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Wabasha Celebrates 8th Annual Shop Small Saturday November 25, 2023

Wabasha Main Street celebrates the 2023 holiday season and 14th Annual Small Business Saturday® by promoting Shop Local, Dine Local events as an American Express® Neighborhood Champion. Wabasha, MN November 15, 2023. Wabasha Main Street announced today that, as a member of the American Express® Neighborhood Champion Program, it will be partnering with American Express again for its 8th year in promoting Shop Small, Shop Local this Holiday Season as part of Small Business Saturday, which takes place on Nov 25th and all holiday season long. Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday celebrates the impact small businesses have on communities across the country. Wabasha Main Street encourages you to Shop Local, Dine Local and Stay Local first either in person, curbside, delivery, online or virtually. Supporting local helps keep these businesses alive during the holidays and all year long. In order to drive shoppers to Shop Small® this Nov 25th, Wabasha Main Street is participating in the American Express® Neighborhood Champion Program to spotlight small businesses and the impact they have on communities. According to the 2019 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, 97% of consumers who shopped on Small Business Saturday agree that small businesses are [...]

By |November 17th, 2023|News & Events|Comments Off on Wabasha Celebrates 8th Annual Shop Small Saturday November 25, 2023

“Public Places are Sacred Spaces” Mural

A new mural project is complete in Wabasha, MN! Local artist, Sue Mundy designed a 10' by 55' foot mural located on the back of the Hill's Hardware Hank overlooking the new amphitheater and the Mississippi River. Part of this activity is made possible through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council in cooperation with a private foundation. The mural is complete and the artists have signed it. We are still taking donations and will announce a Public invitation to the dedication very soon. Follow this project on the Wabasha Main Street Facebook Page. Interested in Supporting this Project? Donate Online Today!

By |October 25th, 2023|News & Events|Comments Off on “Public Places are Sacred Spaces” Mural

2023 Street & Utility Reconstruction Update – January 23, 2023

Project Update A preliminary phasing plan has been developed for the project to aid in managing access during construction. The specific timing of each phase is dependent on the constructor’s schedule of work. Once the contractor is selected in the spring more information on specific timing of phasing will be provided. View the preliminary phasing plan newsletter View project FAQs Take the business questionnaire Reminder: We encourage businesses that front the project area to fill out the Business Questionnaire if this information has not been provided yet. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Katy Gehler, or at (507) 513-9066. Visit the project website!

By |January 24th, 2023|News & Events|Comments Off on 2023 Street & Utility Reconstruction Update – January 23, 2023

Mayor Tree Lighting and Mr. & Mrs. Santa Saturday – December 3rd

Wabasha Main Street has announced their kick off to the holidays with a great lineup of Christmas activities for Wabasha on December 3rd. They have added many more events for you and your family and included highlighting the local organizations, churches and businesses celebrating the season with Open Houses and Holiday Sales - inviting you to spend the entire day downtown and at Heritage Park. Perhaps check out a Bazaar or Cookie Sale, grab lunch at a local restaurant or coffee and head over to Heritage Park for the Annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa event under the bridge at Heritage Park downtown. Come for any or all events and spend the day all over town during Wabasha’s Christmas Day- everyone is invited!!! This year’s events include: Annual Christmas Bazaar at UCC from 8:00am-1:00pm, along with Faith Lutheran’s Cookies, Candy & Crafts Sale from 9:00am-3:00pm. There will be Holiday Shopping specials and Open Houses all over town including: Turning Waters B & B&B, Local World Gallery, Hoppy Girl Brewing, Driftless Books, , LARK Toys, SVJ Creatives, National Eagle Center, Barb’s Breakery, and Hill’s Hardware. Herb + Arrow (across from Heritage Park) is offering again this year an Outdoor [...]

By |November 23rd, 2022|News & Events|Comments Off on Mayor Tree Lighting and Mr. & Mrs. Santa Saturday – December 3rd