Friday & Saturday, November 18th and 19th is Waterford's Annual Christmas in the Village - This will be the time to kick off our "Elf on the Store Shelf" event! Every day, starting 11/18 our elf "Sir Water Ford" will be in a different business in Waterford. This event will end on December 18th. **Look for the clue posted on Explore Waterford's Facebook Page and Instagram - the first 5 people to find him each day get entered to win a prize drawing on December 18th!!
Each participating business will have a "Board" or a "Wall" where you can post what you are thankful for. Everyone that posts will be entered to win a prize. Drawing will be on November 23rd. Participating businesses are: Chi Trees & Oils, Kojis Produce, North Waters Esthetics, Kravings, Waterford Stillhouse, Reads by the River Noble House General Store and DJ Custom Floral Shop
Help to decorate our community for the Holidays! Friday, November 25th between 10am - 5pm Choose the area that you would like to decorate ! Call or email to email@example.com to sign up! Time frames will vary depending on job and people helping Christmas Tree Call 262-534-5911 Corner Park Decorating Call 262-534-5911 Decorate the Bridge! Call 262-534-5911 The Wall at Hwy 36 & Main Street Call 262-534-5911 Adopt a Planter on Main Street https://1drv.ms/w/s!Aq0zYaFca6H4h3svXA_ImYy0OM5q?e=PBvChR
Starting Nov 25 , participating businesses will have a barrel outside their business and gather items for a charity of their choice. The Business that has the fullest barrel by Giving Tuesday evening will win a donation to the charity of their choice in their name! Random Acts of Kindness Cards will be available at local businesses to inspire our community , especially in this holiday season
Mark your calendars for this INCREDIBLE HOLIDAY SHOPPING DAY! NOV 26 is SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY and we are going to be kicking off the Holiday Season right! Participating , local businesses will have incredible deals for all your gift giving needs PLUS for every $25 you spend in their shop you will get 1 raffle entry for a chance to win a GRAND PRIZE Gift Basket! Enjoy Christmas Carolers in authentic caroling attire strolling down Main Street for your enjoyment. Rumor has it Elsa , Anna and Olaf will be visiting our quaint downtown as well! There will be a Holiday [...]
Parade, Choir & Tree Lighting, Visits with Santa, Fireworks! - in that order! Hundreds of Waterford and surrounding area residents celebrate Christmas in the streets every year on the first Saturday of December. The parade begins promptly at 5:30 when the VFW steps out to lead the march through downtown as children and families excitedly wait for the colorful, sparkling lights and, of course, candy! Many businesses and organizations participate with brightly lit floats and other vehicles. Weather permitting, the area schools play music while marching, and gymnasts tumble in the streets. Intermingle with Disney princesses , your favorite Superheroes and [...]
Join local businesses as they demonstrate their best to help make your holidays easier! Waterford Stillhouse : Join us at 2:00 or 4:00 for a demo on how to make one of the delicious syrups that we use in our handcrafted cocktails. Release of our Honey Simple Syrup for purchase! The Pink Peony : How to make mini centerpieces ( No registration required) While supplies Wood Chuck Willie : Snowman Chainsaw Carving @ Corner Lot 3rd and Main Explore Waterford : Wreath and Bow Making @ Corner Lot 3rd and Main) Noon Modern Aesthetics by Cala: Cala will demonstrate Microdermabrasion @ [...]
Due to lack of participation and interest, this event has been cancelled. Join us at The Corner Lot Park for the Snowman Competition! A MAx of 10 Teams will be given clues and instructions to go find all the components of the snowman hidden around downtown. The first team to gather ALL snowman parts, get them back to the Corner Park and assemble him- WINS! Come on down and cheer your favorite team with everyone's favorite Snowman- Olaf and join us in a fun sing a long with our very own Eric Carlson! Visit downtown businesses for their snowman specials! [...]
Join Santa and Mrs Claus with their LIVE REINDEER on Dec 16 from 5-7 pm ! Photo Opportunities will be available. Join local businesses as reindeer activities take over Waterford! Waterford Stillhouse will have both a Reindeer Spritzer Drink special ( NA available) and there will be Reindeer Cookie Lab upstairs for the kids for $1 each! Reads by the River will have Reindeer Story Time and take home craft ( while supplies last) The Pink Peony will have face painting and " Snow Globe" Photo Opp! Get 20% off all reindeer merchandise at Love Inc from 5-7 . Rendezvous Jewelers [...]
Receive a free cookie box compliments of Explore Waterford and Spark Loyalty and fill it up with free cookies from local businesses when you shop small. See flyer for particpating businesses. While out , take a moment to vote for your favorite decorated business- vote at Explore Waterford fb page survey Dec 17 only!