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Santa Sightings in Carver County and Eden Prairie, MN

By Jamie Schlechter, Macaroni Kid Publisher November 19, 2021

Santa is on his way. Here are places in Carver County and Eden Prairie, MN that he will be visiting. Some events are free and some do require a reservation and fee. Click on pink links for more information about event.

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2021 Breakfast with Santa and Photos with Santa

FEATURED EVENTS

12/12 - Kids Santa Shop at Everson's Hardware Hank in Waconia. Kids can purchase gifts for family members with Santa's helpers. Gifts under $5, $10 and $20. Afterward, they can visit and take photos with Santa. Free event, reservations are required. 

12/18 - Santa and Mini Sign Workshop at Board & Brush in Chanhassen. Mini sign workshop with all the materials provided. Instructors will give you step-by-step to create a beautiful piece for your home or for a gift. Santa will be visiting and there will be cookies for everyone. Reservations are required.

CARVER

12/4 Village Christmas - Carver 

CHANHASSEN

12/4 Tree Lighting Ceremony - Chanhassen 

12/4 Christmas Celebration at Market Square - Chanhassen 

12/5 Breakfast with Santa - $ Chanhassen 

12/18 Santa and Mini Sign Workshop at Board & Brush - $ RSVP - Chanhassen

CHASKA

11/27 Photos with Santa at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

11/28 Photos with Santa at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

12/3 Santa Visits the Chaska Community Center - Chaska 

12/4 Hometown Holiday and Tree Lighting - Chaska

12/4 Photos with Santa at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

12/5 Tree Lighting Ceremony at Fireman's Park - Chaska 

12/5 Visit Santa at VFW - Chaska 

12/5 Photos with Santa and Visit Llamas at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

12/5 Visit Santa at Cuzzy's - $ RSVP - Chaska 

12/8 Donuts with Santa at Community Center - $ RSVP - Chaska 

12/10 Visit with Santa at Carver Junk Company - Chaska

12/11 Photos with Santa at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

12/12 Brunch with Santa at Stick's Tavern $ - Chaska

12/12 Photos with Santa at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

12/18 Photos with Santa at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

12/18 Cookies with Santa at Lake Life Chiropractic - RSVP - Chaska

12/19 Photos with Santa at The Mustard Seed $ - Chaska 

COLOGNE

12/11 Christmas in the Park - Cologne

12/15 Visit with Santa at West Union Lutheran - Cologne

EDEN PRAIRIE

12/7 Cookies with Santa at My Gym - $ RSVP - Eden Prairie 

12/17 Swim with Santa at Community Center - $ RSVP - Eden Prairie

12/17 Cookies with Santa at My Gym - $ RSVP - Eden Prairie

11/27/21 - 12/23/21 - $ RSVP - Virtual ZOOM Call with Santa

In-person Photos with Santa - $ RSVP - Eden Prairie Center

HAMBURG

12/4 Lunch with Santa - Hamburg 

MAYER

12/3 Visit Santa for Photos at Fire Station - Mayer 

NEW GERMANY

12/4 Breakfast with Santa - New Germany 

NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA

11/27 Holiday Extravaganza Tree Lighting - Norwood Young America 

12/4 Breakfast with Santa - Norwood Young America 

VICTORIA

12/2 Light up Victoria and Santa - Victoria 

WACONIA

11/26 Community Tree Lighting with Santa  - Waconia 

11/27 Santa at Fire Station - Waconia 

11/28 Cookies with Santa at Laketown - RSVP 11/20 $ - Waconia 

12/4 Santa at Mackenthun's - Waconia 

12/4 Photos with Santa and Grinch at Bakery - $ RSVP - Waconia

12/5 Pet Photos with Santa Paws Inn Pet Essentials - Waconia

12/7 Story Time with Santa at Lola's - Waconia

12/11 Photos with Santa and Grinch at Bakery - $ RSVP - Waconia

12/11 Santa in the Taproom - Waconia

12/11 Santa Photos at Freshwater Furniture Depot - Waconia

12/12 Kids Santa Shop at Everson's - RSVP $ - Waconia 

12/12 Brunch with Santa at Vandy's Grille - Waconia

12/18 Christmas Party with Santa at Sam & Friends - Waconia

WATERTOWN

12/4 Santa Day at Community Center - Watertown 

12/4 Tree Lighting Ceremony - Watertown 


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 and Eden Prairie, MN!


Don't see a family-friendly Holiday event listed here that you know about? Send me an email at Jamies@macaronikid.com with the details!


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