See Santa, Holiday Events and Winter Fun in Carver County, MN

2020 Family Friendly Holiday and Winter Events

By Jamie Schlechter - Macaroni Kid Publisher December 1, 2020

With changes to events daily due to the pandemic, please visit our event calendar for any upcoming events. We will do our best to add/change events as needed. Please remember to follow the current COVID 19 Guidelines.

Find Christmas, Holiday, Santa and Winter fun for all ages in the Carver County area. Some events do have a fee and require registration, if they are FREE it will indicate next to the title. If Santa is planned to be at the event there will be a πŸŽ… next to it. Click on pink links for more information on times and locations. Make sure to bring a camera to capture the moments! This list includes ALL events if you would like to see lists by Free or Santa Click HERE.

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2020 Holiday Events, Santa Sightings and Winter Fun

11/27/20 Opt Outside: Letterboxing - Victoria - RSVP 

11/27 - 12/25/20 Santa and Frosty the Snowman Photo Op - Chaska - FREE

11/27/20 Light Up Waconia - Holiday lights Santa paradeπŸŽ… FREE

11/28/20 Holiday Quest for Teens - Shakopee RSVP

11/28/20 Opt Outside: Letterboxing - Victoria RSVP

11/28/20 Holiday Extravaganza - Norwood Young America FREE

11/28/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

11/29/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

12/1 - 12/25/20 - Holiday Tree Stroll - Chaska FREE

12/5/20 Santa on Fire Truck - New GermanyπŸŽ… FREE

12/5/20 Virtual Tree Lighting and Santa on Fire Truck - MayerπŸŽ… FREE

12/5/20 Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony - Chanhassen FREE

12/5 -12/31/20 Chanhassen Tour of Lights FREE

12/5/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

12/6/20 To-Go Breakfast with Santa - ChanhassenπŸŽ… RSVP

12/6/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

12/12/20  Christmas in Cologne - Inflatable Drive ThruπŸŽ… FREE 

12/12/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

12/12/20 Live Nativity Drive-Thru - Glencoe FREE

12/12/20 Virtual CP Lighted Holiday Train FREE

12/13/20 Kids Christmas Shop at Everson's - Waconia

12/13/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

12/19/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

12/19/20 Santa Drive By - Victoria πŸŽ… FREE 

12/19/20 Socially Distanced Selfies with Santa - Waconia

12/19/20 Drive by Santa Parade - Lester Prairie πŸŽ… FREE 

12/19/20 Santa Parade - Hamburg πŸŽ… FREE 

12/19/20 Drive by Santa and Light Display - Delano πŸŽ… FREE

12/20/20 Social Distance Santa Photos - ChaskaπŸŽ…

12/20/20 Drive by Santa and Light Display - Delano πŸŽ… FREE

Please note: This list will be updated as info about more events comes in, so check back often to make sure you don't miss out on any Holiday family fun in Carver County, MN!

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