The December Hermiston Downtown District First Thursday event coincides with the city of Hermiston’s tree lighting celebration.
People are encouraged to browse participating merchants from 4:30-7 p.m. In addition to discounts, there will be refreshments and a bonus drawing.
The tree lighting ceremony starts at 6 p.m. at the city’s festival street, located on Northeast Second Street between Gladys Avenue and Main Street. The celebration will include food vendors, caroling and a visit from Santa Claus.
For more information, call the city at 541-667-5018 or search Facebook for “Hermiston Downtown District.”