A lot happens here in Carlisle during the year! We start out in January with the Annual Dinner at which time we recognize a person as Citizen of the Year and a person as Friend of Education. These individuals are chosen by the residents as outstanding citizens who have volunteered their time/talents for the betterment of the community. We also designate a Business of the Year and Employee of the Year.
Quarterly Luncheon meetings are from noon-1 p.m. on the Second Tuesday of April 10th 2018, July 10th 2018, October 9th 2018, and December 12th 2017. Come and enjoy a delicious meal, network, and learn about the offerings to help existing small businesses. Stay current with our newsletters for location and time details!
Chamber Golf Outing the third Saturday in August provides a day of fun and raises money for youth activities.
Welcome Back to School Breakfast is held in August for the Carlisle Community Schools teachers and staff.
PumpkinFest in October (the weekend before Halloween) from 1-3pm features a costume parade through downtown Carlisle, Trunk or Treat, most original carved/decorated pumpkin contest, vendor booths on the street, photos, and more. As we encouraged local residents and businesses to participate in the popular event which distributes candy safely and provides game and activities to about 400 children in historic downtown Carlisle. Click here to download and place a flyer in your business today!
Light Up Carlisle is December 2nd, 2017 between 10 a.m. and noon for kids of all ages. Photos with Santa are by Chad Johnson of Cross The T Photography at the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce office at 27 School Street, and photos will be emailed to parents.
Annual Dinner is Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Summerset Winery celebrating the Carlisle Business Community, and honors the Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Employee of the Year, and Friend of Education. Chamber of Commerce Community Betterment Grants are also awarded. All Carlisle community non-profit and for-profit businesses and organizations are eligible to receive grants. The event is catered by Kearney Contemporary Catering
Opening Day Legislative Reception
Warren County Chamber Legislative Luncheon
Community Area Events
Farmer’s Market – Beginning, June 4th, and Ending, October 22nd, the Carlisle Farmers Market will be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Wyckoff parking lot on the corner of Highway 5 and 1st Street. Local produce vendors, baked goods, crafts and more!
Mower racing with River Bottom Racing
The 4th of July Celebration
To be a sponsor or for a community event and program promotion you must be a Chamber member receiving membership benefits, established partner or vendor. Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce may grant an exemption to this requirement upon approval, so call for details.