November 11th & 18th, 2021

14th Annual Shop the Blocks 

Similar to last year's Shop the Blocks, this event will be spread out over 2 separate nights in November from 4-8pm. Take this opportunity to get access to your VIP Passport to enjoy special discounts, giveaways, and more at your favorite Downtown Lincoln businesses!

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 for each day end at noon the day-of.

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) 

Be sure to add on the "Parent's Night Out" option if you would like your children to go have fun at the Lincoln Children's Museum while you shop!


Participating Passport Shops:

Fly Fitness

Franchie & Finch

Gomez Art Supply

Kiechel Fine Art

The Kindler Hotel & Boitano's Lounge

Lincoln Running Company

Metro Gallery

A Novel Idea

Ruby Begonia's

Shannon Formalwear

Stella Clothing




Participating Food & Drink Deals:

1867 Bar


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