Scenes from the Tryon Christmas Stroll
Published 10:33 am Monday, December 4, 2023
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Mayor Alan Peoples visited just about every single shop on Trade Street.
Santa is happy to pose with Diane Heck, a visitor from Pennsylvania.
Scott and Colleen Carter of Campobello with sons Abbott and Waylon enjoying seeing everything from the perspective of their Radio Flyer wagon.
Connie Cook enjoyed a stream of shoppers stopping in Wild Petunias.
The Clover Pickers band was a crowd favorite playing a couple of sets of holiday music.
The Tokar Family from Tryon takes a moment to rest up before tackling more shops.
Allan Casavant and Luta Licato Sabo of Tryon enjoy getting in the spirit.
Laurie and Emma Anderson, Tryon.
Ann and Brett Stimm from Landrum.
Kellie and Kirin Mitchell made the short drive up from Campobello to enjoy the festivities.
George and Susie Garrison enjoyed sharing their Discount Emporium with their dogs Sugar and Benji and dozens of visitors.
Yelssy and Paul Manza of Notox Wellness were happy to introduce visitors to their new business.
Carol Browning was on hand representing the Rotary Club of Tryon.
Keith Troutman, guitarist from Landrum, entertains in front of Marengo Tapas and Bar on the Plaza.
Scarlett Morgan and Bert Coffing made it up from Blue Ridge, SC.
Tryon Firefighters Kole McKeown and Patrick Corn suggest that Santa make sure the chimney fires are out before scrambling down them on Christmas.
Amanda Brewer and Lyndsie Cook from Tryon Family Dentistry were happy to give out candy without worrying about cavities. After all, it’s the holidays!
Cornelia Scibetta and Nancy Holland were pleased to see so many folks stop in at the Tryon Painters and Sculptors gallery.
Charli Johnson and Emma Rose Selbee.
Raquel Olivo and Alessandra Tencza happened to be in Tryon from California. They said it was their lucky day!
Chris DuPre enjoys escorting his kids, Kai and Dakota, up and down Trade Street.
Santa had to spend a bit of time checking over his “naughty and nice” list with the Kury Family from Spartanburg. He checked them all down as “nice!”
Debbie Thompson (violin), Jeanette (keyboard) and Jim (harmonica) Shackelford provided plenty of Christmas favorites.
The Tryon Downtown Development Association coordinated the annual Tryon Christmas Stroll to help kick off the holidays. A little drizzle didn’t dampen spirits as hundreds ventured downtown to enjoy visiting all the shops that stayed open late, getting to pose with Santa, listening to live music, enjoying an assortment of treats, and mingling with friends and visitors.