Hometown Holiday Kickoff

Join in the holiday fun at a new rendition of Cordova Chamber of Commerce’s Hometown Holiday Kick-off on Friday, December 1st, 2023 at 5:30pm. Join the Cordova Chamber of Commerce at the Cordova Center parking lot to share some holiday cheer while singing carols and watching Santa light the Big Tree at Cordova’s Hometown Holiday Kick-off followed by a walking parade lead by Santa himself up to the Elementary School for the opening of the Christmas Bazaar.

After the tree lighting, we will all head to the Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Elementary School (opens at 6pm) to find great handcrafts and local vendors who have just the right thing for your Christmas shopping list. Then, stroll around our local retailers on Friday, December 8th, 15th and 22nd from 6-9 PM to enjoy Moonlight Madness.

Looking for Information on how to participate as a business in the Hometown Holiday Kickoff? Click this link to view the Business Participation Guide.

Holiday Bazaar


This year, the Bazaar is being led by Brooke Mallory, for more information visit the Cordova Christmas Bazaar Facebook Page.


Friday, Dec. 1st – 6 pm – 9:30 pm

Saturday, Dec. 2nd – 10 am – 4 pm


Looking for Information on how to participate as a business in the Hometown Holiday Kickoff? Click this link to view the Business Participation Guide.


Lamp Post Decorating Contest

We love seeing Cordova businesses SHINE, especially during the holiday season! That’s why we are hosting Cordova’s annual Holiday Lamp Post Decorating . Here’s how it works:

Q- Is this a Contest?

a- This is free advertising for your business or a fun activity for you and your family, not a competition this year.

Q- Which post do I decorate?

A- Options are on Page 5 of the Info Packet

Q- where do I sign up?

A- Click this link to sign up!

Sign up to decorate: November 1st-12th

Decorating Begins: November 13th

Decoration Completion Deadline: Nov. 30th

Tear down deadline: January 8th


**These dates MUST be adhered to**


Sign Up here!



Moonlight Madness

Shop Cordova First this holiday season and do your shopping with your local merchants who support your community! Join in the holiday shopping fun December 8th, 15th, 22nd from 6-9pm.

December 8th, 15th, & 22nd- from 6-9 pm

Think of Moonlight madness as Cordova’s own black Friday event! Businesses open their doors late and shoppers stock up on those holiday gifts! (Rember to order your stock now!) This event is brought to you by the Chambers “Shop Cordova First” Project.

The chamber’s “Shop Cordova First Campaign” event, Moonlight madness, is a way to facilitate the opportunity for Cordovans to shop for their Christmas gifts in town rather than online. You can Use this opportunity to tell Cordova you’ve got what they need!

Need some help with advertising for this event? Check out this link to our media suite, you can use these templates to help advertise for this event with 1 voice!


Sign Up here!


Thank you to all our event sponsors & partners!

Shop Cordova First Passports

Shopping Local is Rewarding!

Not only do you get a good feeling knowing you are supporting Cordova’s hard-working local businesses, but now you can win fun prizes as well! Carry around one of these handy passports throughout the holiday season, and get a stamp for each local retail purchase you make. Then turn the Passport into the Chamber, and you could be a WINNER! For every cumulative $20 worth of local spending in your Passport, you’ll get an entry to win an awesome prize.

Shop Cordova First Passports will be distributed at the Holiday Bazaar to all attendees as they come in the door. You can fill out your passport throughout the holiday shopping season then turn it in during regular business hours at the Chamber Offices/ Visitor Center and one will picked at random late in December to receive a prize!