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Santa Sightings in Carver County, MN - Virtual and Drive-By

By Jamie Schlechter, Macaroni Kid Publisher November 25, 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. Remember to follow the current COVID 19 Guidelines. Please note, that due to the pandemic children will not be able to sit on Santa's lap.


2020 Virtual, Drive-By and Social Distance Santa stops in Carver County, MN
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November 27, 2020
Waconia - Santa on Fire Truck

Santa will be escorted by the Waconia Fire Department throughout the town starting at 4PM. They will not be able to make it down every street, but you can find the route HERE.


November 28, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos

Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.


November 29, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos
Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.


December 5, 2020
New Germany - Santa on Fire Truck
Santa will be riding on the Fire Truck throughout New Germany starting at 10 AM. Starting at Camden Avenue S. and ending at St. Mark's Lutheran Church.


December 5, 2020
Mayer - Santa on Fire Truck 
Santa will be making his way through Mayer, MN on a Fire Truck starting at 3PM.


December 5, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos
Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.


December 6, 2020
Chanhassen To-Go Breakfast with Santa
Rotary Club of Chanhassen Breakfast with Santa. This year will have a few changes. Breakfast will be to-go style and reservations are required. Kids will receive a special treat and everyone is welcome to have a photo taken with Santa while Santa is inside his vintage sleigh/car pulled by his live reindeer. All participants will be entered into a drawing to win an artificial completely decorated Christmas tree.Tickets must be purchased in advance online Reservation Deadline Friday, December 4th 6:00 p.m. 4 Pancake breakfast and sausages $10 or 2 Pancake breakfast and sausage $7.


December 6, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos
Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.


December 11, 2020
Drive-thru Santa - Glencoe
Santa is planning on visiting Coborn's in Glencoe. You can drive up and see Santa from your vehicle and receive a holiday fun bag, while supplies last.


December 12, 2020
Santa Photo Op - Waconia

Santa will be visiting Freshwater Furniture Depot for photos.


December 12, 2020
Christmas in Cologne - Inflatable Drive Thru
Christmas in Cologne with a twist for 2020. The Park will be festive and decorated with inflatables and trees. Vehicles can then drive by to view the decorations. At the end Santa and Mrs. Clause will be collecting letters from the kids. There will also be treat bags for the children while supplies last from 5-7 PM.


December 12, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos
Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.


December 12, 2020
Socially Distanced Selfies with Santa - Waconia
Santa will be visiting Bakery on Main in Waconia for Socially Distanced Selfies. Reservations are required. 


December 13, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos
Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.


December 19, 2020
Santa Drive-By - Victoria
Santa will be making his way around Victoria on a firetruck. He will do his best to drive by several neighborhoods.


December 19, 2020
Drive by Santa Parade - Lester Prairie
Santa will be riding on a firetruck around Lester Praire starting at 3pm. You can view the scheduled route HERE.


December 19, 2020
Santa Parade - Hamburg
Santa will be making his way around Hamburg by Firetruck. Starting on the east side of town and working to the west. View the planned route HERE.


December 19, 2020
Drive-by Santa and Light Display - Delano
Drive through the light display in Central Park and wave to Santa in your car. Santa will also have a special phone that you can call from your car. 5-8PM.


December 19, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos
Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.


December 19, 2020
Socially Distanced Selfies with Santa - Waconia
Santa will be visiting Bakery on Main in Waconia for Socially Distanced Selfies. Reservations are required. 


December 20, 2020
Drive-by Santa and Light Display - Delano
Drive through the light display in Central Park and wave to Santa in your car. Santa will also have a special phone that you can call from your car. 5-8PM.


December 20, 2020
Chaska - Social Distance Santa Photos
Santa will be stopping by The Mustard Seed for social distance photos. $5 per family.




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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