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Holiday Fen-stival

November 27 All day

The Fennimore Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to our holiday festival – it’s a Holiday Fen-stival! Join us for a day full of activities with fun for all!

Become an event sponsor!

This great holiday event could not be possible without your help! Learn about sponsorship opportunities at the link below.

A very special thank you to these sponsors:

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

Sugar & Spice Bulk Foods LLC
PJ’s Daycare LLC
Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital & Clinics
Midwest Builders Inc.
Wood Law Firm LLC
Grant Regional Health Center
Subway-Fennimore

Bronze Sponsors

Barb Romberg Photography
Second Shot Saloon
Serenity Spa Wellness Center
Rustic Road Photography


Christmas Creations Craft Show

We’re as excited as you are about the return of our annual craft show. Visit the Memorial Building and the Elementary School from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm to check out the wide variety of art, crafts, and vendor booths.

Play Fen-stival BINGO!

Stop by the Chamber’s table at the entrance to both craft show locations where to get your Fen-stival BINGO card! The cards will include a list of all specials, discounts, and activities happening at Chamber businesses throughout the day. Anyone who returns their full BINGO card will be entered into a drawing to win a gift basket full of Chamber business goodies! You’ll also want to stop by our table to purchase exclusive Fennimore merchandise and one-of-a-kind Shop Local Holiday Boxes!

If you’re a Chamber business and you would like to participate, click the link below to share your info with us.

DIY Crafting Workshops

Get creative with DIY Crafting workshops at the new 29:11 and Me DIY Studio, located at 683 Lincoln Avenue! Click the link below to register for these in studio open paint classes taking place the entire day of the Holiday Fen-stival. Please note: You MUST register in advance so they can make sure to have materials there for you.

Schedule a Christmas Story-themed mini-photo session

AJ and Hillary Peterson of The Perfect Blend Photography will be offering Christmas Story-themed mini-photo sessions from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm inside 29:11 And Me Boutique, LLC, located at 980 Lincoln Avenue. Their set will be styled with pieces of Megan Linneman’s handmade home décor, owner of 29:11 and Me Boutique! What an exciting collaboration! Since this is our AJ and Hillary’s first year doing mini shoots, they are providing a HUGE discount – 15 minute sessions with 5 edited images for only $50! Space is limited to 16 slots, so claim yours today on their Facebook page at the link below.

Movie Feature – How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Join the Fennimore United Methodist Church for a feature of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, playing at 1:00 pm. A craft station will be available for kids to create a holiday card for the residents at Divine Rehabilitation & Nursing. Doors will open at noon. Parents are welcome to drop their kids off so they can enjoy the craft show and shop local.

Additional activities taking place around town:

Sugar & Spice Bulk Foods will be hosting their Holiday Open House on both Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27th! Come hungry as they will have lots of samples for you to try including soups, cheeses, snacks, and of course our famous Energy Cookies! Also enjoy 10% off your entire purchase these two days only!

Carr Valley Cheese will be doing a gift basket drawing. Stop in for your chance to win!

MQ Signs, Screenprint, Embroidery & More is giving a free gift to anyone who stops in on Saturday!

29:11 and Me Boutique has an open weekend, so stop in to shop for apparel, accessories, and home décor!

The Fennimore Doll & Toy Museum Gift Shop will be open from 10 am – 2 pm. Stop in to purchase your affordable holiday gifts – right here in Fennimore!

The Fennimore Historical Railroad Museum will be handing our goodie bags from 10 am – 2 pm.

And more!!

Holiday Parade

Participate in our Holiday Parade! The parade will start at 6:00 pm, with lineup beginning at 5:30 pm. We will use the same route at the Fennimore High School’s Homecoming parade. We are even expecting Santa and Mrs. Claus! Anyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in the parade! Please make sure your entry is lit and holiday-themed.

Lighting of the Unity Tree

Immediately following the parade (at approximately 6:30 pm), join the Friends of the Fennimore Library for the annual Lighting of the Unity Tree. Enjoy a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot chocolate, music and caroling, a reading of the Night Before Christmas by the fireplace, and more! Children can visit the library through November 22 to decorate an ornament that they can place on the Unity Tree during the lighting ceremony. Those decorating an ornament will receive a Scholastic book from the Friends of the Fennimore Library in appreciation of their efforts.

Lights in the Park

Visit Oakwood Park for the lighting of our new Lights in the Park holiday light display, along with campfire s’mores. Businesses, organizations, families, and individuals can sponsor a display and decorate it however you choose! There are options to sponsor a tree real Christmas tree that will be provided from Cook’s Woods or an object that already exists at Oakwood Park, including either pavilion, playground, fence sections, and existing trees. We’ll light the park for the first time during our Holiday Fen-stival on and the light display will remain open to the public through Saturday, January 1, 2022.

Clubs and organizations are encouraged to host fundraisers at the pavilions during Lights in the Park. Learn more and sign up to sponsor a display. We will also be challenging our businesses and residents to a holiday light competition! We’re working on finalizing these details, stay tuned for more information to come!

…and so much more!

Bring the whole family or grab your friends to come explore Fennimore for this great event!