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Journey's End in Downtown Bristol

December 10, 2012

On Tuesday, December 18th (inclement weather date is Thursday, December 20th) at 6:30 PM, Journey’s End will again take place in Historic Downtown Bristol! Starting at the Downtown Center and ending at the Paramount Center for the Arts, Journey’s End is our local interpretation of the Latino tradition of Las Posadas (The Inns). Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem is recreated as they go from inn to inn seeking lodging. The final inn welcomes them in and celebrates their arrival. This Believe in Bristol event lasts a little more than an hour; hot chocolate, cider, cookies and gingerbread will be served. Restaurants will be taking dinner reservations, several of the downtown shops will be open and The Paramount will be host to an event. Come and celebrate Christmas in the heart of our community!

How does Bristol Celebrate Journey’s End?
Our inns are the restaurants on State Street and our innkeepers are various choirs and choral groups. We will begin at the Downtown Center (hot chocolate will be provided) then process by candlelight with Mary and Joseph down State Street. Singing the traditional song and various carols accompanied by instrumentalists, we will arrive at the Paramount Center for the Arts, where we will have gingerbread and hot cider.