Advent Calendar


During the 24 days leading up to Christmas we will highlight unique offerings, specials and more from Downtown businesses and organizations on our Advent Calendar.

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December 1
Day 1 - Today is #GivingTuesday! Our neighborhood nonprofits are doing transformational work each and every day to make our neighborhood, and our world, a better and more equitable place. Please consider making your donation today.
911 Gives Hope
Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana
Children's Museum of Evansville
Evansville African American Museum
Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra
Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
Keep Evansville Beautiful
Public Education Foundation of Evansville, Inc.
Reitz Home Museum
United Caring Services
United Way of Southwestern Indiana
WNIN
YMCA of Southwestern IN
YWCA Evansville
Youth First, Inc.

December 2
Day 2 - 
Grateful Threads Fabric & Furnishings' gift to you is a 50% discount on all gift certificates purchased in December! This once a year offer is for 50% off any in stock fabric or trim and is valid one year from purchase. Buy your certificate today or gift one to someone on your shopping list. 

Store hours are Tuesday - Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM and Saturdays, 10 AM - 2 PM. You can call them at (812) 402-0053 with your payment information and they will mail your certificate directly to you.

December 3
Day 3 - 22 days until Christmas! Follow along with us as we highlight unique offerings, specials and more from Downtown businesses and organizations on our new Advent Calendar.
 
Lic's Deli & Ice Cream gift to you is their seasonal Peppermint Stick Ice Cream! Available as Choco-Cremes, milkshakes, mint fudge sundaes, or take home quarts. Store hours are Monday - Saturday, 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM. You can call them at (812) 422-2618 or visit their downtown location at 11 NW 5th Street to place your order.

December 4
Day 4 - Outside the Gift Box's 
gift to you is 20% off all socks! Check out our Instagram and Facebook stories today for more gift ideas from Outside the Gift Box.
 
Store hours are Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM, Friday: 9 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM. Shop in-person at 327 Main Street or online at outsidethegiftbox.gifts.

December 5
Day 5 - On the fifth day of our Advent Calendar, Goldman's Pawn Shop brings us...

“Happy Holidays from our family to yours. In Downtown Evansville since 1898.
Goldman’s Pawn Shop’s gift to you is free gift wrap with every jewelry purchase! Beautiful antique, vintage, and new jewelry makes for perfect presents.” Store hours are Monday-Thursday & Saturday: 8 AM - 4:45 PM; Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM. Shop in-person at 107 SE 4th Street or online at GoldmansPawnShop.com. (812) 423-9631  
 
December 6
Day 6 - This holiday season it is more important than ever to support local retailers, restaurants, bars and area attractions in our community. Many of our downtown businesses offer gift cards or certificates. To view a full list of our businesses, visit: DowntownEvansville.com/our_business/index.php
 
December 7
Day 7 - Enjolé Interiors gift to you is their Christmas extravaganza sale! Starting today through December 19, take 50% off all Christmas decor and 20% off accessories.

*Sale excludes Mark White art, Googie Vintage Christmas Decor, Thomas Glenn Ornaments and special orders.

Store hours are Monday - Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM. Shop in-person at 313 Main Street or call (812) 706-9906 to schedule a FaceTime shopping experience.

December 8
Day 8 - Piece of Cake! Piece of Cake specializes in delicious and beautifully decorated cakes, made from scratch cookies, brownies and treats. Place your holiday orders today!

Store hours are Monday - Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM. Visit in-person at 210 Main Street or call (812) 424-2253. Additional options include ordering online (https://pieceofcake.click4ameal.net), Curbside/Contactless pickup, and Home/Office Delivery (via Grubhub).

December 9
Day 9 - Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana - There's no gift more unique than something created by hand by an artist. The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana has hundreds of unique pieces all created by local artists that make for the perfect holiday gift. Every dollar spent goes directly back to the artist and to the Arts Council to further our free art and music events in the community. Shop safely online at artswin.org/shop, or visit the gallery Tuesday-Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM and Saturday: 9 AM - 4 PM. Call (812) 303-3178 or email [email protected] to arrange a special visit outside those hours. 

December 10
Day 10  - On the tenth day of our Advent Calendar, Emge's Deli, Pizza, and Ice Cream brings us... Taco Salad Day! Stop by Emge's today to pick up a delicious taco salad or loaded nachos. Hours are Monday: 6:30 AM - 4 PM, Tuesday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM & Saturdays: 8 AM - 1:30 PM.  Place your order over the phone by calling (812) 422-3026 or order in-person 206 Main Street.

December 11
Day 11 - 
River City Coffee + Goods is offering a special deal for you on the 11th day of our Advent Calendar! 20% off their online store with code DOWNTOWN at rivercityevv.com. Today (12/11) only! Pick up, curbside, delivery or shipping available. Shop in-person at 223 Main Street or online at rivercityevv.com. Store hours are Monday - Sunday: 7 AM - 8 PM. (812) 550-1695.

December 12
Day 12 - 
Entwined Wine & Cocktail Bar is offering a special deal for you on the 12th day of our Advent Calendar. 20% off all ornaments and truffles + 10% all gift basket orders. Today (12/12) only! Restaurant hours are Tuesday - Thursday: 3 - 9 PM and Friday - Saturday: 3 - 11 PM. Call (812) 550-1393 to make your reservation at 303 Main Street.

