5th Annual Holiday Open House To Be Held Saturday, November 5


5th annual Holiday Open House to be held Saturday, November 5
The event celebrates the start of the holiday shopping season

ANNOUNCEMENT – November 2, 2022: The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District (EID) will host the 5thannual Holiday Open House Presented by Riverside Capital Management Group Jim Back, CFP® Financial Advisor & Daniel Schweikhart Financial Advisor in Downtown Evansville on Saturday, November 5 from 10 AM – 3 PM.

The event coincides with the return of many of the EID’s signature holiday decorations including the giant 12’ nutcrackers at the archway at Main and Second Streets, a 10’ Christmas tree, a 12’ snowflake, and the “Tunnel of Light” installed on the lawn of Old National Bank’s headquarters at 1 Main St.

At 12 PM on Saturday a special unveiling of Santa’s Mailbox Presented by Riverside Capital Management Group Jim Back, CFP® Financial Advisor & Daniel Schweikhart Financial Advisor will be held at the corner of Main and Third Streets. Children in attendance will be able to write their letters to Santa and place them in the mailbox. The EID is providing stationary, envelopes (including a return address envelope), and individual pencils for children. All letters should be place in the mailbox by December 15. The letters will be delivered to Santa Claus, IN, where Santa’s elves will respond to each letter in time for Christmas. A stamp is not necessary.

Downtown stores and restaurants will be open and offering holiday gifts and specials throughout the day. Vendors will also join our existing brick and mortar locations along Main Street. Enjoy live music by local musician Maggie Hollis at the Encounter Church covered patio (317 Main Street) as guests stroll from shop to shop. Downtown restaurants will be open for dining. Precipitation is in the forecast, so bring your umbrella and join us for holiday shopping. “This event is our kickoff to the holiday season. Our shops are anxious to showcase their holiday offerings. We look forward to welcoming shoppers to Downtown Evansville, with our merchants’ emphasis on unique items and exceptional, personalized service,” said Josh Armstrong, president, EID.

Visit DowntownEvansville.com or follow Downtown Evansville Indiana on any social media platform for event details. 

About Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District 

Following a 2017 petition process of member property owners, the EID was formed in 2018 to provide benefits and services to member properties paid for by a special annual assessment on these properties. The EID builds a move active and inclusive Downtown Evansville. It enhances resident, consumer, investor, worker, and visitor experiences in Downtown Evansville. In 2022, the EID will produce 12 large-scale events in Downtown Evansville, welcoming over 50,000 people to the District.

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