BID Events

BID Events



unWINEd in Downtown Oshkosh-Wine Walk


Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 6:00-9:30pm


Glow in the Dark Theme!


Downtown Trick or Treat



Trick or Treat



Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 4:00-6:00pm


*Click here for a list of participating businesses

* 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) 



Holiday Parade & BID Tree Lighting Ceremony

*Brought to you by the Downtown Oshkosh Business Improvement District


 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony


Location: Opera House Square & Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 13, 2018
Time: 5-6pm Holiday music in Opera House Square
           6pm BID Tree Lighting Ceremony in Opera House Square
           6:15pm  Holiday Parade: This year's theme "Winter Wonderland" 

Holiday Parade Lineup

Holiday Parade Exit Map

Holiday Parade Directions/Drop off Instructions

Holiday Parade Arrival Times


Letters to Santa
Mailbox for letters to Santa
Location: 5 Downtown Oshkosh locations
Klassy Kids Consignment Shoppe

Satori Imports
Market Boutique on Main
Backlot Comedy House

Date: November 16, 2017-December 23, 2017
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 17, 2018
Time: 8:30am-4pm
Details here


Small Business Saturday

                              Small Business Saturday
Location: Downtown Oshkosh
Date: November 24, 2018
Time: During regular scheduled business hours



Downtown Oshkosh Holiday Passport: Spend Local this Holiday Season

Spend Local this holiday season and be rewarded! Shop from November 16-December 31 at any of the participating locations, spend $15.00 and receive a sticker in your booklet (1 sticker per location; 1 booklet per person). Collect 5 sticker receive a prize!
Booklets are available at  these 5 participating locations: BMO Harris Bank, Fire Escape Art Studio
& Gallery, Market Boutique on Main, Satori Imports, or Brinkley's Boutique.
*You can pick up your booklet for free, stickers 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 sticker as well.
(Click their name to see their wish list)  
General Information:
5 stickers=$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 stickers 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, 2018 
Click here for a list of participating businesses! 
Date, Time, & Location:
November 16, 2017-December 31, 2017
During individual business store hours
50 Participating Businesses 
Cost: Booklets are free of charge. You will  receive 1 sticker per location when you spend $15 or more.  
*1 booklet per person