Bristol lights up for weekend Holiday Stroll


On Nov. 22 and 23 from 5 to 9 p.m., the Bristol Merchants Association and Independent Galleries invite visitors to follow the festive lights from store to store for refreshments, entertainment and holiday gifts during Bristol’s 12th Annual Holiday Preview. This celebration kicks off Bristol’s most coveted winter event, the 5th Annual Snowflake Raffle, where visitors who shop and dine locally can win rewards.

From Nov. 22 through Dec. 21, participating businesses provide a raffle ticket to customers for every $25 spent, with the drawing event for cash prizes commencing on Dec. 22 with entertainment and warming refreshments.