Discover Anoka, Minnesota

Anoka Hometown Holiday

Come home for the holidays.

No matter where you’re from.


 This holiday season…


Visit participating merchants (listed below) and register to win one of TWO Grand Prizes through December 12…

Or, win a weekly prize valued at $50 or more! Winners drawn every Friday. Special thanks to all participating merchants.


SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – Saturday, November 24th

Support our merchants! Post a photo of your experience on Facebook and/or Instagram while shopping. Use #ShopSmallAnoka and #DiscoverAnoka.

From 7-11, meet at G’s Café, then spend the day shopping at your favorite Anoka businesses and explore some new favorites. Order a breakfast sandwich to go or sit down and enjoy breakfast. FREE Swag Bags fillled with special o‹ffers (while supplies last). FREE cup of Rainy Lakes Co‹ffee when you mention this ad. Receive 15% OFF your next lunch with purchase of breakfast.

HOMETOWN HOLIDAY CELEBRATION – Saturday December 1, 2018AnokaTreeLighting_Image

It’s an authentic Hometown Holiday, complete with hayrides, carolers, Santa, special events and the kind of friendly customer service with a personal touch that you won’t find anywhere else.

Anoka Tree Lighting Event from 3 pm–7 pm at Anoka City Hall Plaza (1st Ave N). Bring your family, friends and holiday spirit for this fun and festive hometown event. Come to historic downtown Anoka and join in as all c-o-u-n-t-d-o-w-n to light up the official City Christmas Tree in front of Anoka City Hall in the Plaza and enjoy horse-drawn trolly rides, festive holiday music, bonfires to keep you warm and toasty and even Santa and Mrs. Claus too! Food and merriment will abound to bring back memories of an old-fashioned Christmas.

Also….at the tree lighting, Toys for Joy of Anoka County will be giving away a free toy
to children up to the age of 10, while supplies last. Toys for Joy will be accepting new,
unwrapped gifts at their Tree Lighting Event booth. The toys assist those in need in
Anoka County for the holidays. Gifts are most needed for ages 12-18. For more information
about Toys for Joy, check them out on Facebook or at

Merchant events and promotions:

9 DESIGN: Jewelry Trunk Show. Specials. Holiday Treats All Day.

10K Brewing: Yoga 10:30. Live Music: Merchants of Soul 7pm.

The BIG White House: Complimentary Gourmet Coffee & Treats.

Chema Malu: Meet Mitch & Barb with Naked Bear Naturals and Tony with Heaven Scent Soaps from 11-3. Great locally made bath

and body products. Meet Children’s Book Author, Richard Dahlberg 11-3

G’s Café: Feature for the Day: Apple Fritter French Toast plus regular menu.

Lillian’s of Anoka: Treats and Hot Tea. Candy Canes for kids. $5 off purchases of $30 or more.

Paddywac’s: 25% off Christmas

Redmann’s Flooring: Hot cocoa and cookies. Door Prize in store.

Selah Salon: Hot cocoa bar. Goodie Bags.


Saturdays, November 24, December 8, December 15 from 11 am – 3 pm Santa will be walking around town handing out treats. (Candy canes provided by Two Scoops).


Join Santa on Saturday, December 8 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm for stories, cookies, and beverages at 10K Brewing at 2005 2nd Ave.
(Story time sponsored by 10K Brewing).


Join Santa on Sunday, December 16 from 8:00 am – noonat the Anoka Masonic Lodge at 1908 3rd Ave S. Cost is $5 per person (Max of $20 per immediate family). Children age 5 and under are free. Free pictures with Santa.


Prancer Nov 16–Dec 23

Winter Wonderettes – Nov 29–Dec 23

Sinatra and Co. Presents: “That Holiday Feeling” Dec 5

A Kat Perkins Christmas Dec 19

Tonic Sol Fa Holiday Show Dec 29


9 DESIGN: Daily Specials and Events. For updates, follow us on Facebook and/or join our email list at

Chema Malu: Mention this ad and receive FREE deZigned by Z Earrings with any purchase.

Peterson Shoes: Free Christmas Gift Wrapping

White Buffalo Spiritual Healing & Gifts: For every $50 spent, get entered to win a $75 gift card.

Throughout the SEASON

Every Wednesday

9 DESIGN: BOGO events all day.

Every Thursday

9DESIGN: Ladies Night 3-7pm, Trunk Shows, Pop-Ups, Flash Sales, Sips & Treats.

