The City of Hailey, the Hailey Chamber of Commerce, and the South Valley Merchants Alliance are pleased to announce the Hailey Holiday Square and Festivities for this holiday season. This year, the Hailey Holiday Square will be located between Jane’s Artifacts and The Mint, on the Mint Promenade. The Square will be in place from December 2nd-January 1st, during which time the Holiday Square will be used for a variety of Christmas and holiday themed events.
For a total of three consecutive Saturdays, the Hailey Holiday Square will be the center of holiday activities in the City of Hailey. Each Saturday from 12:00pm—4:00 pm, beginning December 7th, Santa Claus will be at the Square to hear children’s Christmas wishes, the Chamber of Commerce will conduct their weekly raffle drawings (see more details below), community choirs and music groups will entertain the crowds with holiday music, and a large fire pit will warm the audience. The Town Tree will be displayed prominently in the Square and benches, picnic tables, and other seating will be provided. The proposed schedule for the Saturday events will be as follows:
• 12- 4:00 pm Holiday Bazaar with vendors selling holiday themed crafts and food
• 1:00– 3:00 pm Community groups will perform Christmas carols and other music
• 1:00—2:00 pm Santa Claus will be available for pictures and Christmas wishes
• 3:00—4:00 pm The Hailey Chamber of Commerce will conduct a weekly raffle drawing
The popular Hailey Holiday Raffle is back again and prizes include Hailey Chamber Bucks as well as prizes from Hailey restaurants, shops, and service providers and more. The prizes this year are fantastic! People love to shop and dine local, and the Hailey Business Community wants to show their appreciation and add to the festive hometown holiday atmosphere that Hailey is known for.
Hailey shoppers will receive one raffle ticket for every $10 spent at participating businesses, with a limit of 25 tickets per purchase. Five raffles will take place from December 7 to December 21. The first raffle will be this Saturday December 7th continuing on thru December 21st. Each raffle will include dozens of prizes and gift certificates. Participating businesses are distributing raffle tickets this week through Friday, December 21st. One Rule – Ticket must be present to win!
Participating raffle prize providers include:
Albertsons, Cox Communications, Sun Valley Auto Club, Barkin’ Basement, Rotarun, Wood River Sustainability Center, daVinci’s, Spa Beleza, The Dollhouse Boutique, Sturtos, Zou 75, Shorty’s, The Wildflower, Red Door Designs, Baldy Sports, Jane’s Artifacts, Christopher & Co., Parts Plus, diVine, Wood River Inn, Webb Nursery & Garden Center, Taste of Thai, USA Grappling Academy, Got Dirt-Cleaning Service, LL Greens, My House Furnishings, Hailey Coffee Company, The Town Pump, Sun Valley Brewery, RadioShack, McClain’s Pizzeria, Atkinson’s, Chic Nail + Beauty Bar, Hallmark Properties, Lifestyle Simple Living, The Bead Shop, Bella Cosa, The Advocates, Cowboy Cocina, Java, Modern Mercantile, Valley Paint & Floor Inc., King’s, Cari’s Hair Care, KB’s, Seasons Steakhouse, and Paula’s Boutique.
Mayor Fritz Haemmerle is encouraging all businesses in Hailey to participate in the Christmas season by decorating their storefronts and by getting involved in community events. Regarding the Hailey Holiday Square, Mayor Haemmerle commented, “It is my hope that this year’s Holiday Square will be a gathering place for all our citizens and make Hailey the place to be this holiday season.”
The objective for the Hailey Holiday Square is to create a whimsical atmosphere and a central gathering place during the holiday season. Come out and enjoy the festivities!