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Third Thursdays in Little Falls - Shopping Bargains and Fun for All!

Shopper's Alert! The Third Thursday Street Festivals fill the historic Main Street District and Canal Place in Little Falls with fun, food, and awesome shopping bargains in the many unique stores!

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Every third Thursday of the month, downtown Little Falls throws itself a party! Shops and restaurants stay open late and offer Third Thursday special events. Although this Third Thursday promotion is brand new in Little Falls, we have exciting plans, and hope to grow it to include even more awesome shopping and entertainment opportunities as well as fun and unique events and activities!

Participating locally owned businesses displaying the yellow circle Think Local Little Falls logo will be offering specials, product samples, promotional offers, sale items, workshops, door prizes and/or hospitality. Many of the Third Thursday participating businesses will be Alive After Five to accommodate peoples hectic schedules, and will continue to offer specials.

Third Thursday - October 20th

Das Oktoberfest findet in Little Falls statt!

Wilkommen in Little Falls! Get out your lederhosen and dirndl dresses, dust off your beer stein, and put a bow on your weiner dog ... because Oktoberfest comes to Little Falls on Third Thursday, October 20th! Be sure to come down to Main Street to enjoy all the Bavarian-themed fun, to include the awesome live music by Shawn Smith (The Big Sexy from the hit NBC reality show, The Voice)! You will also enjoy live comedy, talented street musicians and buskers, free beer, wine and moonshine tastings, a free scary movie, and MORE!

While you yodel with joy from the overdose of Bavarian culture, be sure to take advantage of some seriously awesome Third Thursday shopping and fun events for the whole family! Here are just a FEW of the really great things for your family to do in Little Falls on this Third Thursday:

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  • Pumpkin Bowling and Games! Free candy and prizes, from 3:30-to-6:30pm on N. Second Street!
  • Shawn Smith (The Big Sexy)! Enjoy the awesome music of Shawn Smith, who appeared as The Big Sexy on NBC's hit reality show, The Voice! The show starts at 7:30 pm at the Clocktower Park. (In case of rain, the show will move indoors to the Renaissance).
  • Street Entertainment and Buskers! From 4:30-to-6:30pm explore Main Street and Canal Place to enjoy comedy by Michael Cecconi, magic by Brian Foley, and street music by Kevin Alexander, Mike Lonis and Steve Woods!
  • Coffee House at MVCA! Enjoy Irish ghost tales and music with the local group Irish Settlement Road (Mike Hoke, Chris Hoke, Tavia Pellani and Mike Carroll). 6:30-to-8pm at the MVCA.
  • FREE Scary Movie! Enjoy a free showing of The Visit at Valley Cinema, at 7pm!
  • Adult Story Hour! Enjoy Christian Avis reading from his work on a smart-aleck detective in a magical kingdom! From 5:30-to-6:30pm at Gansevoort House Books.
  • Leslie Kubica and the Matchstick Menagerie! Join in a musical adventure to ignite creativity, from 4:30-to-6:30pm, on Second Street behind the Price Chopper.
  • Costume Contests! Two free costume contests at Dragon's Lair, from 4:30-to-6:30pm. Also, free chalk art with local artist Mark Verri!
  • Courage Quest! Enjoy make-believe adventures and a haystack obstacle course, from 6-to-6:30 behind Little Falls Dental! Dress as your favorite super hero or villain, or don't; the choice is yours!

To get ready to party Bavarian style, be sure to brush up on your Oktoberfest German!

For all the details, be sure to download the Third Thursday brochure as a pdf file (mobile users be aware - this is a 4mb downbload)!

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