMPLES
FACEBAR BY PAMELA: DRAWING FOR SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, DISCOUNTS ON PURCHASES AND SERVICES BOOKED ON NOVEMBER 17TH, LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
FIRST BAPTIST HAMMOND: BABY CHANGING AND FEEDING STATION
SLINGWINGS AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: COLLECTING DONATIONS AND HANDING OUT SLINGWING ITEMS
LA CARRETA: LIVE MUSIC BY SMITH AND COMPANY
MOJITOS BISTRO: FACE PAINTING FOR KIDS AND LIVE MUSIC BY REGGIE SANDERS
NOLAND STEWART SALON: FEATURING LOCAL ARTIST RYDER MATTHEWS
TACOS AND BEER: LIVE MUSIC BY OAKES
TANGI PARISH LIBRARY: MICKEY MOVIE MARATHON BEGINNING AT 6PM
KREWE OF OMEGA: BLOCK PARTY
TANGI DEMOCRATES AND PROGRESSIVES: PASSING OUT FREE WATER
The Farmers’ Market will be open with wonderful gifts and goodies for all. Information regarding the 13th annual Starry November Night in Downtown Hammond is available online at dddhammond.com. Find us on Facebook for a complete listing of all our events, and make sure to Like our page!