Lightin' Up & City Christmas Tree Lighting

Lightin' Up & City Christmas Tree Lighting

November 24, 2017. 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Downtown Kenosha

Lightin' Up & City Christmas Tree Lighting
Join us in Downtown Kenosha as we light up the town for the holiday season! Festivities include our City Christmas Tree Lighting, free Electric Streetcar and Trolley rides, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus and so much more! Downtown businesses will stay open late and welcome you in for special sales and promotions, live entertainment, family activities and old-fashioned holiday cheer! Plus, don't forget to vote for your favorite holiday display in the Lightin' Up Business Decorating Contest!

4:00 to 5:00pm - City of Kenosha Christmas Tree Lighting
Fountain Plaza, West of Kenosha Public Museum | 5500 First Avenue
Visit with the Snow Princess and Frost Queen and enjoy holiday music beginning at 4pm. Join Santa Claus and Mayor John Antaramian for the count down to the Tree Lighting at 5pm.

4:00 to 9:00pm - Free Electric Streetcar and Trolley Rides
Kenosha’s Electric Streetcars and the Lakefront Trolley will be decked out in holiday style! Enjoy holiday story-telling aboard the Trolley. Rides are FREE from 4 to 9pm. Look for Streetcar and Trolley boarding signs throughout Downtown.

5:30 to 8:30pm - Visit With Santa Claus
Rhode Center for the Arts | 514 56th Street
Come see the one and only Santa Claus at the historic Rhode Center for the Arts! Visits with Santa are free. Don’t forget your camera to capture these special memories!

5:30 to 9:00pm - Letter Writing with Mrs. Claus
Actor’s Craft 7th Avenue Theater | 4900 7th Avenue
Mrs. Claus is here to help children write letters to her famous husband! Letters will be deposited in her special North Pole Mailbox and personally delivered to Santa Claus.

5:00pm & Later - Lightin' Up Downtown
Enjoy family activities, live entertainment and special promotions at Downtown shops, restaurants, galleries, and other businesses. Roaming carolers and musicians add holiday cheer along our illuminated streets. Plus, VOTE for your favorite holiday lights display in our annual Lightin' Up Business Decorating Contest!


LIGHTIN' UP SPECIALS & ACTIVITIES:

A Summer's Garden Florist & Gifts | 5617 6th Avenue
In-store specials and stop in and enter our Christmas Raffle!

Actor's Craft 7th Avenue Theater & Acting Studio | 4900 7th Avenue
Letters to Santa! Mrs. Claus will help your child write letters to her famous husband. She has her North Pole Mailbox ready to personally deliver letters to Santa Claus!

Alpaca Art | 5813 6th Avenue
$6 and $9 Ornaments. No extra studio fees on these items!

Avenue A Arts Dance Studio | 5913 6th Avenue 'A'
Learn a dance combo from our Dancing Elves! Plus, free Nutcracker Ornament.

Bisou Lingerie | 635 58th Street
Black Friday special - all Black panties are buy one, get one FREE!

Century Pub & Eatery | 5511 6th Avenue
Free appetizer with two meals purchased. Starting at 11am. Karaoke with Dave Ferkin starting at 9pm. Gift basket raffle.

Daybreak Church | 5631 6th Avenue
Free Coffee. Free Kids Christmas Craft. Date night raffle basket to Downtown businesses - $50 value! Adults who stop by get a ticket for a chance to win! (Don't need to be present to win). Christmas Music. Bathrooms open to the public.

Duck Duck Goose Children's Resale Shop | 5810 6th Avenue
25% OFF everything!

Elsie Mae's Cannery & Pies | 5819 6th Avenue
Make-Take-and-Bake Cutie Pies - $3.

Equinox - The Body & Soul Boutique | 5901 6th Avenue A
Live music by Trombone Dave & The Lawn Clippings, plus paper quilled ornament artwork by Sava Savic.

Franks Diner | 508 58th Street
Free Santa Claus Graham Cracker Cookie making activity.

Hazel Grace Vintage | 5537 6th Avenue
Live acoustic guitar music.

