• Holiday Open House & Market

    November 20, 2018

    Fort Chamber Hosts Holiday Open House and Market
    Celebrate the holidays in Fort Atkinson at the annual Holiday Open House and Market on Saturday, December 1st. Shoppers will enjoy refreshments, in-store specials, strolling carolers, trolley rides, hayrides with Santa and more while finding gifts for everyone on their holiday list.  Shoppers can enter the Holiday Red Box drawing at participating merchants for a chance to win prizes as a reward for supporting local businesses that day. One grand prize winner will win the Giant Red Box, valued at over $1,500, filled with numerous gifts and gift certificates donated by chamber retail merchants. Additional winners will receive chamber gift certificates in $100 and $50 denominations. The Giant Red Box will be on display at the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce office leading up to the Holiday Open House.
    Entries for the Giant Red Box will be available to shoppers on Saturday, December 1. Participating retailers are open from 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. and a list is available at the chamber office, at local retailers, or by visiting the chamber website at f­ort­cham­ber­.com.
    Purchases made at participating merchants on December 1 will support this year’s Merchants Making a Difference recipients: Fort Atkinson Food Pantry and Fort Atkinson Community Theatre. The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce will also be accepting donations for the Food Pantry during the week of November 26 through December 1. 
    The Market locations include Café Carpe, Creamery 201, First Congregational Church, The Fort Atkinson Club, The American Legion Dugout, Soulful Toad and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Market locations are open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with more than 80 farmers and arts vendors. Find locally made holiday treats and handcrafted gifts from local artisans. Enjoy live music, the Fort Atkinson High School Art Show, children’s arts activities, community groups, food, prizes and more. There is also a free trolley route to and from each location.
    For details about the Holiday Open House and Market and other special holiday events at participating retailers, visit fortchamber.com/holiday-open-house-market or call (920) 563-3210. Shop local and shop small this holiday season!

    Olivia Ault, Tourism Manager
    (920) 563-3210