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Business Improvement District (BID)


The Downtown Hartford, WI Business Improvement District continues to market events
each year to draw customers to businesses in the Downtown Hartford area.

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Downtown Merchants
Holiday Open House
Friday, Nov 14th & Saturday, Nov 15th

Downtown Hartford
Small Business Saturday
(day after Black Friday)
Saturday, November 29th


See more 2014 Christmas Parade pictures on out Facebook page! Click HERE

The Hartford Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) was
once again very pleased to sponsor the 28th Annual Hartford Christmas
Parade on Saturday, November 8, 2014. There was a little nip in the air
and a bit windy, but that did not deter the huge crowds viewing over 80
entries and getting in that holiday spirit!


Winners of “A Silver & Gold” 2014 Christmas Parade

Musical/Bands:
Slinger High School Marching Band
Erin Middle School Band
Central Middle School
Theme:
Signicast
Salon East
Broan-Nutone LLC
Novelty:
Schauer Arts and Activity Center
Hartlake Snowmobile Club
First National Bank
Religious:
St. Kilian’s Catholic School Hartford
Faith UCC Church Slinger
Divine Savior Lutheran Church Hartford
Walking:
Hartford Historical Society
Jazzercise
Hartford Youth Football
Other:
Laufer Trucking
Property Loss Management
Hartford Parks and Recreation Cheer Team


In addition to the parade, the 1003 Steam Locomotive was able to come
out again this year pulling the Santa Caboose. Special thanks to those
who sponsored the locmotive and helpers:
Wisconsin & Southern Railroad
Steam Locomotive Heritage Association – Burt & Tina Mall and crew
Hartford Finishing, Helgeson, DJS Manufacturing, Laufer Trucking,
Don Crego, DDS, AmericInn and Scoop DeVille
A huge thank you to 104.9 WTKM/Cruisin' 1540 for sponsoring all the
wonderful bands this year!
Media Sponsor - The Booster, Inc.

Also, a big and gracious thank you to our local businesses and
organizations who help sponsor this event:

ABATE of WI Region 1-14
American Legion Post #19
Broan Nutone LLC
A-Alert Driving School, LLC
Annette Dean
Casa Tequila
Central Bark – Jackson
Central Middle School
County Wide Extinguisher, Inc.
Eastside Lumber
Erin Middle School Marching
First Bank Financial Centre
First National Bank
Fox Bros Piggly Wiggly
Grand Avenue Dental
Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce
Hartford Dental Group
Hartford Historical Society
Hartford Masonic Lodge #19
Hartford United Soccer Club
Hartford Youth Football
Hartlake Snowmobile Club
Laufer Trucking
MJ’s Market & Catering
Mantz Automation, Inc.
Pack & Ship & More
Property Loss Management
Redeemer Lutheran Church
Ridge & Valley Cruisers Snowmobile Club
Salon East
Signicast
Slinger Soccer Club
The Booster, Inc.
The Hartford Dental Group SC
The Sycamore Tree
Wal Mart
West Side Auto

Special Thanks to all who make sure the parade is the best it can be every year!
Christmas Parade Committee members Russ Krebs of
R’Outdoors Tree Service & Landscaping and his line-up crew who
make everything run flawlessly, Coppertree Wellness for loan of the
ATV, Bob Klockow Jr, Christa Gavin and Judith Bernd (all who have
over 20 years on the committee!) and Tom Niebler and Sally Jude.

Also thanks to Grand Marshal Tom Hostad and Landmark Credit
Union for sponsoring the Grand Marshal vehicle, Town & Country
Lawn Service for pulling the Santa float and Hartford Kooky Cooky
House for presents and gingerbread people for the Santa float. Extra
special thanks to parade judges Barb Klockow, Tom Niebler, Heidi
Schaefer, Brenda Johnston and Scott Robbe, narrators Sally Jensen and
Gene Roberts, Hartford Cable camera crew Jack Ewing and Rachel
Womack, and Dave Carpenter of Carpenter Technology for the sound system.

Also for those that make the downtown festive, bright and clean
for the holiday season: Hartford Garden Club, Hartford Department of
Public Works, Hartford Electric, Hartford Police and Hartford Parks & Recreation.




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Upcoming Downtown Events:



Downtown Merchants
Holiday Open House
Friday, Nov 14th &
Saturday, Nov 15th



Farmer’s Indoor Market
Every Saturday
Nov 15th- Dec 20th 9am–2pm
In Link Building/33 N Main St


Downtown Hartford
Small Business Saturday
(day after Black Friday)
Saturday, November 29th

Please see our
"Calendar of Events" page
for full list of
scheduled events.

2015
Outdoor Farmer's Market

Watch this spot
for more info for next season!


Call Karin at
262-673-7193 if you are interested
in becoming a vendor.

Related Links

City of Hartford

Hartford Chamber of Commerce


Hartford Area Development Corp.



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