Every Friday

9 DESIGN: Flash Sale. 2 Different Sales 10am – 12pm and 3-5 pm.

Every Saturday

9 DESIGN: Jewelry Trunk Shows, Pop-Ups, Store Specials, Sips & Treats

Chema Malu: Meet Mitch and Tony 11-3. Great locally made bath & body products.

Every Weekend

G’s Café: Holiday Themed Specials

November 23 – Black Friday

9 DESIGN: Plaid (Black) Friday: Sale Specials, BOGOs, Register to win.

10K Brewing: Annual Alex CRANKSHAFT Larston Food Drive 7pm

November 23 (cont.)

Lillian’s of Anoka: CoCo Carmen Wraps $30 and under. Free sleep top with purchase of Christmas sleep/lounge pants.

Paddywac’s: 40% off all Fall

Peterson Shoes: 15% off Smartwood Socks & Mukluks Thermal Insulated Socks

November 23 – 25

The BIG White House: Storewide Sale! Free Food & Gourmet Flavored Coffee

November 24 – Small Business Saturday

9 DESIGN: Store Specials, Register to Win, Treats All Day

Chema Malu: Swag Bags to the first 15 customers. Jenson’s / I.Appeal: 20% off all regular priced merchandise Lillian’s of Anoka: $30 under tops, $20 slippers, $12 gloves,

$10 small good items, Swag Bags to the first 20 customers.

Paddywac’s: 40% off Christmas

Peterson Shoes: 15% off Apparel, 20% off slippers (excludes Haflingers)

November 29

Chema Malu: Girls Night. Have fun at our Reindeer Bar – Make your own ornament! 5-8pm

November 30 10K Brewing: Free Comedy Show 8:30pm

December 6

Chema Malu: Girls Night. 10% of sales will be donated to Anoka County Historical Society 5-8pm

December 6-9

The BIG White House: 20% off almost everything in the shop SALE! Free Food & Gourmet Flavored Coffee. Door Prize.

December 8

White Buffalo Spiritual Healing & Gifts: All practitioners waive their fees for donation payments. You donate what you are able.

December 13

Chema Malu: Girls Night. Try to stump Mary Kay Beauty Consultant, Trisha Rumple, with your skin care questions. Many FREE samples available. 5-8pm

December 14 10K Brewing: Live Jazz music 7pm December 15-16 Lillian’s of Anoka: 20% off storewide. December 16 -23

9DESIGN: Week before Christmas Storewide Sales & Events.

December 17-22 Selah Salon: 20% off all products

December 20

Chema Malu: Girls Night. 10% of sales will be donated to Impact Services. 5-8pm

Lillian’s of Anoka: Last Ladies Night Out for 2018. Free gift with purchase.

December 21

10K Brewing: Live Classic Rock from The Off Nites 7pm

December 22 Amore Antiques: Live Christmas Music 2-4pm


214 E Main St • 763-999-5100
Hours: W, F, Sat 10-5; Th 10-7; Sun 12-4
See website for updates.

10K Brewing
2005 2nd Ave • 763-443-0965
Hours: Tu-W 4-10; Th 3-10;
F 3-11 Sat 12-11; Sun 12-9

Amoré Antiques
2008 2nd Ave N • 763-576-1871
Hours: M-Sat 10-5:30; Sun 11-5

Anoka Dental
12 Bridge Square • 763-421-4002
Hours: M, W 7-5; Tu 7-7;
Th 11-7; F 7-12

Antiques on Main
212 E Main St • 763-323-3990
Hours: F-Tu 9-6; W, Th 9-8

The BIG White House
1900 3rd Ave S • 763-506-0562
Hours: M-Sun 10-6

Chema Malu
208 E Main St • 612-720-1744
Hours: M-Sat 10-6; Th 10-8;

Jenson’s/I. Appeal
112 E Main St • 763-421-5343
Hours: M-F 10-8; Sat 10-6
Sun 12-4

Lillian’s of Anoka
1919 2nd Ave S • 763-323-4045
Hours: W 10-6; Th 10-8;
F-Sat 10-6; Sun 12-4

201 E Main St • 763-291-4521
Hours: W 11-4; Th-Sat 10-5;
Sun 11-4

Peterson Shoes
209 E Main St • 763-421-3433
Hours: M, T, W, F 10-6; Th 10-8;
Sat 10-5; Sun-Please Call for hours

Redmann’s Flooring & Design
334 E Main St • 763-421-4052
Hours: M-F 8-5; Sat 9-3

Selah Salon
1926 2nd Ave S • 763-427-3577
Hours: M 9-8; Tu-Th 9-9; F 9-5;
Sat 8-4

Terry Overacker Plumbing
502 E Main St • 763-323-8885


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