Holiday Events

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Home for the Holidays Shopping

Event Dates Nov 3-11

Get an early start on holiday shopping, decorating, and creating – and win prizes! This original Twisted Sisters event has now become a downtown tradition.

Support some of our beloved, hometown shops, who have come together for this holiday shopping season event! Participating locations will offer a prize give-away drawing just for stopping in. PLUS -Pick up a punch card at participating locations, and make the rounds to all of them to enter for your chance to win a $200 Chamber Check. Drop your passport in the Chamber front door mail slot by end of day on the 13th.

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Get Caught Shopping Small

Event Date Nov 25, 2023

Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Beaver Dam! Chamber elves will try and “catch” you shopping on Small Business Saturday, November 25, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Shop at any participating business for your chance to win prizes just for SHOPPING LOCALLY!

Chamber elves will be going into participating businesses looking for shoppers. If YOU are one of the shoppers who is “caught,” you’ll be handed an immediate prize.  Participating locations (being added daily) include: 

Art on the Town Wisconsin
Earthshine Candles
McKinstry’s Home Furnishings
Nancy Zieman Sewing Studio
Tender Spirit Reiki
Chippy’s Popcorn
Active Outfitters
Twisted Sisters 

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Rotary Lights at Swan Park

Event Date November 24th through January 1st

Stop down the day after Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day as Swan Park is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights.

Free admission as always. 

Sponsored by the Beaver Dam Rotary Club. 

Santa's Hometown Adventure

Event Date Dec 2, 2023

Start your day with an Adventure through Santa’s Hometown! Experience a fun-filled day stacked with activities for the whole family, and maybe meet a few of your favorite characters along the way!. 

Attendees will enjoy countless adventures including a visit to Santa’s Magical Workshop and special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Mrs. Claus and Santa himself! 

Round out your day with more Holiday Festivities: Cocoa Walk & Shop Event, Visit Santa, Holiday Open House, and the Holiday Parade.

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Holiday Parade

Event Date Dec 2, 2023

Enjoy the Finale of Santa’s Hometown Holiday Adventure and float into the Holiday Season with our annual Holiday Parade! 

The parade will run on the 200 & 100 block of Front St. Turning Right on Spring Street and ending at Mill Street.

Interested in entering a float into the parade. All the details including entry form can be found HERE.

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Holiday Open House

Event Date Dec 2, 2023

Come in and warm up before the parade! View the Chamber tree lighting! Take a break from the festivities at the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce Open House while kids make crafts.

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Cocoa Walk

Event Date Dec 2, 2023
10 am – 3 pm (hours of operation for businesses may vary)

For the LOVE OF CHOCOLATE! Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to enjoy delicious samples of hot cocoa and chocolate treats while shopping small for the holidays in downtown Beaver Dam discovering new businesses and new sights.

Enjoy shopping and sampling! Shopping doesn’t get sweeter than this! This is a free sampling event while supplies last.

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