Shop Local & Handmade in Downtown Sylvania with Back-To-Back Holiday Weekends!

Daily Dose  |  11/08/2019 9:00 am

Shop Local and Handmade in Downtown Sylvania with Two Back-To-Back Holiday Weekends!

Shop Sylvania – Red Birds are Grateful for Local
Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday (Nov 29 + 30)

The SMALL businesses in Downtown Sylvania are offering BIG Savings for Holiday shopping on Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday. Arrive early for coffee at local cafes, a special Black Friday brunch at Inside the Five and most importantly, "You Snooze, You Loose" discounts starting at 8am on Black Friday with specials at 8am, 9am and 10am! The first 100 shoppers will also receive a free "Shop Sylvania" reusable TOTE bag at Chandler Cafe! Lastly, if you make 3 purchases at different locations over the 2 days, turn in your card to Inside the Five Brewing Company and enter to win a FREE gift basket!

For a full listing of discounts at each business, please visit (Shop Sylvania page)

DSA Presents the 5th Annual Miracle on Main Street
Dec 6 + 7 | Miracle on Main Street (Art Walk, Mistletoe Market, Deck the Halls for History, Parade, 5k run)
Join in for a Weekend of Holiday Cheer in Downtown Sylvania
Presented by Dave White Chevrolet, Toledo Memorial Park and 13ABC

The Downtown Sylvania Association, Heritage Sylvania Historical Village and the Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering together to bring the community a weekend full of events to celebrate the holidays.

Miracle on Main Street will kick off on Friday, December 6 at 5pm with the First Friday Red Bird Art Walk and continue throughout the weekend concluding on Saturday, December 7 at 5:45pm with the lighted night-time Holiday parade.

Explore downtown Sylvania through art exhibits, live music, crafts, food, a 5k run and family fun including a parade, tree lighting, Santa, and a heated Mistletoe Market. Shop for the holidays with our local businesses and artists and enjoy brews for a cause on the Elfin’ Brew Hop at 5 locations ($1 of each featured beer will be donated back to the the DSA Red Bird Arts District events and programming).

FRIDAY DECEMBER 6th | 5pm-8ish
First Friday Art Walk at businesses & restaurants
Deck the Halls for history Silent Auction at Heritage Center Museum
Mistletoe Market (over 30 additional makers in 2 warming tents on Maplewood Avenue)

Tree Lighting Ceremony (Corner Park at Maplewood + Main St)

• 5:30 Lourdes Chorale Group

• 6:00pm Maplewood and Sylvan Choirs

• 6:15pm Tree Lighting with Mayor and Town Crier

6:30-8:30 Holiday Music with Guy in the 419 (Main/Maplewood)


Shop Local and Handmade for the Holidays

• Holiday Art Walk & Shopping (Downtown Sylvania businesses)

• Mistletoe Market (Intersection of Maplewood & Main St)

1-5:30pm Historical Village Open with Activities and Kids Crafts

• Deck the Halls for History Silent Auction (Heritage Center Museum)

4pm 5k Run/Walk
5pm Santa’s Little Helper Kids Dash (Main Street)

Santa Visits

5:45pm Miracle on Main Street Parade

For a full listing of events and times, please visit 

The Red Bird Arts District recognizes the many creative elements that exist within Sylvania’s downtown business district such as exhibition spaces, live music, culinary arts, studios, design firms and boutiques that all celebrate the arts. By fostering this creative culture in downtown Sylvania and building the community through artrelated events, we will continue to lead and grow as a destination for the arts, dining and entertainment.

More information on the businesses involved, the full art walk schedule and other events in the district can be found at