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Sponsor Christmas Walk Festivities

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Christmas Walk on Owego's Main Street

Friday, December. 1, 2023
4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

 

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

 

View 2023 sponsorship options.

 

PRESENTING PARTNER $4,800 (1 available):  Thank you, Allied First Bank!


Be the star of the show by bringing this beloved Christmas event back to Oswego.
• Event title: 2022 Oswego Christmas Walk-Through, A Stroll Down Main Street, presented by [YOUR BUSINESS], on all online and print materials
• Two :30 radio commercial played from PA system at Main Stage and DJ, each, during the event
• Thank you during tree-lighting ceremony by Village President or his representative
• Three (3) promotional social media posts in conjunction with event promotion
• Promotional video including costumed character at your business
• Front page listing in printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• Prominent inclusion in event press release
• Full, first interior page ad in Oswego News Village Newsletter, distributed to 14,000 Oswego households
• Logo inclusion in up to three (3) e-newsletters in conjunction with event promotion to 4,800 subscribers
• A 10’ x 20’ prominently placed booth space on Main Street (tent provided by sponsor)
• One (1) promotional event banner with your logo on each side of a public works snowplow during the December 14 CAREavan throughout Oswego neighborhoods

 

MAIN STAGE SPONSOR $4,000 (1 available): Thank you, TR Miller Heating, Cooling & Plumbing


This year’s Christmas Walk is going to be hopping with a range of high-energy Christmas music performed by a variety of different musicians.
• 10’ banner with your business name across the front of the Main Stage with stage renamed after your business
• Thank you via the public announcement system to your business after each performance group (min. of five (5); including one from Village President
• Half page ad in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• Half page ad in the Oswego News Village Newsletter, distributed to 14,000 Oswego households
• Inclusion in a minimum of two (2) weekly e-newsletters in conjunction with event promotion to 4,800 subscribers
• Two (2) promotional social media posts in conjunction with event promotion/Main Stage entertainment
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space next to featured activity (tent provided by sponsor)

HAPPY HOLIDAYS IN OSWEGO SPONSOR $3,000 (1 available): 


• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• Half page ad in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• Half page ad in the Oswego News Village Newsletter, distributed to 14,000 Oswego households
• Banner recognition atop the 10’ x 10’ illuminated Information Booth named after your business
• Two (2) social media posts in conjunction with event promotion driving patrons to pick up the event program in this
location
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by sponsor)

 

TRAIN SPONSOR $2,250 (2 available):


• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• Signage on the Christmas Walk trackless train for over 4,500 patrons to see
• Four (4) live public announcements directing patrons to train
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by sponsor)
 

INFLATABLE SPONSOR $2,250 (2 available):


• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital
Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite
to 3,000 patrons
• “Brought to you by” signage displayed adjacent to inflatable for
over 4,500 patrons to see
• Four (4) live public announcements directing patrons to your
business’ inflatable
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by
sponsor)

LIVE REINDEER SPONSOR $2,250 (1 available): Thank you, Baird & Warner


• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas
Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000
patrons
• “Brought to you by” signage displayed on two sides of live reindeer
pen for over 4,500 patrons to see
• Exclusive rights to give out reindeer headbands at event
(headbands provided by sponsor)
• Four (4) live public announcements directing patrons to live reindeer
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by
sponsor)


ICE SCULPTOR SPONSOR $2,250: (1 available)


• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas
Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000
patrons
• “Brought to you by” signage in front of ice carving demonstrations for
over 4,500 patrons to see
• Four (4) live public announcements directing patrons to live demos
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by
sponsor)

 

MAIN STREET SPONSOR $1,500 (Several available): 
 

• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000patrons
• Signage along Main Street with over 20,000 impressions
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by sponsor & interactive activity provided by sponsor required)

BUS SPONSOR (TRANSPORTATION TO/FROMOSWEGO HIGH SCHOOL TO EVENT) $1,250 (4 available): 

• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• One (1) banner on side of bus making 4 hours-worth of trips to/from Oswego High School to event
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by sponsor)

 

CANDY CANE SPONSOR $1,000 (1 available): 

 

• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event and onsite to 3,000 patrons

• Exclusive rights to give out candy canes at the event (candy canes provided by sponsor)

• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by sponsor)

COSTUMED CHARACTER SPONSOR$ 1,000 (1 available): 

• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons

• Visit from a minimum of eight (8) costumed characters to take photos with patrons at your booth, each for 10 minutes, over a period of four hours

• “Sponsored by your business” logo sign on both sides of parade float

• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by sponsor)


TREE-LIGHTING SPONSOR $1,000 (1 available): 


Annual tree-lighting ceremony includes a dramatic Charlie Brown script performed by costumed characters, complete with a feel-good message for the holidays, carols sung by high school choirs, and the official flipping of the switch!
• Your company’s identity will be written into the dramatic script.
• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk
program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• One (1) double-wide lawn sign at base of tree with your logo through
December
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by
sponsor)


JINGLE BELL SPONSOR $800 (1 available):

• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons

• Exclusive rights to give away jingle bells to attach to patrons’ shoes during the event (jingle bells and pipe cleaners provided by sponsor)

• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by sponsor)


COMMUNITY ENTERTAINMENT ZONE SPONSOR $800 (2 available): 


• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk
program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• “Brought to you by” signage in front of one of two community
entertainment zones featuring dancers and choirs from local and
surrounding communities
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by
sponsor)



VOLUNTEER SUPPORT SPONSOR $800 (1 available): Thank you, The Learning Experience


• Logo recognition and thank you in the printed and digital Christmas Walk
program distributed prior to event date and onsite to 3,000 patrons
• Logo inclusion on volunteer T-shirts
• “Thank you for supporting our volunteers” signage in front of the library
and adjacent to train station
• One (1) prominent 10’ x 10’ booth space at event (tent provided by
sponsor)
 

 

Custom Sponsorships

If you don’t see a partnership opportunity that is in line with your marketing and community engagement goals, contact us to customize a partnership that meets your needs.  We would appreciate the opportunity to discuss ways in which we can help market your business through our events program.

 

In-Kind Sponsorships

Does your company offer lights, decor, portable restrooms, or any other products or services that would add to the magic of this beloved community event? Contact us to talk about crafting your own in-kind sponsorship to showcase your products and promote your business. 

 

How to Sponsor

Call or email Special Events Manager Julie Hoffman jhoffman@oswegoil.org or 630-551-2344.

After the terms of the partnership have been agreed to, the Community Relations Dept. will send a contract to you outlining the terms of the partnership.  Please sign and return it along with your payment by 5 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2022. Checks may be made payable to Village of Oswego, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego, Illinois, 60543. Please note “Christmas Walk” on the memo line. 

Sponsor now!​

Complete this form, and we'll reach out to talk about your goals for your sponsorship and send you a partnership agreement. 

 

Sponsorship opportunities are first-come, first served, and the payment must arrive at Village Hall by Nov. 8 in order to guarantee your participation. 

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