Shop Downtown Gaylord

Shop Local, Win Big! Kick-Off!

November 24, 2014

The promotion runs from November 24, 2014 through December 6, 2014. Participating Merchants will receive a Shop Local Win Big merchant banner/poster that is to be displayed in the store’s front window for the duration of the Shop Local Win Big event. Shoppers/diners earn ONE (1) Holiday Cash*Raffle entry ticket every time they make a purchase at a participating downtown business during the promotion (November 24 to December 6). Each participating merchant will be given a box wherein shoppers/diners will place their entry tickets. Entry tickets must be completed and deposited into the raffle entry box at time of purchase. On December 6 a drawing will be held and winners will be announced. Gift Certificates from participating merchants will be randomly grouped to create each prize

"Green Wednesday" Thanksgiving Farmers Market

November 26, 2014

Stop by the Downtown Gaylord Farmers Market for our special "Green" Market and get fresh local food for your Thanksgiving dinner! Christmas trees and wreaths. Pies, baked goods, dinner rolls and crafts. This will be our last outdoor market! Support your local Farmers!

Richard Thompson Author Event

December 6, 2014

Saturday, December 6th 11:30am - 1:30pm Jill's pick for coffee table book of the season! Just in time for the holidays: Meet the photographer and get your copies of this breathtaking volume of photos from around the state signed. Remember: autographed copies make great gifts!

Shop Local, Win Big! Last Day!

December 6, 2014

The promotion runs from November 24, 2014 through December 6, 2014. Participating Merchants will receive a Shop Local Win Big merchant banner/poster that is to be displayed in the store’s front window for the duration of the Shop Local Win Big event. Shoppers/diners earn ONE (1) Holiday Cash*Raffle entry ticket every time they make a purchase at a participating downtown business during the promotion (November 24 to December 6). Each participating merchant will be given a box wherein shoppers/diners will place their entry tickets. Entry tickets must be completed and deposited into the raffle entry box at time of purchase. On December 6 a drawing will be held and winners will be announced. Gift Certificates from participating merchants will be randomly grouped to create each prize

Holiday Shop & Stroll

December 6, 2014

FREE KIDS MOVIES Starting at 10:30am Kids FREE Parents 3.00 Parents may drop their children off. Donations for Otsego County Food Pantry. Sponsored by the Otsego County Rotary Club. Shop Downtown for special promotions and Sales. Carolers will be downtown.

Santa Parade

December 6, 2014

The annual SANTA PARADE serves as the kickoff to the holiday season in Downtown Gaylord! Santa is the star of this parade and will arrive in grand fashion! On Saturday, December 6th, at 6:00pm the festive procession begins on South Indiana Street and then proceeds via Main Street to the Pavilion on Court. Immediately following the parade, Santa and his helpers will light the Alpine Community Christmas Tree! Santa will then be available under the Pavilion to visit with children. Bring your camera! You'll want to take pictures.

New Years Eve Celabration

December 31, 2014

Gaylord’s Downtown Development Authority plans to bring in the New Year with fun for the whole community! A new tradition will be Gaylord’s first “Ball Drop” for the midnight countdown to welcome January 1, 2015. Friends, family and visitors are invited to the Pavilion on Court St downtown to join in activities for all ages prior to the “Ball Drop”.  Spread the Word! Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates as the Holiday Celebration draws closer.

Party at the Plex

April 25, 2015

Join us at The Sportsplex from 5-10pm for live music by The Cookies, Fashion Show, miniature golf, shopping, FREE food, adult beverages and much much more. $10 at the door, $8 in advance or $6 for seniors.

Northern Michigan Outdoor Expo

May 1, 2015

Friday, Saturday and Sunday (May 1,2,3) at the Sportsplex. Hunting, Fishing, Boats, Campers, RVs,food, Seminars plus tons of stuff for the kids. $5 at the door, $3 for children. www.northernmichiganoutdoorexpo.com