December 2, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 pm in Downtown Neenah
Did you know?
A Very Neenah December is hosted and coordinated by Future Neenah, a 501c(3) nonprofit. We are funded solely on donations and sponsorships. Your donations make it possible for us produce quality, community events. Thank you!
Thank you to all of our sponsors!
A Very Neenah Christmas Presented By:
Ice Sculpture Garden
Santa & Santa’s Mailbox
Overall Supporting Sponsors:
2021 Window Winners:
The Downtown Neenah Pride Unequaled Christmas: N = A holiday window that is theme-related to the hosting business. Tie in your personal brand. Dairy Queen
Neenah With Pride Award: Best use of community elements (ex. Clocktower, lighthouse, rocket playground, etc.) Luxe Fine Jewelry
A Christmas Story Award: A window based on any holiday book, song or movie theme. Greene’s Pour House
The Perfect Present Award: The window that best ‘wraps it all up’ — best use of décor and props. Red Door Mercantile
The Merry & Bright Award: Brightest window with pop of color or lights. Paper City Pub
The Frozen Award: The window with the best mannequins, they were frozen still in the window scene. NOT the movie Frozen. Elements Unleashed
Warms the Heart Award: The most emotionally compelling window that tugs at your heart strings. Tricia’s Treasures
Holly Jolly “Merry” Christmas Award: The humorous holiday window that makes you smile or laugh. Jessie’s Barber & Beauty
Santa’s Choice Award: Judges choice of a holiday window. The Natural Boutique
In the Eyes of a Child Award: A window geared toward children. Bellwether Interior Design
People’s Choice – Facebook online voting with photo ‘likes’ now through December 19! Red Door Mercantile
Additional Christmas Fun!
Friday, December 2 – Sunday, December 18
Letters to Santa
Drop off your letter to Santa in the red mailbox in front of the Future Neenah office (135 W. Wisconsin Ave) by December 19. Make sure to include your address because Santa told us he will be writing back! You can write your own letter or use this Santa Letter Template .
** Santa’s elves have taken the mailbox back to the North Pole for the 2021 season **
Thank you to our Santa sponsor: Associated Bank
Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt
There will be 10 Gingerbread hidden in Downtown Neenah. Download this Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt Form or pick up a copy up at the Future Neenah Office (135 W. Wisconsin Ave) to track where you find them. Turn it in by December 19 and you can be entered to win a GIANT Gingerbread cookie. Winner will be drawn on December 20! ** The 2021 Gingerbread hunt is now over! **
Thank you to our Gingerbread sponsor: Festival Foods
Hints to help gingerbread hunters……….
*You will get a good view of me if you are sitting on the Lion’s Tail patio
East WI Ave:
*Find me near a place to rest your weary head
*Find me where you would turn a page with this founding father
*Find me near where you would roast those chestnuts you bought at the Farmers Market
200 Block West Wisconsin:
*Find me where you might skate thru the holidays
*Find me where you might find directions for the trestle loop
*Find me where some Downtown Neenah workers might be having a picnic lunch
*Find me near who said 4 score and 7 years ago
100 Block West Wisconsin:
*Find me near where you would mail a letter to Santa
*Find me near “We are Neenah, WI”