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 7, 2024
West Benson St., Reading, OH 45215

2023 Festive Fun

(Stay tuned for 2024 updates!)

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!

2023 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.