Have a Hudson Holiday 2021

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Name: Have a Hudson Holiday 2021
Date: November 7, 2021 - January 31, 2022
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Have a Hudson Holiday!
This year we look forward to filling Hudson with lights and over the top decorations for our shops and award-winning restaurants. We invite you to enjoy our events this holiday season! Our Hudson Holiday events are made possible by the generous donations from area businesses and organizations with special recognition to the City of Hudson and the Hudson Area Home and Garden Club.

Window Decorating Contest
November 17 - November 26
Businesses throughout Hudson will be decorated and voted on by a select group of judges. Check out all the windows and enjoy your favorite decorations. 

Find Santa 
November 7 - December 7 
Starting November 7, pick up your FREE 5 x 7 Passport at participating businesses! Search for the photos of Santa hidden throughout our many welcoming bistros and shops. Drop off your completed passport at Angel's Pet World by December 7 at 4:00 p.m. for a chance to win prizes.

*Thank you to our Gold Sponsors of this event: All Star Mobility, LLC and kudos!
Participating businesses & Passport pick up locations:

Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
502 2nd Street
All Star Mobility
1401 Gateway Circle
Angel's Pet World
105 2nd Street
Associated Bank
2001 Coulee Road

Associated Bank
2200 Crest View Drive
226 Locust Street
First State Bank and Trust
680 Annabelle Way
Grand Fete
512 Second Street
Jonesy's Local Bar & Grill
1801 Ward Ave
Knoke's Chocolates & Nuts
220 Locust Street

809 Dominion Drive
La Rue Marche'
513 Second Street
401 Second Street
The 715
524 Second Street
The Bees Knees
507 Second Street
The Purple Tree
516 Second Street
Urban Olive & Vine
520 2nd Street

Light Up Hudson
November 26, 7:00 p.m.
Santa is escorted to Lakefront Park. With a wave of his wand, he illuminates the thousands of twinkling lights in the lavish holiday display along the St. Croix River. It promises to be a magical evening for everyone. 
Buena Vista: A Stroll in the Park
November 26 January 30
Enjoy the twinkling lights dotting the shore line of the frozen St. Croix River all winter long. Bundle up the family, grab some hot cocoa, and head down to Lakefront Park! 
Plaid Friday
November 26
We encourage you to wear plaid and do your holiday shopping locally this year!
Small Business Saturday
November 27
Shop, Eat and Sip locally on Small Business Saturday! Keep it local because your dollars support the community, local businesses create local jobs, invest in your community, support the environment and keep Hudson unique!

Candlelight Stroll 
December 3, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Carriage rides through Lakefront Park aglow with luminary candles set the mood for this holiday event. Festively decorated shops and bistros greet you with the sights and sounds of the season. Tasty treats tempt your senses while restaurants showcase the best of holiday dining. 

Santa & His Critters
December 4, Noon - 3 p.m.
Santa will visit with children in Lakefront Park. Children bring your lists; parents bring your cameras. Sweet treats, sled dogs, a petting zoo plus many other activities. Visit the downtown shops and restaurants for specials. 
Event Sponsors:


Gold - Candlelight Stroll

  • C3 Church
  • Century 21 Affiliated
  • First State Bank and Trust
  • Gagnon, Inc.
  • Hudson Ford LLC and Quick Lane
  • Hudson Home and Garden Club
  • Royal Credit Union
  • Valley Companies

Gold - Find Santa

  • All Star Mobility, LLC
  • kudos

Gold - Santa and His Critters

  • All Star Mobility, LLC
  • Angel's Pet World
  • Associated Bank
  • Croix Gear & Machining
  • Gagnon, Inc.
  • Smiles in Motion, Pediatric Dentistry
  • Spring Creek Dental
  • St. Croix Kidds Pediatric Dentistry


  • Alwins Northside Service
  • Bill's Gun Shop & Range Hudson
  • Chapter2Books
  • Cocobello Interiors
  • Grand Fête
  • HealthMax Chiropractic
  • Heppner's Rivercity Collision
  • Kiwanis Club of Greater Hudson
  • La Rue Marche'
  • Phipps Inn Bed & Breakfast
  • SEASONS Gallery
  • Steward State Farm Agency
  • The 715
  • The Bees Knees
  • The Purple Tree
  • Urban Olive & Vine
  • Valley Orthodontics


  • Abigail Page Antique Mall
  • Angela Olson Law
  • County Market
  • Dick's Bar and Grill
  • Jonesy's Local Bar & Grill
  • Knoke's Chocolates & Nuts
  • Laser Magic, Inc.
  • O'Connell Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.
  • Wendy Peterson Ins. Agcy. Inc./State Farm Insurance
  • Winzer Stube German Restaurant
Hudson, WI
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