ALL YOU WANT FOR CHRISTMAS!
Colombo Christmas Street is set to take place from December 22nd to 24th at Green Path offering a whole new concept in entertainment. The event will be organized by the Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism Development and the Colombo Municipal Council.
The seasonal programme will feature up to 50 trade stalls selling a variety of gift items, local crafts, hampers and a variety of products. A food festival with 15 stalls run by the city’s top hotels will also feature a wide range of local delicacies and seasonal favorites. A fun array of entertainment and games will create a carnival style ambiance in the heart of the city.
The daily programme will commence at 2.00 p.m. and continue till 11.00 p.m. Entertainment includes a children’s play area, bouncers, pony rides, a mini merry-go-round, face painting and much more. Several social awareness stalls will also be run to promote their work and activities. These include Trail, the Red Cross, the Girl Guides Association, Sri Lanka Police and a Drug Awareness stall.
Up to four choirs are scheduled to perform each day from 6.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. and thereafter live bands and DJs will perform along with several guest artists until 11.00 p.m. DJs will also be playing an array of festive songs and upbeat music from 4.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. while animators and magicians entertain children and brighten up their holidays.
The entire Green Path stretch will be decorated in sparkling fairy lights and seasonal décor, making it the ideal venue for families to explore, spend time together and pick up last minute Christmas presents. The street will serve as a central entertainment spot in the city, offering fun activities and delights for the whole family.