Horsham Rural City Council will continue its Christmas Extravaganza with a Roaming Advent Calendar, seeing customers rewarded daily for shopping local this Christmas.
Starting Wednesday 1 December and ending on Christmas Eve, the Roaming Advent Calendar will see participating local businesses offer all people making a purchase at their store on their nominated day to go into a draw to win a $200 voucher.
Mayor Robyn Gulline said that encouraging people to shop local this holiday season was a key way to support local businesses.
“After a difficult two years, now is a great time to do your Christmas shopping locally. We have fantastic retail stores, hospitality businesses and service providers that will have something perfect for your nearest and dearest this Christmas,” she said.
The businesses participating in the Advent Calendar prize draw include:
December 1: Wimmera Trophies and Gifts
December 2: Shelton and Lane
December 3: Undercover Lingerie
December 4: Toyworld
December 5: Exchange Hotel
December 6: Lily Vogue
December: 7: Total Computer Tech
December 8: Jacobs Well
December 9: Drift 83
Decmeber 10: Horsham Family Footwear
December 11: Bonnie and Clyde’s
December 12: Bad Boy Burgers
December 13: Red Rock Books
December 14: Farmhouse Cafe
December 15: Forty Winks
December 16: Intersport Horsham
December 17: Wimmera Outdoors
December 18: BJ’s Furniture
December 19: Total Tools
December 20: Una Sosta
December 21: Trev’s Bargain Emporium.
Horsham’s Roaming Advent Calendar is part of Horsham’s Christmas Extravaganza, which launched with a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony in Roberts Place and will continue with Post Card projections in the city starting in mid-December.
Advent Calendar winners will be drawn each day and notified by phone.