BID Events

BID Events

Destination Downtown: The Ultimate Ladies Day


Destination Downtown 2013


Location: Oshkosh Premier Waterfront Hotel (Fashion show & brunch)
                   Algoma Club (Social & additional prize drawings)
Date: May 17, 2014
Time: 10:30am-6pm

For ticket and additional information please click here
Tickets available starting 4/10


Amateur Chili Cook-Off


Chili Cook Off 2014



Location: Opera House Square
Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 9am-3pm (Chili sampling is open to the public at Noon)


For more information on this event please click here


Downtown Trick or Treat



Trick or Treat



Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: October 29, 2014
Time: 4:30-6:30pm


*Click here for a list of participating businesses

*This year will only include trick or treating, no games or activities will be in Opera House Square

*Camera Casino will be taking 5x7 pictures free of charge (1 per group) 

*Caramel Crisp Kids will be having a costume contest; winner will be notifed via email and will win free cookies for a year


Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce/ Network Health Holiday Parade & BID Tree Lighting Ceremony


 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony


Location: Opera House Square & Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 13, 2014
Time: 5-6pm Holiday music & bag give aways (while supplies last) in Opera House Square
           6pm Tree Lighting Ceremony in Opera House Square
           6:30pm Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Parade: This year's theme "Rockin' Holidays" 

Widows Weekend: Scratch & Save Saturday

                                                     Scratch & Save Tickets
Join us for open houses, horse & carriage rides, and scratch and save tickets at participating merchants.
For a list of over 20 participating merchants click here.
Location: Throughout Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 23, 2013
Time: Noon-3pm 
*Horse Carriage rides will be $3.00 per person.
Rides will have 2 pick up/drop off locations. The first location will be on Market St. the second location will be on Main St. by Crescent Moon Antiques and Salvage (537 N. Main)  Rides will last roughly 15 minutes, one way. Round trips will only be made available if there is no line at either location.

Small Business Saturday 

                                             Small Business Saturday
Support Downtown Businesses by Shopping Local! Shop small but spend BIG!
Many businesses will be offering sales and specials, so why not come downtown on November 30th and shop big in small places!
Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 30, 2013
Time: 10am-4pm
Downtown Evening of Holiday Cheer
Enjoy our monthly Gallery Walk along with horse & carriage rides, the Home School Choir singers, sales and specials, and our Clark Griswold themed windows!
Location:  Throughout Downtown Oshkosh
Date: December 7, 2013
Time: 6-9pm 
*Horse & carriage rides will be $3.00 per person. The route will go around our beautifully decorated Opera House Square. The pick up location will be on Market St.



Holiday Open House

Enjoy Downtown Holiday Open Houses & Oshkosh North Madrigal Singers.
Find that PERFECT gift for that special someone!
Location:  Downtown Oshkosh
Date: December 14, 2013
Time: 10am-4pm; Madrigal Singers from 2-4pm