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Merchant Activities


Cedar Creek Settlement Merchant's Association

presents 2022 Festive Friday Eves (FFE)

Fridays 5-8pm

800-827-8020 or 262-377-8020

N70 W6340 Bridge Rd. 

Festive Friday Eves celebrates their 28th year of

presenting an exciting series of five free family-

oriented evening events during the holiday season

at Cedar Creek Settlement. The Settlement features

18 unique shops; gift and specialty shops, antique

stores, galleries, three restaurants, artists studios

and the Cedar Creek Winery nestled in a restored

1864 woolen mill, festively adorned for the holidays

with natural greenery, garlands, beribboned wreaths,

luminaries and thousands of tiny white lights. 

An Enchanted Christmas at the Cedarburg Art Museum

(262) 377-6123

W63N675 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, WI


Museum Hours: 
Thursday through Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday, 12 PM - 4 PM
Extended Hours on Festive Friday Evenings
November 18 - December 16, excludes December 23
5 PM - 8 PM
Stop inside the museum to experience the current exhibitions and shop festive finds in our gift shop filled with local art.  Both adults and children will love the holiday trains and vintage toys throughout the museum.  Visit us each Festive Friday evening from 5-8 PM, excluding December 23.  Inside you can warm up with freshly baked cookies, holiday music, and libations from a limited menu bar featuring a rotation of festive cocktails. Happy holidays!

Small Business Saturday in Cedarburg
November 26, 2022
Come support local businesses in Cedarburg on Small Business Saturday, November 26! The Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce and Port Washington State Bank are giving away $500 in Cedarburg Chamber Gift Checks throughout the day to unsuspecting revelers - just for shopping and dining in Cedarburg!


Cedarburg Annual Tree Lighting
Monday, November 28, 5:30pm

Chamber elves are busy organizing the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Thanks to generous support from Port Washington State Bank, Santa arrives at the Cedarburg Community Center each year in a horse-drawn carriage, ushering in the season of joy and good cheer. Beginning at 5:30pm, families will be treated to a Christmas Concert, cookies, cider, carols, free

make-and-take-crafts provided by local businesses, Secret Santa Workshop and Santa's Mailbox coordinated by the Cedarburg Junior Woman's Club

and, of course, the tree lighting at 7pm led by Santa and local dignitaries.*

*We are doing everything we can to make our tree lighting happen this year! If conditions do not allow us to host in 2022, please stay tuned to this site and the Chamber's Facebook page for updates. 


NOTE:  Not all Cedarburg holiday events are listed on our website. Only events that organizations submitted for posting are listed.



"The Settlement Christmas Showcase"  - Kick off the Christmas season in our charming boutiques in this historic building, featuring handmade and artisan objects of desire.  Live music with Pianist Jay Isaacson.  Cider & cookies, sample Cedar Creek Winery's Christmas wine, food and product sampling.  Gift basket drawing.  Free.  Mel's Charity Cookout (fee). 

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“The Spirit of Christmas" - The first week of December begins the magical month if Christmas & serious shopping. Live music with Pianist Jay Isaacson. Wine, food & product sampling. Apple juice & cookies. Gift basket drawing and Mel's Charity Cookout (fee).

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“Countdown to Christmas” - A night for grown-ups to shop in a festive atmosphere. Complimentary machines from the Settlement merchants.  Live music with The Lou Menchaca Trio, 5-8pm, plus the Grafton High School Choral Group in Victorian finery at 6pm. Gift Basket Drawing. Wine, food & product sampling. Mel's Charity Cookout (fee).

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"Home for the Holidays" - Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend visiting with friends and family.  Make It & Take It Projects (free).  Live music with talented Singer/Pianist Sam McClain.  Plus the Strolling Quartet Cool Beans. Wine, food & product sampling.  Apple juice and cookies.  Gift Basket Drawing. Mel's Charity Cookout (fee).



“Santa's Workshop" - Presented by Cornerstone Community Bank.  Visit with Santa Claus & his Elves in his winter wonderland.  Live music featuring "Songs of the Season" by David HB Drake. Children's holiday ornament crafts.  Wine, food & product sampling.  Apple juice and cookies.   Mel's Charity Cookout (fee). 



“Oh My! 2 Days, 'Til Christmas” - Delight in the "holiday rush" while shopping for unique, useful, beautiful and meaningful very last minute gifts. Live music from singer/musician Bobby Way. Wine, food & product sampling. Gift Basket Drawing.  Mel's Charity Cookout (fee).

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Settlement Holiday Hours: 

Fridays 10a-9p 

Sat, 10a-6p 

Sun, 11a-5p

Mon-Thurs, 10a-5p 

Festive Friday Eves Hours:

Fridays 5-8pm


Extended Hours Christmas Week.
Dec. 24, 10a-3p. 

Dec. 31, 10a-4p


Festive Friday Eves
CAM-Enchanted Christmas
Small Business Saturday
Chamber Tree Lighting
WMQFA Free Day/Crafts
Anchor 1
Union House Classes
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