Downtown River Point Christmas Festival

Downtown River Point Christmas Festival

Date: November 21, 2017

Time: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: The River Point, Downtown Norfolk, NE

Event Details

Celebrate Christmas 2017 on the River Point in Downtown Norfolk!

Get in the Christmas spirit a little earlier than normal at the Annual River Point Christmas Festival, held on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving (November 21st) from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Shop big downtown sales during Black Tuesday Downtown Christmas Shopping, get hot cocoa, see Santa and Mrs. Clause, ride the hayrack rides, and more. Attend the main event, the Christmas Tree Lighting at 7th and Norfolk Avenue at 7:30 PM. See list of all in-store events below and view events maps!

Downtown Events Include

  • Shopping! Stores will be open in the evening!
  • Hay-Rack Rides
  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
  • Campfires with S'Mores
  • Santa & Mrs. Clause
  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (7:30pm at 7th and Norfolk Ave)
  • Hot Cocoa and Cider available along the avenue
  • Christmas Carolers and Strolling Musicians
  • Chili Feed
  • Special In-Store Events
  • Minute to Win It Games on Main Stage
  • and So Much More!

In-Store & Outdoor Events by Block

Check back regularly, as events are frequently added! Some of the sales and events are listed on the Event Map.

1st Street Block

Kookuburras Kloset - Kids Clothes - In-Store Sales 9 AM - 7:30 PM | Hot Apple Cider & Cookies 9 AM - 12:30 PM | Clowns, Balloon Characters, & Glitter Tattoos 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Drawing for a $25 Gift Certificate 7 PM

Smokin Stans - Bottomless Brisket Chili & Beer Cheer Soup

Leon Mexican Restaurant – Salmon Dinner $13.99 Hawaiian Quesadilla $8.99 | Drink Specials – 14 oz. Lime Margarita 99¢ Only! | Pitcher of Margaritas – Any Flavor - $5.99 | Beer Margarita $5.99

Window World - Cotton Candy & Tattoos

2nd Street Block

Nebraska Life Magazine - Holiday Themed Picture for the Family!

Rhonda’s Smok’n BBQ Food Truck – In Front of Copycraft Printing

Healthy Paws – Ornament Decorating with Your Pet

White Mulberry Bakery – Stop By For a FREE Sugar Cookie | Hot Cocoa, Cider & Coffee Available for Purchase

3rd Street Block

Paulyns – Live Dance Performance

Parking Lot on 3rd & Norfolk Ave - Hayrack Loading Station

Downtown Coffee Company – Santa & Mary Clause - 4:30 – 7:30 | Buy a DCC Travel Mug, Get a FREE 16 oz. Drink of Your Choice!

Lead and Stone Men's Apparel - Champagne and Chocolate | Buy One Get One Half Off (Black Friday too!)

Midwest Music Center - Drop Kids Off to School, Then Let Santa Shop! | Blowout Black Tuesday Sales Prices 8 AM - 10 AM | All Day Sale Prices 10 AM - 8 PM

Serendipity – 20% - 50% Off Everything in the Store! | $25 Gift Card Drawing

Grace Community Church – Chili Feed from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Norfolk Natural Market & the pointe Wine Bar – Live Music | Holiday Wine Tastings

Regency Portraits - Purchase $100 in Portrait Gift Certificates, Receive a FREE Family Session ($45 Value)

Blush Boutique – Holiday Open House with Food, Drinks & Special Giveaways

Klubhaus Modern Gaming – Open House with Cookies! | Free Entry for Gaming | Board Games for Everyone on Your List!

I Bee Quilitin - 20% Off Fabric, Including Remnants, Fat Quarters, and Most Kits | 30% Off Selected Skinny Bolts | 20% Off Notions

US Bank Courtyard – Hot Chocolate

S’mores Station

Horse Drawn Carriage Ride Pickup/Dropoff

4th Street Block

Real Estate Solutions – Open House with Hot Apple Cider & Hot Chocolate

Studio 105 - $5 Off Color or Perm and $8 Eye Brow Wax on Black Tuesday | $15 Haircuts Everyday

Ravenwood Art Gallery - $50 Gift Card Giveaway – Hot Apple Cider

Cleveland Bike – 20% Off All Trek Bike and Bontrager Accessories & Clothing

One Office Solution – Holiday Open House

Franc’s – Children’s Activity | Holiday Basket Drawing | Holiday Open House

Sixpence – Holiday Open House with Hot Cider

Main Street Books – Holiday Open House with $20 Gift Card Giveaway | 10% Off Everything (Black Friday, Saturday & Sunday, too!)

Magnolias Home Decor and Design - Make Snow with Frozen's Elsa & Anna | 25% Off All Holiday Items 8 AM - 8 PM | Cider

5th Street Block

Norfolk Daily News – Hot Apple Cider and Photos with Fetch

6th Street Block

Bank of the West – Holiday Open House – All Day

Salvation Army – Carolers and Canteen with Treats

Norfolk Area Chamber – Connect Norfolk Young Professional Social

Hayrack Ride Pickup/Dropoff

Parking Lot – 7th & Norfolk Ave – Christmas Tree & Stage

7th Street Block

Norfolk Police, Fire & Rescue – Check Out Their Trucks and Equipment!


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Downtown River Point Christmas Festival
Downtown River Point Christmas Festival
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Downtown River Point Christmas Festival
Downtown River Point Christmas Festival
Downtown River Point Christmas Festival