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!

Hot Drinks

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

Christmas Shopping

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


Grab a snack and support our community organizations-- Win-win!


Keep an ear out for the carolers from local organizations who will be spreading Christmas cheer throughout the evening.

Schedule of Events


Get Involved

We're looking for local vendors and sponsors to help us make another wonderful event this year!

Interested in learning more? Email