Special Events

Please click here to purchase tickets to our 61st annual Holiday Shops events.

If you are unable to attend but still wish to support Holiday Shops, we accept sponsorships and auction donations. Please email HolidayShops-Donations@jlw.org for more details.

Exciting Holiday Shops Events

Holiday Shops Grand Opening

Friday, November 22, 2019, 6-10 p.m.

Join us for our Grand Opening event, where guests will enjoy private shopping with great local food and drinks! Be the first to scope out the offerings at Holiday Shops 2019 and celebrate our final year! This event also features our annual online silent auction on Handbid. Through the Handbid app, guests can bid on items during the event, whether they are on site or in another state! With musical entertainment and photo opportunities, this in an event you will not want to miss. Click here to learn more about this event.
Individual Ticket Price: $60 in advance or $75 at the door

Santa Paws

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 1-3 p.m.

Bring your pets to have their photos taken with Mrs. Claws and have a standout Christmas card. Digital photos will be delivered via email after editing has been completed in early to mid-December. Please note: Pets are not allowed inside Dock5 so plan accordingly to shop our amazing merchants and support your community. Doggy daycare will be provided by NoMa Pet Walkers. There are a limited number of tickets available so please purchase early.
Photo Session: $25 per fur family

Family Fun Day with Santa

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Our Family Fun Day features activities such as Santa letter-writing, crafts, and a timed photo opportunity with the best Santa and Mrs. Claus in town with photos by Warren Timothy Photography. Photo time slots will be sold in thirty-minute intervals during this period. Please arrive at the start of your time slot to check-in and receive a number. Then take a walk around the show floor to find great gifts for friends and family. Digital photos will be delivered via email after editing has been completed in early to mid-December.
Photo Session: $30 per family