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Holiday Open House

First Weekend in November
Friday November 3rd | 10am-7pm
Saturday November 4th | 10am-6pm
Sunday November 5th | 1pm-5pm

Kick off your holiday shopping in Historic Downtown Urbana, Ohio

Browse the 30+ participating locally owned and operated specialty shops and establishments for unique gift ideas and holiday decor.

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The Highlights of Holiday Open House Weekend

A longtime tradition of the Monument Square District, Holiday Open House always takes place on the first weekend in November. The event serves to kick off the holiday shopping blitz and spark the season's spirit.  Specialty shops, eateries, and other organizations in the community will host extended hours, special items, and sales. Admission and parking is free.

Gift Ideas

Shop locally owned stores for unique, thoughtful gifts for the whole family. Find something for everyone on your list as you browse our collection of vintage and antiques shops, fashion boutiques, and music and art galleries. Or consider a gift card from one of our many salons, spas, or other personal service providers.

Holiday Decor

Get inspiration to deck your home for the holidays from our talented shopkeepers. Take home one-of-a-kind finds from our eclectic array of stores specializing in new, vintage, and antique furnishings, decor, and collectibles. And for your holiday fashions, visit our many clothing boutiques.

Door Prizes, Discounts, and more

Shops and eateries will hold extended hours and offer holiday specials, door prizes, in-store entertainment, and more! Have a fun shopping experience that just can't be matched at the mall or online.

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