December 13
Day 13 - 
On the 13th day of our Advent Calendar we are highlighting the Downtown Evansville Virtual Tip Jar. Support your favorite servers, baristas, bartenders and stylists during these unprecedented times by sending a tip at: DowntownEvansville.com/tipjar. Don't see your favorite service industry employee? Encourage them to fill out the form: https://forms.gle/9Eog2MniGbMhupB27. 

December 14
Day 14 - 
On the 14th day of our Advent Calendar, Y Factor Studio - Interior Design's gift to you is 20% off all Christmas! Y Factor Studio offers safe shopping options, including: Private Shopping Appointments, Shopping via FaceTime, Curbside Delivery, Contactless Pickup, & Home/Office Delivery. Shop in-store at 207 Main Street or call (812) 467-0917 to set up a private shopping appointment. Store hours are Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM, Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM and Sunday: 10 AM - 4 PM.

December 15
Day 15 - 
On the 15th day of our Advent Calendar, River Kitty Cat Cafe brings to you a special deal on their new Mural T-shirts - 20% off! River Kitty Cat Cafe is a non-profit organization, owned and operated by the Vanderburgh Humane Society, Inc.. All proceeds spent at River Kitty supports the VHS mission. Private Shopping Appointments, Shopping via FaceTime, Curbside Delivery, Contactless Pickup, & Home/Office Delivery thru Grubhub available! Shop in-person at 226 Main Street or call (8120 550-1553 to set up a private shopping appointment. Store hours are Tuesday - Thursday: 11 AM - 7 PM, Friday: 11 AM - 9 PM, Saturday: 9 AM - 9 PM and Sunday: 11 AM - 4 PM.

December 16
Day 16 - Posh on Main! Downtown Evansville's newest boutique shop carries over 40 local makers. With clothing, hot cocoa bombs, hand sanitizer, home decor & more - you can find something for anyone on your shopping list at Posh on Main. Shop in-store at 330 Main Street or call (812) 401-0075 to set up a private shopping appointment. Posh on Main offers several safe shopping options: Private Shopping Appointments, Shopping via FaceTime, Curbside Delivery, & Contactless Pickup.

December 17
Day 17 - 
8 more days until Christmas!  Forefront Therapy provides a variety of services within the Physical and Occupational Therapy realms, including: Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Work/Industrial, Chronic Pain & more. Visit in-person 101 NW 1st St., Suite 114 or call (812) 402-0444  to schedule your appointment. Clinic hours are: Monday - Thursday: 7 AM - 4:30 PM and Friday: 7 AM - 4 PM. Visit forefronttherapy.org for more information.

December 18
Day 18 - 
1 week ‘til Christmas! Stephan G. Sanders Fine Men's Clothiers has a special offer for you on the 18th day of our Advent Calendar. Enjoy 40% off custom clothing during the Custom Tailored Sale! SGS Clothiers offers everything a gentleman needs to dress confidently, for the week or weekend. Visit in-person Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM at 20 NW 4th Street or call (812)962-3333 to schedule an advance appointment. Visit yoursuitman.com for more information.

December 19
Day 19  - 
Elements Design Studio has a special deal for you on the 19th day of our Advent Calendar, 20% off gift shop items! Not only is Elements a full-service professional design house, they carry a wide-array of products in their gift shop - like the Beekman 1802 Boys products. Elements offers safe alternative shopping options, including: Online store, Private Shopping Appointments, Shopping via Facetime/Skype - call (812) 204-2017 to schedule, Curbside Delivery, Contactless Pickup, & Home/Office Delivery. Visit in-person at 318 Main Street, Suite 100, Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM, Saturday: 11 AM - 5 PM and Sunday: 12 - 4 PM. Shop online at elements318main.com/my-shop.

December 20
Day 20 - 
On the 20th day of our Advent Calendar we are highlighting the Downtown Evansville Virtual Tip Jar. Support your favorite servers, baristas, bartenders and stylists during these unprecedented times by sending a tip at: DowntownEvansville.com/tipjar. Don't see your favorite service industry employee? Encourage them to fill out the form: https://forms.gle/9Eog2MniGbMhupB27

December 21
Day 21 -  
Just 4 more days 'til Christmas! Arazu on Main's gift to you is a FREE appetizer with carry-out orders of $20 or more! Call (812) 401-1768 to place your order or to make a reservation at 415 Main Street. Restaurant hours are Monday - Thursday: 11 AM - 9 PM, Friday - Saturday: 11 AM - 11 PM & Sunday: 11 AM - 10 PM. Visit visitarazu.com/arazu-on-main for more information.

December 22
Day 22 -
 Just Rennie's Catering & Cookie Co.! Last minute gifts made easy ŸŸŽ„Buy a $50 Just Rennie's gift card and receive another $10 gift card for FREE! (Must be used at Just Rennie's Cookie Company). Buy one today at 102 SE 4th Street or call (812) 401-8098. Restaurant hours are Tuesday - Thursday: 9 AM - 4 PM. Just Rennie's Cookie Companny will be closed December 25th - January 5th and will reopen on January 6th.  Learn more at justrennies.com/cookiecompany.html.