Shop Alabama for the Holidays: Events this week in Prattville and Wetumpka

Retail is Alabama’s top private employer, a top revenue generator and a builder of community.  Plan to spend your holiday shopping, dining and leisure dollars locally throughout this holiday season. And thank Alabama retailers and their staff for all they do to make your holidays bright.

When you shop Alabama, you support your friends and neighbors, you strengthen your local economy AND you invest in the vibrancy of your community.

Help Alabama businesses thrive. Local businesses, which give your community its special flair, have already begun their holiday promotions and deals. Don’t leave them off your list.

Join the Shop Alabama for the Holidays movement and share the hashtag #ShopAlabama throughout the 2023 holiday season.

>> Alabama Retail Association’s holiday shopping forecast

Looking to shop local, here are some upcoming holiday shopping events in Alabama:

5 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12: Prattville Main Street Christmas. Shop local businesses for the perfect Christmas gift and then enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, hot chocolate and cookies, children’s make-and-take art projects, dancers, music and more, plus a visit from Santa!

5 – 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15Wetumpka’s Downtown Dickens Christmas. Walk (or ride in a horse-drawn carriage) around Wetumpka’s historic business district and complete your holiday shopping while being immersed in a Victorian Christmas, complete with carolers and musicians, period costumes and Father Christmas.

Email us your events and we’ll add them here.