November 5th, 12th, & 19th 2020

13th Annual Shop the Blocks 

This year, Shop the Blocks may look a little different, but Downtown Lincoln's boutiques, book stores, art galleries, specialty shops & stores are still here for you. So let's show up for them! Spread out over the first three Thursdays in November, take this opportunity to get access to your VIP Passport to enjoy special discounts, giveaways, and more.

What's different this year? Instead of checking in at one location, pick up your VIP Shop the Blocks bag & passport at any of the participating stores listed below by showing your e-ticket on your phone. If you want to enter to win the grand prize at one of our amazing downtown hotels, take a photo of yourself (or your group) in front of the amazing window displays at all the shops listed on the passport, and send that to In lieu of appetizer samples, several of your favorite downtown bars & restaurants are offering special deals & discounts to Shop the Blocks participants! 

Buy tickets now! $7 for your All-Access Pass. Sales end at noon for each specific day.

All-Access Passes Include Exclusive Access to:

  • In-store discounts at over 10 downtown shops
  • Chance to win an overnight stay at an amazing downtown hotel
  • Specials from select local restaurants & bars
  • Shopping Prizes
  • A VIP Shopping bag for all your purchases

To keep our amazing businesses, their employees, and our community safe, masks will be required in order to participate in this event. Please maintain proper social distancing standards and be mindful of others when shopping.

Reserve Your All Access Pass (Or Register Your Comp Ticket) 


Participating Passport Shops:

Fly | A Fitness Revolution

Francie & Finch

Gomez Art Supply

Husker Headquarters

Kiechel Fine Art

The Kindler Hotel

Lincoln Running Company

Madida Clothing

Metro Art Gallery

A Novel Idea

Ruby Begonias

Stella Clothing




Participating Food & Drink Deals:

1867 Bar

Boitano's Lounge

Captain Jacks Bar

The Copper Kettle


The Foundry