City of Reading Holiday Walk

Kick off the holiday season with a festival on Reading's charming Benson Street.

Presented by the Reading Bridal District and WeTHRIVE! in Reading.

Saturday, December 2, 2023   |   6pm
West Benson St., Reading, OH 45215

Crib Dedication & Tree Lighting

Join the girl scouts for a City of Reading Christmas tradition! The crib dedication and tree lighting will take place at the corner of Reading Rd. and Benson St.

Storefront Scavenger Hunt

Enjoy a bit of Christmas nostalgia as you stroll past beautifully-decorated storefronts. Pick up a scavenger hunt passport from the WeTHRIVE booth.

Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Take a photo with the big guy!

Skating Rink & Bounce House

Stop by the bounce house (donated by A-1 Amusement & Party Rental) and the iceless skating rink for more festive fun!

Live Nativity

St. Paul Lutheran Church will be continuing their tradition of bringing the Christmas story to life with a live nativity from 6:30-8:30PM.

Christmas Shopping

Support small businesses and shop for unique, locally-made gifts at our local shops and pop-up vendor tents.


Grab dinner at a local restaurant or a food truck and snack on treats from vendors.

Hot Drinks

Keep cozy with hot chocolate and other hot drinks from local vendors!

Schedule of Events

6PM: Girl Scout Crib Dedication and Tree Lighting
at the corner of Reading Rd. and Benson St., near the Love mural

6:30-8:30PM: St. Paul Lutheran Church Live Nativity
at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 106 Maple St.