Revitalizing Downtown Norwich since 1986

Events and Happenings

The Norwich Business Improvement District hosts several exciting events throughout the year. In addition, the BID is a proud supporter of the various signature events of Norwich; such as the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, the Chenango Blues Festival, Colorscape Chenango and the Pumpkin Festival

Other Events Include:

The Easter Egg Hunt

Kids up to age 4 start in West park at 10:00 a.m., Kids aged 5-8 start at 10:15 a.m. in East Park. With over 5,000 eggs there are treats for everyone. Grand prize eggs – win one of two bicycles!

This 2020 event has been canceled.
Main Street Sweep
Main Street Sweep will take place Saturday, May 12, 2018. Board members and volunteers work together to clean up the downtown by picking up trash, washing windows, spraying down sidewalk and pulling weeds. More volunteers are ALWAYS needed. Please meet at East Park Place near the stage at 9 AM sharp.
This 2020 event has been canceled.
Memorial Day Weekend Cruise In
The Memorial Day Weekend Cruise In will take place Friday, May 24, 2019. All car buffs are invited to East park from 6 pm - 9 pm to show off your pride and joy. No fees or judging, just fun.
This 2020 event has been canceled.
Saturday's in the Park with Chobani
Every Saturday from September 19th until October 24th from 9 am – 1 pm, join us for the harvest market with local vendors selling a huge assortment of local items from baked goods, maple products, breakfast sandwiches, honey, veggies and fruit, dog treats and of course Chobani yogurt!
Santa and EmmaDowntown Tree Lighting Ceremony, Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, West Park, Norwich:
Sing along with the children from Perry Brown Intermediate School as they kick off the holidays in downtown Norwich. At the conclusion of the event, Santa and his helpers push the magic buttons and the downtown parks become illuminated with hundreds of lights.
This 2020 event has been canceled.
Santa's Igloo:
A bit of the North Pole comes to town as the Christmas holiday approaches. Young and old alike are invited to come visit Santa in his igloo - East Park gazebo. The Igloo will open following the Parade of Lights . . . and will be open December 10 - 19, 2020. Thursday's and Friday's 5-8 pm and Saturdays 1-4 pm (Check the door of the Igloo, Pennysaver or Evening Sun for any schedule changes.)
This 2020 event has been canceled.