By Carol Vogel

Dolgeville’s “Christmas on Main” celebration will take place on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023. There will be fun for all ages and lots to do around town. Below is a compilation of the village events for the Christmas on Main event:

Christmas on Main:

At 5 PM, Plowe Park on Main Street will host live Christmas music and FREE hot chocolate, mulled cider, and hot dogs around the fire pit. The Christmas Parade begins at 6 pm with Santa riding into Plowe Park on a fire engine, followed by the annual village tree lighting.

Christmas on Main also includes local business events during the day. Here are some special events happening in the Village on December 2nd:

“Grinchmas” at The Cakery Café

Image courtesy of The Cakery Cafe's Facebook

Image courtesy of The Cakery Cafe’s Facebook

Visit the Cakery Café on Main Street on Saturday, December 2nd, to Greet the Grinch! The Mean One will be at The Cakery from 3:00-6:00 pm for FREE pictures. The bakery will be filled with special Grinchy treats and sweets! Visit for more information.

Violin Christmas Carols

Image courtesy of Creative Designs by Tiffany

Image courtesy of Creative Designs by Tiffany

Located a few steps away from Plowe Park at 78 S Main Street, Creative Designs by Tiffany will be open in the morning from 10 am -1 pm. The shop will reopen at 4:30 pm for Violin Christmas Carols with “Strings for All.” Come listen to your favorite Christmas songs performed by this local group. Visit for more information and other festive events during the holiday season!

Here Comes Santa Paws:

Image courtesy of Dawn's Dawg's Facebook.

Image courtesy of Dawn’s Dawg’s Facebook.

Dawn’s Dawg’s is sponsoring Pet Pictures with Santa! All proceeds will benefit the Dolgeville Forward CAT Project Trap/Neuter/Return!

Pictures will be taken from 12 pm -3 pm at 83 North Main Street (at the former Motor’s diner). Bring your furry family members and make some holiday memories! For more information, Contact Dawn Glode at 315-868-8409.

Don’t miss the opportunity to get into the holiday spirit with great events at Christmas on Main in Dolgeville!

Special thanks to Dolgeville Forward, The Cakey Café, Dawn’s Dawgs, and Creative Designs by Tiffany for providing event images and information!