The Orofino Chamber of Commerce Christmas Festival will begin December 1st.   Our Theme this year is Rockin Around The Christmas Tree.
We invite ALL business to participate!!  Please email me or call 208-476-4335 to let me know if you will be participating in any of the events or if you would like to volunteer your time.
Window Decorating Contest:
We would like to extend our Window Decorating Contest to ALL businesses.
The Decorated Windows will be photographed and posted on the Chamber Facebook page as soon as they are completed.  Please send me an email at to let me know when your window is completed and we will come get a picture.
Orofino residents will have the opportunity to participate by Voting on their favorite window.  Residents can go into a business and place their vote.  Each business will offer a prize for voters and a winner will be drawn Monday December 18th.  All names will then go into a drawing and the Grand prize winner will receive Santa at their home Christmas Eve.
Voting begins December 1st and ends December 16th.
The Business with the most votes on the window decorating contest will receive a Trophy to be displayed at their business.
Here are the businesses who are participating:

We have our Merchant Window Decorating Contest starting Friday – you can go to the following businesses and check out their Christmas Spirit and vote for your favorite!

  •             P1FCU – Drive-Thru Window
  •             Walrath Insurance Agency
  •             Flower Shop
  •             Ronattas
  •             Goffinet & Clack
  •             Cuddy & Associates
  •             Augie’s
  •             Inland Cellular
  •             LCCU
  •             Elite Repeats
  •             Whiskey Creek Artisans
  •             Department of Labor
  •             IGA
  •             Presnell Gage
  •             Camas Financial
Old Fashioned Light Parade:
All are invited to participate in our Rockin Around the Christmas Tree themed parade  December 1st that starts at 6pm on Michigan Ave.  1st place winner receives $100, 2nd receives $75 and 3rd place $50.
The lighting of the Christmas Tree tradition will take place at Cannon Park as the Old Fashioned Light Parade passes by.
After the parade, head to the city park for pictures with Santa in the gazebo, lighting of the city park, Christmas ornament craft, cookies and hot cocoa.
The following are the parade entries we have so far, it’s not too late to sign up!
  • Orofino Police Department
  • Edward Jones
  • Department of Corrections Color Guard
  • P1FCU
  • Orofino Builders Supply
  • Pulse Youth Group
  • Hanson Garage
  • Shannon and Diana Schrader
  • Mike and Lisa Martin
  • Gary and Sharon Martin
  • Gary and Donna Wilson.
  • KLER
  • Santa
  • Orofino Fire Department
  • Corp of Engineers
Live Nativity:
You are invited to experience a Live Nativity Friday, December 1st from 5-8pm at the Orofino City Park.  This is a wonderful family activity to start off the Christmas season.  If interested in participating, contact Pam Jones 827-1156 or Donna Trout 476-5147.
Merchant Open Houses & Events:
These Fun Sponsored Events will run December 2nd – 11th.  Enjoy the festive displays and Merchandise throughout town.
  • Wild Hare                                            Friday, December 1st                                       9:30-5
    •                                                    Saturday, December 2nd                                  9:30-2
  • US Bank                                                Friday, December 1st                                       10-4
  • “Warm Up At Walrath”                      Friday, December 1st                                       9-5
  • Banner Bank                                        Friday, December 1st                                       11-2
  • Orofino Flower Shop                          Friday, December 1st                                       8:30-5:30        
    •                                                      Saturday, December 2nd                                  9-3ish
  • Cuddy & Associates                             Frida,y December 1st                                       9-6
  • Inland Cellular                                      Friday, December 1st                                       9-6
  • Whiskey Creek Artisans                      Friday, December 1st                                       10-6
  • Department of Labor                          Friday, December 1st                                       8-5
  • Voc Rehab                                              Friday, December 1st                                       8-4
  • Elite Repeats                                          Friday, December 1st                                       10-5:30
  • Augie’s -Cookies & Photos with Santa     Friday, December 15th                                     2-5
  • Ronatta’s-Christmas Cookies With Santa     Saturday, December 23rd                                 12-4
  • Monty’s Pizza                                    Friday, December 1st                                  5-8
  • Olives Auto Parts and More            Friday, December 1st                                  8-5:30