Those in the Shakopee community and surrounding areas are invited to help us kick off the holidays with the annual Shakopee Holiday Festival on Friday, November 30th, in Historic Downtown Shakopee, 1st & Lewis Street.
Get in the holiday spirit with your friends and family by coming to the festival! Join us for traditional caroling, the ever popular Velodazzle Bike Parade, photos with Santa Claus, horse-drawn carriage rides, Shakopee Chamber Food Drive kick-off benefiting the CAP Agency (nonperishable food donations will be accepted that night to kick off the drive), ceremonial tree lighting & much more! Hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies will also be served.
Schedule of Events
6 p.m. - Velodazzle Parade (Parade starts at 2nd & Holmes St. Interested persons should sign up at Paul’s Bike Shop, 120 Holmes St. 952-688-6820.)
6:30 p.m. -Traditional Caroling & Ceremonial Tree Lighting
Immediately Following Tree Lighting - 8 p.m. - Photos with Santa (Photos will be taken in the community room of the River City Centre)
Immediately Following Tree Lighting - 8 p.m. - Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (Carriage rides will begin in front of Turtle’s Bar & Grill)
Plus, enjoy free admission to the Scott County Historical Society from 6-8pm for their Holiday Open House. Enjoy a holiday decorated Stans House while you take part in an ornament craft, holiday scavenger hunt w/prizes, treats & hot cocoa in the Stans House and bonfire in the Stans Garden!
The festival is free to attend and open to the public. Learn more at www.shakopee.org. We hope to see you there.
Thanks to our current sponsors:
Interested in sponsoring or volunteering for this event? Contact Emily Strom at email@example.com or (952) 445-1660 to learn about available opportunities.