Holiday Open House

Decorah, Iowa

Shop at Decorah area retailers to kick off your holiday shopping season.  Expect in-store specials, fresh holiday displays, and lots of sales. Find your favorite shops on Facebook to see what they are offering this weekend! The Chamber also shares Holiday Open House content on our Facebook page @decorahareachamber - so that's a great place […]

Peppermint Walk

Decorah, Iowa

Peppermint Walk Weekend is a great time to shop downtown Decorah! Holiday shopping abounds across the 12+ walkable retail and restaurant blocks. For the motivated shoppers, consider picking up an official Peppermint Walk Card from one of the 18 participating locations. Visit three participating businesses and make a purchase (in any amount) and be entered […]

Countdown to Christmas

Decorah's Annual Countdown to Christmas is back! Black Friday (November 25th) - December 23rd. Here's how it works: For each $25 you spend at participating retailers, receive an entry in to the Countdown to Christmas drawing for a chance to win a Gift Bag filled with local merch and gift cards (Each of the 16 […]

Water Street Lighted Parade

Enjoy the 31st annual Water Street Lighted Parade. This year's theme is GINGERBREAD. As in past years, the parade will line up on South Avenue (in front of Helms Funeral Home - formerly Schluter-Balik at 604 South Ave) and begin promptly at 6pm.The parade route will travel from Riverside Avenue to Water Street. The route […]

Photos with Santa Claus

T-Bock's Sports Bar & Grill 206 W Water Street, Decorah, IA

Santa's Coming to Town! After the Water Street Lighted Parade, join us for Photos with Santa in the upstairs space of T-Bock's. Surrounded by gift ideas from local retailers, Santa will make his way up after serving as grand marshal of the parade.  Bring the kiddos for a snapshot from Photography by Nick Chill.

Luther Luncheon

Luther College 700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa

RSVP by Monday, January 16th, 2023 to attend the January Luther Luncheon. Featuring a Keynote Address from Matt Beatty, Director of Admissions at Luther College and updates and highlights from Luther and the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce. Monday, January 23, 2022 • 12 p.m. Lunch/12:30 p.m. Program Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union, Luther College […]