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CLICK HERE to view and download information about the Passport to Christmas in the Square program.
CLICK HERE to register your business as a Passport Stop for the 2017 Passport to Christmas in the Square program.
The Lockport Chamber of Commerce is very excited to continue the Passport to Christmas in the Square program in partnership with the City of Lockport, Lockport Township Government and the Lockport Township Park District for the 2017 Holiday Season. In addition to the family friendly holiday themed events happening at Christmas in the Square at Central Square, the Passport to Christmas in the Square program will include Christmas Caroling, a select number of downtown Lockport businesses that will be “Passport Stops”, family activities, local shopping, buggy rides and much more!
How does the Passport to Christmas in the Square program work?
It’s a free program for attendees! All interested attendees of the Christmas in the Square program at Central Square will visit the Lockport Chamber of Commerce booth at the event. There they will receive a map of participating businesses (Passport Stops) and buggy stops around the downtown area. Attendees make their way downtown by foot or by buggy visiting various participating businesses and completing a family activity at that business in exchange for a “passport stamp”, which will be different for each participating business. Attendees who collect stamps on their passports will receive a free entry into a raffle at the end of the event. Raffle will take place during the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4:30p. Must be present to win.
What kind of Family Activity should my business offer?
You are welcome to use your imagination, but before you make a final decision, please check with the Lockport Chamber to make sure your idea isn’t already being used by another business. Some suggestions:
- Write a letter to Santa
- Serve Hot Chocolate
- Host storytelling
- Host a Christmas Coloring contest
My business wants to be a Passport Stop in the Passport to Christmas in the Square program! How do we participate?
Participation in the Passport to Christmas in the Square program is FREE (however, a minimum donation of $25 is greatly appreciated to help with advertising costs) ONLINE ONLY and limited to the first 12 businesses who meet the following criteria:
- Must have a storefront or location in the downtown Lockport area (8th to the north, 12th St. to the south, State St. to the east including Landing and South Landing areas, Washington St. to the west).
- Please consider making a donation even if your business is not a Passport Stop! Please contact the Chamber office for details.
- Participation is available on a first come, first serve basis to businesses who register as a Passport Stop at the website listed below.
Thank you for your interest in this program! Please contact the Chamber Office with any questions.