Kick-off Christmas at the annual festival, Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles! Skaneateles an Iroquois word meaning long lake, is set on the North shore of the eastern most of the Finger Lakes. The event begins with the "World's Smallest Parade at 11:45, followed by the Opening on the front porch of the Hannum House (Skaneateles' newest luxury retreat with five guest rooms). Enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, interactive street theatre, roasted chestnuts, revels live, visits with Scrooge & Father Christmas and the best dining & shopping in Central New York. While here, take a chance on one of five great prizes ranging from $1000 Mirbeau gift certificate to a $500 Skaneateles shop & dine package!

Note: December 24 the event time is Noon - 2:30 pm