Hometown Holiday Party 2018

December 8, 2018, 2-7 PM

Downtown Dover

Join Downtown Dover in celebrating the Christmas season with ice sculptures, hot cocoa, s'more station, Santa stroll, caroling in the streets, Christmas karaoke, Hometown Holiday raffle and so much more at the 3rd Annual Hometown Holiday Party!

Special events:

10:00 -12:00 Live Holiday Music
The duo NO1UKNOW will be signing holiday tunes and top 40 songs at 2 Home Cooks.

1:00- 3:00 Photos with the Grinch
At White Water Car Wash

2:00 Jingle Jam Marching Band
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they carol and parade their way through downtown to kick off the day!
Sponsored by Noggin Factory

2:00-7:00 Story Walk
Enjoy a story as you stroll through town. Begin in front of Harvey's Bakery and wrap up with a fun craft at the Noggin Factory!
Sponsored by Noggin Factory

2:00-6:00 Janetos Gingerbread Contest
Bring your completed gingerbread house or creation to Janetos for your chance to win one of three Janetos gift cards, $30, $20, or $10.  Entries will be accepted between 2:00 and 6:00, with judging just after 6:00.  

2:00 - 6:00 Hot Cocoa Station
Stop by Waldron Court to warm up! Sponsored by Dover Baptist Church

3:30 to 5:30 Studios2Go
Visit the Studios2Go state of the art video game trailer in the Janetos parking lot. 

2:00 - 7:00 Ice Sculptures
Cocheco Courtyard  Sponsored by DF Richard

2:00 - 7:00 Smores Station
Cocheco Courtyard Sponsored by Camp Cody

2:00 - 7:00 Selfie Booth
At the Cocheco Mill entrance with Picture This Photo Booth

2:00 - 9:00 LifeSize Olaf sand Elf Selfie Station and Elf on a Shelf Scavenger Hunt 
At Nicole's Hallmark

3:00- 6:00 Live Music by Mixtape 
Sponsored by Nicole's Hallmark, Jewelry Creations, Village Goldsmith, Garrison City Beerworks, The Flower Room and The Metrospa

5:00 - 7:00
Live Music, Ugly Sweater Contest at 6 PM + Coat/Hat/Mitten drive at Cinco de Mayo Bar & Gril


Order your Hometown Holiday button for $5 to grab deals all around town on December 8, 2-7.

Featured participants

KEY: Discount with button, Refreshments, Activity, Food Pantry Box, Decorated Window

SEH Studios

1 Washington Street, Suite 1119, Dover, NH 03820

Special pricing on paintings of Dover. Appetizers and family-friendly beverages.

IBODY Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

1 Washington Street #4003 Dover, NH 03820

Gift Vouchers for those with pins! Free mini sessions to give you a chance to experience our work; Make and take essential oil gifts (perfect for the office party or stocking stuffer); music; light refreshments

Days Inn

481 Central Ave

New England Mermaid Photography

One Washington Street, Suite 1119, Dover, NH 03820

15% Discount with purchase of two Framed Photographs for those with HHP buttons. Apple Cider

CAUSE hair salon

14 chestnut st

The Flower Room

474 Central Ave

Free ornament with every purchase over $20. Holiday Cookies

Market Square Jewelers

454 Central Avenue

10% off all purchases and free polishing cloths on silver purchases

Winichahanat Veterinary Care, Inc

495 Central Avenue

5% discount on services and product for one year with HHP button, cookies and juice (for humans and furbabies), pet photo contest.

Millworks Theatre Troupe

20 Third Street

Christmas Caroling at The Strand 2-4 and 6-8

Thirsty Moose Tap House

83 Washington Street, Dover, NH 03920

10% off to Button Holders, Holiday Candy. etc. no event

Kendall Pond Pizza

81 Main St, Dover, NH 03820

20% discount on food only with HHP button.

Dos Amigos Burritos Dover

286 Central Ave Dover, New Hampshire

Roots Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar

6 Third St, Dover, NH 03820

Craft & Art Fair, Raffle and free samples.

The Gyro Spot

421 Central Ave. Dover NH 03820

Christmas Kids Karaoke

Cinco de Mayo Bar & Grill

446 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

Live Music 5-7pm. Ugly Sweater Contest and a Coat/Hat/Mitten drive.

2 Home Cooks

40 Chestnut St, Dover, NH 03820

Garrison Hill Florists, Inc.

