The annual Mission Downtown Business Association’s Customer Appreciation event featured plenty of deals as well as a troupe of travelling carolers to help put everyone in the holiday spirit. / Kevin Mills Photo

The annual Mission Downtown Business Association’s Customer Appreciation event featured plenty of deals as well as a troupe of travelling carolers to help put everyone in the holiday spirit. / Kevin Mills Photo

Mission downtown businesses host holiday event

Annual Customer Appreciation event attracts shoppers to downtown core

The Mission Downtown Business Association held its annual Customer Appreciation event on Thursday (Nov. 29) night.

Participating businesses offered special deals and samples to shoppers to help kick-start the holiday season.

There were even strolling carolers walking downtown to entertain shoppers and help create some holiday spirit.