Friday, November 17

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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The kick off to the Holiday Season is happening in the historical Broadway District! The official countdown to the illumination will be officiated by Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt at 5:30 p.m. at the corner of Broadway and Hubbard St. Join us as we light up the Broadway district with Christmas lights and holiday cheer!

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- Free horse drawn carriage rides

- Gather on Broadway, 139 N Broadway

     - Visit with Santa and have your picture taken

     - Cookie Decorating

     - Hot Chocolate Bar

- Old Fort Square, 211 N Broadway

     - Ornament Decorating

     - Letters to Santa

     - Mischief and Magic

     - Bruce the Spruce Jr. 


Gingerbread Home Tour

The annual Gingerbread Home Tour on Broadway will also kick off during the Lighting Ceremony. Make sure to visit the Broadway businesses through New Years Eve to vote for your favorite. One lucky voter will receive a $50 gift card to a Broadway business of their choice.

Participating Businesses:


The Gift Itselfgingerbread homes

Petal Pusher

Sassy Girl

Neville Public Museum

The Exclusive Co. 

Monzu Bakery & Custom Cakes

SIL Restaurant

Beerntsen's Candies

Pete's Garage

On Broadway, Inc. 

Salon FiftyFour

Glass Nickel

A Bag Lady

Prophit Marketing

Wild Ginger

The Cannery Public Market