2013 Events & Activities


Event Dates and Hours November 29-December 31, Sunday-Thursday: 5-9 pm, Friday-Saturday: 5-10 pm


Opening Parade – Presented by the Greater Mankato Young Professionals 6 p.m. Friday, November 29 Lighting ceremony immediately after the parade (map attached) *Park opens to driving traffic starting at 8 p.m. on opening night


Cash Donations Accepted nightly as well as Donations for area Foodshelves


Visit Santa in his Workshop Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights through Dec. 22


Live Reindeer on Display through Dec. 23


Other Events and Activities

  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides presented by CHS, $5 per person Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights

  • Musical Entertainment by local vocal groups on Saturday Nights

  • Ice skating in the Mary Dotson Family Rink – rink and warming house open nightly

  • Lighted computer-animated walking tunnel