16 Chestnut St, cor. of 4th St, Dover, NH 03820

20% off to all HHP Button holders. Light refreshments.

Just The Thing!

451 Central Ave

The first 50 customers who spend $20 or more AND are wearing the button will get a gift. Assorted cookies.

Ross Furniture Co

38 Third St, Dover, NH 03820

Free activity: Cards to our troops Button Holders: Extra 10% off any purchase with HHP button.

The Metrospa

487 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

Hot chocolate station, cookie station, hair tinsle, fake tattoos for kids. Button: Tours given and discounts for any services scheduled for those with buttons.

The farm Bar and Grille

25 Portland Avenue

Best Of Times Barber Shop

364 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

Stronghold Barber Shop

280 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

Tokens Taproom

282 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

The Art Center

1 Washington St Suite 106, Dover, NH 03820

10% off paintings, prints and jewelry for those with buttons. Join for the Holiday Expo 10AM- 5PM.

Elite Hobbies

90 Washington St #334, Dover, NH 03820

Dover Wine Company

458 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

5% off all purchases to those with buttons. Will serve light refreshments.

Chapel + Main Restaurant|Brewery

83 Main St, Dover, NH 03820

Hot Mulled Cider & Cookies

A. E. Alie & Sons Jewelers

460 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

10% off with HHP Button. Light refreshments.

Village Goldsmith Gallery

444 Central Ave, Dover, NH

Cider & Cookies

Nicole's Hallmark

386 Central Ave

LifeSize Olaf sand Elf selfie station. Elf on a shelf scavenger hunt. $5 off a purchase of $25 with button and enter in-store raffle with purchase! Staying open till 9PM.

Thompsons 2nd Alarm

421 Central Ave. Dover, NH

Dover House of Pizza

519 Central Avenue

Apple Cider & Fried dough bites. One free appetizer with purchase of a Large Specialty Pizza.

Spinning Yarns

511 Central Ave, Dover, NH

Hot cider & ornament making.

Noggin Factory

53 Washington St, Dover, NH 03820

Holiday BINGO with prizes! Jump in for one game; or a couple 3:00-5:00. $5 off $25 or $10 off $50 or more with a HHP button. Can't be combined with other offers.

Janetos Superette

77 Main St, Dover, NH

Gingerbread contest! Bring your completed gingerbread house or creation to Janetos for your chance to win one of three Janetos gift cards, $30, $20, or $10. Entries will be accepted between 2:00 and 6:00, with judging just after 6:00. Cookies and Koolaid will be offered.

The Strand

20 Third St, Dover NH

Carolers, Classic Christmas Movies

Pro Nails

472 Central Ave, Dover, NH

10% off with a HHP Button

Lickee's & Chewy's Candies & Creamery

53 Washington St #100, Dover, NH 03820

Free tastings of Swedish Glogg, German chocolates and German Stollen for those wearing buttons

Cara Irish Pub

11 4th St, Dover, NH 03820

Smiley's Discount Beverage

7 Main St, Dover, NH 03820

Beer tasting

Jewelry Creations

3411, 388 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

Winter Sangria

Christopher's Third Street Grille

16 Third St, Dover, NH 03820

Earth Harmony Wellness LLC

66 Third St, Dover NH

Hot mulled cider & treats, 10% off Oasis Shoppe purchase for Dover Main Street button wearers, with $50+ purchase in shoppe entry for $100 gift certificate, free gift wrapping for all your Oasis Shoppe purchases, craft your own Gods Eye or color a mandala, 20 minute energy healings $20, Infrared

A Freethinker's Corner

652 Central Ave Dover NH 03820

10% off NEW paperbacks, 15% off NEW hardcovers for those with HHP buttons.

White Water Car Wash

525 Central Ave

Special deal on our volcano wash books for any customer with a pin. 1:00- 3:00 Photos with the Grinch

La Maison Proper

303 Central Avenue

10% off for those with buttons (except floor clothes)

Wing Itz

274 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820

$3.50 drafts with your pin. Make your own reindeer hat! Free hot chocolate for the kids.

Picture This Photo Booth

1 Washington Street 4041

Photo booth at the Cocheco Mills entrance

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Hometown Holidays

Start a new tradition and ditch the malls and big box stores! Shop local! Dover has a lot of great events, promotions and discounts happening during Plaid Friday and our Hometown Holiday Party.

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