Mid-November - Mid-December
Welcome to Cedarburg, WI, a beautiful destination any time of year, but especially so during the Christmas season! Stroll our beautiful downtown, where centuries-old limestone buildings house enticing shops, art galleries, coffee houses, and cozy pubs and restaurants. Shopkeepers adorn their storefronts with artfully crafted, seasonal decorations, thousands of twinkling lights brighten wintry skies over our picturesque downtown Historic District, and our two gracious historic inns greet weary travelers with the warmth of a home from days gone by.
A shopper's delight, Cedarburg offers everything from modern arts and accessories to nostalgic antiques and toys, to artful attire for the entire family. Already honored by Forbes Magazine as one of the prettiest towns in America in 2011, by msn.com as Wisconsin's winner in their list of Most Beautiful Main Streets in every state, and as one of the Midwest's sixth best holiday shopping towns in Midwest Living, it was with great delight we found Cedarburg topped the list of Wisconsin's best Christmas towns in 2015! Now you can find us on Reader's Digest Top 10 Small Towns That Have the Most Christmas Spirit! CLICK HERE to read the article.
Long renowned for its many traditional holiday events such as Festive Friday Eves, the Rivoli Theater's Holiday Film Series and the Cedarburg Artist's Guild's Holiday Art Fair, and A Cedarburg Christmas' Santa's Workshop, Cedarburg offers countless seasonal entertainment venues. A multitude of holiday happenings take place every single day from mid-November through Christmas Day. Search our calendar to plan your next holiday visit, and find out for yourself why Cedarburg is home to everyone during the holidays!
Santa's Dash Away 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, December 12, 2020
W63N641 Washington Avenue, Downtown Cedarburg
Check in/Registration: 7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Start time: 8:30 a.m.
Help keep Santa's Workshop in downtown Cedarburg during the holiday season by participating in the 6th annual Santa's Dash Away 5K, sponsored by Festivals of Cedarburg, Inc. and Cedarburg Parks and Recreation. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to join in the holiday spirit and participate in a 5K run/walk where all proceeds go directly toward A Cedarburg Christmas, which coordinates the Santa's Workshop each holiday season. Over 500 families visit the charmingly decorated Workshop annually for free visits with Santa each year.
Registrations for the Santa's Dash Away are accepted all the way through race day. Fee: $30 (runner or walker). Register before November 20 and received a free Tshirt and Santa mask! Race packets will be available at the check-in table starting at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Cedarburg Community Center located at W63N641 Washington Avenue, Downtown Cedarburg on Saturday, December 12. The run will take place along the Interurban Trail, with the start and finish near the Interurban Bridge and Santa's Workshop.
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Please note: Online registrations will close after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 10. For walk up registrations please download the registration form (click here) and bring it with $30 or your check made out to Festivals of Cedarburg, to the check-in table in front of the Cedarburg Community Gym between 7:30 - 8:15 a.m. on December 12!
Ozaukee Nonprofit Center presents
Illuminate Ozaukee – A Holiday Light Show
Herman A Zeunert Park
N25W5598 Taft St.
Cedarburg, WI 53012
For seven nights during the month of December, Ozaukee Nonprofit Center and over 50 participating businesses and nonprofits will turn Zeunert Park in Cedarburg into a winter wonderland of holiday lights. Visitors will be invited to wind through the park in their vehicles while enjoying the twinkling lights of the season. A suggested donation of $10 per vehicle is appreciated. Proceeds from the event will benefit Ozaukee Nonprofit Center, a 501c3 organization and our nonprofit Partner Agencies.
Friday, December 4th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 5th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday, December 11th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 12th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday, December 18th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 19th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 26th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm