WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21
4:30 - 7:30 PM
Scroll down for 2022 Solstice Market Artist & Vendor Announcements! Many downtown businesses are supporting the fun with downtown solstice specials to be enjoyed before and after the walk and market. Be sure to check out all the In-Town Solstice Specials & Promotions as well!
4:30 - 5:30 PM -
5:30 - 6:30 PM -
Ancient Song Therapy (accompanying the Spiral of Light in River Park)
6:30 - 7:30 PM -
Extras & Experiences!
Honor the season by walking the Spiral of Light in River Park. This meditative, community-created labyrinth will be in the park 12/18 - the last week of December.
The Spiral of Light is spearheaded by Stephanie Trueblood with the help of volunteers from HAC, Orange County Historical Museum, the Town of Hillsborough, and the Hillsborough Visitors Center!
Stargazing and sky tours with the CHAOS Astronomers! Find the Astronomers near the Spiral of Light in River Park to learn about the cosmos on Winter Solstice.
1,2,3 Puppetry will lead the lantern walk with their giant moon man & stars!
Eno River Farmers Market Pavilion
Please do not enter from alternate points along River Walk.
Food & Beverage Vendors!
Sweet treats & hot cocoa from Kim's Bake Shop!
Nonalcoholic hot cider & packaged bottles (to-go only) from Botanist & Barrel Cider & Winery!
Lemonade, sweat tea, beef or chicken hot dogs, and vegan burgers from Cates Hot Dogs!
Personal pan pies & Pepsi products from Pizza Hut!
Meet the 2022 Artists!
Click for links to artist websites where available.
Additional support for this program is generously provided by the Hillsborough Tourism Board.