After the tree lighting, head over to Mt. Eccles Elementary School for the Annual Bidarki Bazaar to find great handcrafts and local vendors who have just the right thing for your Christmas shopping list. Then, stroll around our loal retails to enjoy Moonlight Madness late-night shopping that night and every Friday night in December leading up to Christmas.
Hometown Holiday Kick-off
Hometown Holiday Kick-off & Tree Lighting
Join the Cordova Chamber of Commerce on Main Street in front of the Cordova Center to share some holiday cheer while enjoying hot cocoa, singing carols and watching Santa arrive on his sleigh to light the Big Tree at Cordova’s Hometown Holiday Kick-off.
The merchants of Cordova get a bit of “Moonlight Madness” this time of year and keep late hours on the Friday nights before Christmas to give Cordovans extra chances to find that perfect gift. Be sure to Shop Cordova First this holiday season and do your shopping with your local merchants who support your community!
Join in the holiday shopping fun on the following Friday evenings from 6-9pm, unless otherwise noted:
December 6th, 13th & 20th, 2019
- AC Value Center
- Ace Hardware
- Camtu Center
- Copper River Fleece
- Cope Books & Toys
- Cordova Gear
- Cordova Museum Gift Shop
- Cordova Telephone & Wireless – Dec 6th Only
- lanka Cultural Center -Dec 13th & 20th Until 8pm
- Laura’s Liquor Shoppe
- Maiden Cordova
- Net Loft
- Nichols Front Door
- Powder House
- Seafood Sales
- Seaman’s Hardware
- Seaside Salon
- Steen’s Gifts
- Sue’s Knives & More
- The Little Cordova Bakery
Shop Cordova First Passports
Carry around one of these handy booklets throughout the holiday season, and get a stamp for each local retail purchase you make. Then turn the Passport in to the Chamber by January 1st, and you could be a WINNER! For every $20 worth of local spending in your Passport, you’ll get an entry to win an awesome prize (last years prizes included: Point’s North Adventures, dinner from the chef out at Orca Lodge, a free family membership to Bidarki Recreation Center and Bob Korn Pool, a Copper River Fleece Gift Certificate, Cordova Electric Cooperative credit.)
Shop Cordova First Passports will be distributed at the Holiday Kick-off on December 6th, the Bidarki Holiday Bazaar December 6th & 7th, the Saturday Market on December 22nd, and at the Chamber office during normal business hours.
Bidarki Holiday Bazaar
Purchase one of a kind gifts for friends and family; support local businesses and fundraising organizations; and SHOP CORDOVA FIRST at this annual artisan and vendor market hosted by the City of Cordova Parks & Recreation Department.