In the Garden of Eden | 711 57th Street
Free gift with purchase and drawing for $20 gift certificate.

Jockey Factory Store | 5500 6th Avenue
50% off select styles. Please see sales associate for details.

K9 Kibble | 5535 6th Avenue
Make a bandana for your dog!

Kenosha Art Association | 5615 7th Avenue
Artist demonstrations 5-8pm and Silent Auction for 10 themed gift baskets.

LaMacchia Travel Agency | 618 55th Street
The Holidays are a time for reflection and appreciation. LaMacchia Travel would love for you and your family to stop in and join us for a Holiday cocktail for the adults and a Hot Chocolate for the Kids along with hors d’oeuvres and grab bag prizes! We will also be revealing a sneak peek at our Incredible One Day Sale! Hope to see you all there!

Lemon Street Gallery & ArtSpace | 4601 Sheridan Road
Experience a kinder, gentler Black Friday at Lemon Street Gallery! Free cider and sweets.

Live a Little | 5811 6th Avenue
20% off clothing and oil diffuser jewelry. Stop by and try one of our treats made with Doterra Oils.

Lulu Birds | 720 58th Street
20% off Backroads totes and handbags, Big White Yeti candles, and Perennial Soaps.

Madison Bleu Fashion Boutique | 4906 7th Avenue
Christmas cookie decorating station and mini Christmas stockings filled with treats. 10% off your entire purchase!

Mangia Wine Bar | 5717 Sheridan Road
Special cocktail in the bar along with Happy Hour specials.

Mike Bjorn's | 5614 6th Avenue
Buy two ties get one free (equal or lesser value).

My Animix | 5702 7th Avenue
Save big with 20-60% off all your favorite Anime Stuff & get a FREE Gift with purchase of $20 or more!

Myrtle Mae's Sugar Emporium | 5819 6th Avenue
Build and fill a gingerbread house with candy - $10.

PUBLIC Craft Brewing Co. | 716 58th Street
Details coming soon!

Red Roses Bead Haven | 4726 7th Avenue
Children's beading crafts.

Rettungs-Haus Shepherds | 5812 6th Avenue
Enjoy DJ music, food and gift basket raffles!

Re:Vision Gallery | 4625 Sheridan Road
Free treats for holiday shoppers!

Robin's Nest Cakery | 621 56th Street
$1.50 Hot Cocoa & Marshmallows.

Rustic Road Brewing Co. | 5706 6th Avenue
A visit from Ol' Dirty Santa and specials on our Chocolate Milk Stout!

Sandy's Popper | 5503 6th Avenue
Decorate a Homemade Popcorn Ball Ornament for FREE for kids. Complimentary hot chocolate and 1/2 priced coffee.

Sazzy B | 5623 6th Avenue
$5 Candy Cane Martinis.

Scoops Ice Cream & Candies | 5711 8th Avenue
First 100 customers will receive a free brownie pop! Starting at 5 pm. $3 melting snowman cocoa and hot caramel apple cider.

S.J. Crystals | 5701 6th Avenue
Details coming soon!

Something Different | 5716 6th Avenue
Details coming soon!

The Buzz | 5621 6th Avenue
$1 Hot Chocolate & Cookie Combo.

The Pine Blossom | 5925 6th Avenue 'A'
Enter to win a fully decorated Christmas Tree!

Trecroci Realty | 522 56th Street, Suite 101
Free Mugs of Holiday Candy (while supplies last).

Upbeat Wellness & Stolfe's Portside Percussion Studio | 5029 6th Avenue
Enter the UpBeat Wellness Bucket Drum Raffle for your chance to win a bucket drum filled with drumming & wellness goodies! ($50 value). Also, Buy 3 Get 3 FREE! Purchase three months (12-30 minute sessions) of drum/percussion lessons and get three 30-minute lessons free! ($75 value). Must be a new student. Offer good in studio between 5-9pm on 11/24/17 only - ask for details.

Yoga & Friends | 5721 6th Avenue
Free class passes to de-stress over the holidays!


Lightin' Up is brought to you by the City of Kenosha and Downtown Kenosha, Inc.