Downtown Christmas Festival

A horse-drawn carriage at the 2017 Downtown Christmas Festival in Norfolk. The festival was postponed one week as a snow storm hits the area Tuesday.

NORFOLK - The Downtown Riverpoint Christmas Festival has been postponed to next week.

The festival and Black Tuesday sales will now take place Tuesday December 3rd due to the weather conditions forecasted for this week.

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