Making Victorian Christmas a Community Supported Event
Jacksonville, Oregon celebrates the holidays and our past with Victorian Christmas. Coordinated by the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce the celebration spans several weekends beginning the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
This celebration is a cherished tradition for many of us here in Jacksonville and in the Rogue Valley region at large. But as many other things in life, this celebration continues to increase in expense.
Between city decorations, costs of costumes, decorating the tree and weekend entertainment the annual expenses are now close to $14,000. And we would like to add even more to this celebration. So as we plan on how to make this year’s event even more memorable, we are hoping to increase the support from both the residential and business members of our community.
Residents and Friends of Jacksonville can make their donations
- In Cash, Check or by Credit Card at the Chamber of Commerce Office/Visitor Information Center next to the Post Office at the corner of N. Oregon and C Street
- Mailing a check to Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 33, Jacksonville, OR 97530 (note Victorian Christmas Donation in the memo field)
- Donating by credit card online HERE.
Businesses can be recognized as official sponsors of Victorian Christmas. Sponsors will be recognized on promotional materials and signage during the celebration. It is a great way of showing your support of Jacksonville’s community spirit. You can make your donation by credit card online HERE or complete the 2017 Victorian Christmas Sponsorship Form and submit payment as directed.
Sponsorship Categories (Business which have already paid $200 for Lighting and Garland can pay the difference to be recognized as a sponsor in any of these categories. Just add a note with your additional payment to let us know which category you choose.)
- $275 General Decorations, Entertainment & Promotions (up to 10 sponsors)
- $300 Tree Lighting & Community Caroling (up to 6 sponsors)
- $300 Holly Jolly Trolley (up to 6 sponsors)
- $500 Christmas Tree/Father Christmas $500 (up to 5 sponsors*)
*Barlett Tree Services will also be recognized as an in-kind donor for the tree
The Victorian Christmas Celebration is coordinated by the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce which can be reached by calling 541-899-8118 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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