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Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: May 21, 2016
Time: Noon-8:00pm


Downtown Trick or Treat



Trick or Treat



Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: October 26, 2016
Time: 4:00-6:00pm


*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

* This event is rain or shine. There is no rain date.

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



Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce & BID Tree Lighting Ceremony


 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony


Location: Opera House Square & Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 5-6pm Holiday music in Opera House Square
           6pm Tree Lighting Ceremony in Opera House Square
           6:30pm Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Parade: This year's theme "Whoville Holiday" 
Letters to Santa
Mailbox for letters to Santa
Location: 9 Downtown Oshkosh locations
2 Blondes 
Klassy Kids Consignment Shoppe

Satori Imports
Market Boutique on Main
Backlot Comedy House
Bodyworks Internationale
Oshkosh Public Library
Winter Farmers Market -Merrill School

Date: November 17, 2016-December 23, 2016
Time: Mailboxes will be placed outside or inside during regular scheduled business hours. 
Details: Have your children write letters to Santa and drop them off at one of the mailbox locations. Parts of the letter might show up on our @oshkoshSanta twitter feed :)


Whoville Holiday/Breakfast with the Grinch


                                    Whoville Holiday


Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 19, 2016
Time: 8:30am-4pm
Click here for details!
Click here for in store specials/activities!


Small Business Saturday

                              Small Business Saturday
Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 26, 2016
Time: During regular scheduled business hours



Downtown Oshkosh Holiday Passport: Shop Local this Holiday Season

Downtown Oshkosh Holiday Passport Program
Spend Local this holiday season and be rewarded! Shop from November 17-December 31 at any of the participating locations, spend $15.00 and receive a stamp in your booklet (1 stamp per location; 1 booklet per person). Collect 5 stamps receive a prize!
Booklets are available at  these 7 participating locations: 2 Blondes, BMO Harris Bank, Bodyworks Internationale, Fire Escape Art Studio
& Gallery, Market Boutique on Main, Satori Imports, or Brinkley's Boutique.
*You can pick up your booklet for free, stamps are only given with a $15 purchase; you can also drop off a charitable donation for the Oshkosh Area Food PantryChristine Ann Center and/or the Oshkosh Area Humane Society at BMO Harris Bank and receive a stamp as well. (Click their name to see their wish list)  
General Information:
5 stamps=$15 gift certificate/card to a participating downtown business
Spend $75 get $15 free!Starting in January you can pick up your gift certificate/card at Brinkley's Boutique located at 419 N. Main Street during their regular scheduled business hours.
• You must collect 5 stamps in order to receive a reward
• You must turn in your booklet at the time of collection
• Gift certificate preferences are first come first serve
• No gift certificates will be handed out after January 31, 2017 
Click here for a list of participating businesses! 
Date, Time, & Location:
November 17, 2015-December 31, 2016
During individual business store hours
50 Participating Businesses 
Cost: Booklets are free of charge. You will  receive 1 stamp per location when you spend $15 or more.  
*1 booklet per person