Join us ‘Downtown for the Holidays’ and eat local, shop local and be merry all holiday season!

 

November 18th

Holiday Tree Lighting presented by HZL Aviation

Kick off the Holiday Parade and holiday season downtown in Opera House Square! Enjoy live music from 5-6pm and count down along with Mayor Palmeri to the lighting of our holiday tree. The tree lighting will take place at 6pm and can also be viewed on Facebook live beginning at 5:45pm thanks to HZL Aviation.

Watch online!

Downtown Oshkosh Holiday Parade presented by Oshkosh Corporation

Embracing the historic feel of our downtown – let’s celebrate everything holiday and Christmas! Channel your green and red, mistletoe, your favorite holiday characters, movies and songs – or whatever gets you in the spirit! The parade route begins at the intersection of N Main and Ceape and heads north until the intersection of N. Main and Irving. The Downtown Oshkosh Holiday Parade presented by Oshkosh Corporation begins at 6:15pm!

Watch online!

Thank you to our parade sponsors!

November 20th 

Holiday Shop & Stay

Enjoy a fun weekend getaway in Oshkosh! The Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel in Downtown Oshkosh is offering a special rate for those who come shop, stay and play in Downtown Oshkosh November 20th! Check out our downtown boutiques and restaurants, local craft fairs, see a show and so much more! Call 920-230-1900 to book today!

 

November 26th & 27th

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

Shop local and get rewards! Join us in supporting local businesses Friday and Saturday November 26th and 27th! Check out Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals here: https://bit.ly/3nJuHLU

The Love Oshkosh campaign kicks off this weekend as well. Spend $100 at Oshkosh shops, destinations or restaurants between November 26 and December 24 to earn a free pair of stylish socks, while supplies last. So grab some stocking stuffers, order takeout or get yourself something nice. For more information visit loveoshkosh.com!

 

December 3rd

December First Friday – Holiday Open House

Enjoy all Downtown Oshkosh has to offer the first Friday of each month from 5-9pm. Every First Friday we list where you can find the coolest art galleries, shop late, see awesome live musicians, enjoy great cuisine and local beverages and partake in fun downtown experiences (and we heard Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at Brinkley’s Boutique)! Check out December’s participating business!

 

December 11th

Reindeer in the Square presented by the Wisconsin Herd

Grab lunch, do a little shopping and stop by Opera House Square to see LIVE reindeer from 12-3pm. See the reindeer, take photos and enjoy some reindeer games with the Wisconsin Herd!

Holiday Wine Walk

It’s the most wonderful wine of the year! Get your holiday shopping done and enjoy wine samples from over 20 downtown businesses from 2-6pm on Saturday, December 11th. Tickets go on sale November 12th at NOON. Learn more

 

All Holiday Season!

Letters to Santa

Drop off your letters to Santa all holiday season in our mailbox in Opera House Square! Drop your letters off by December 15th for a response from Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elves!

Download the letter template and coloring page!

Holiday Photo Opportunities

Take a photo under the mistletoe and capture memories in Downtown Oshkosh thanks to Visit Oshkosh! Murals are located at 101 Algoma Blvd and 427 N Main Street.

Love Oshkosh – Shop Local, Get Rewards!

Spend $100 at Oshkosh shops, destinations or restaurants between November 26 and December 24 to earn a free pair of stylish socks, while supplies last. So grab some stocking stuffers, order takeout or get yourself something nice. Learn more!