BRADENTON BEACH -- The Bridge Street Merchants are hosting its inaugural Lighting of Bridge Street on Small Business Saturday Shop Local. The evening will include music, food, crafts and a full bar from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Historic Bridge Street .
The Bridge Street Merchants, a non-profit comprised of business owners along Bridge Street and the Bradenton Beach community, have been raising money to light up the area with Christmas lights to make this a destination. Food will be provided by O'Shucks restaurant from Cortez. The event is free to the public and will be held at 107 Bridge St.
Organizers suggest using the free island trolley, which runs until 10:30 p.m. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-906-0668.