The Fennimore Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors promotion projects throughout the year. These annual events draw people to the community to participate in fun family activities, shop at local businesses and explore southwest Wisconsin.
Citywide Garage & Sidewalk Sales
The Fennimore Chamber of Commerce sponsors the citywide garage sales each year one week prior to Memorial Day weekend. Registration begins in April. Contact the Promotions Coordinator’s office for additional information [email protected] or 608-822-3599.
Chicken BBQ / Community Awards / Citizen of the Year Recognition
The Fennimore Chamber of Commerce has been recognizing Fennimore area volunteers since 1981. The Chamber is pleased to carry on the proud tradition and encourages the public to nominate their favorite citizen / business / family. You may download the 2017 Community Awards Nomination Form.
The Citizens of the Year are recognized during the Chamber’s Chicken BBQ held in July.
Here is more information on the Chamber Citizen of the Year / Community Awards recognition including a list or previous honorees.
Fennimore Bucks can be purchased at the Promotions Coordinator’s Office or by contacting Linda Parrish 608-822-3599 during regular business hours (Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) For your convenience, you can also order Fennimore Bucks through the mail by completing this Order Form and mailing the form along with your check to the address listed. The Fennimore Bucks will be sent to you via mail. Please indicate if you need them by a specific date. Thank you!
Back to School Showcase
The Back to School Showcase is held annually in August to promote local back-to-school shopping and to support families needing assistance with school supplies in the Fennimore area.
Fall Decorating Contest and Fall into Savings in Fennimore
The Chamber is sponsoring a Fall Decorating Contest and Fall into Savings in Fennimore promotion in September. Be creative and decorate your business for fall! Enter our contest and promote your business. Our goal is to invite tourists to stop and shop while passing through Fennimore on their way to Gays Mills Apple Fest and Warrens Cranberry Fest that weekend. Along with a warm Fennimore Welcome for Homecoming, Heritage Day, Southwest Tech 50th Celebration activities and the Sept 25, 2017 Fireball Run.
The Chamber will be hosting a Flea Market during Fun Fest on June 2-3, 2017. We are looking for vendors to showcase their products. The Flea Market will be held outside on the soccer field near EMC.
Small Business Saturday and Craft Show
Small Business Saturday, held the Saturday following Thanksgiving, promotes shopping locally for your holiday gifts. Local businesses have special sales during the Black Friday and Small Business Saturday weekend. The annual Craft Show is held on Saturday at the Memorial Building and the Elementary School building.
Taste of Fennimore
The Taste of Fennimore event features the foods, specialty treats, baked goods, and beverages of area eating establishments. Booths offering free samples are part of the People’s Choice competition. The Taste of Fennimore event is held in March.
Chamber Office staff – Linda Parrish 608-822-3599 (e-mail)