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18th Annual Holiday Stroll

Nov 29, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come join the fun for the 18th annual old-fashioned Christmas celebration on the day after Thanksgiving. Come see Santa and Mrs. Claus, baby reindeer and fireworks as we light up our downtown district. Get an early start on your holiday shopping, hunt for the medallion and simply enjoy the lighted parade!

www.RedWingStroll.com

 

List of Attractions:

PANCAKES WITH SANTA CLAUS – NEW!

Enjoy breakfast this year with the kids AND Santa.  Fun activities for the kids including an opportunity to write Santa a postcard and mail it to the North Pole!

8:00 – 10:00 AM Pancake Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 AM Santa joins everyone for breakfast

Community Partner

Elks Lodge

PANCAKES WITH SANTA CLAUS – NEW!

Enjoy breakfast this year with the kids AND Santa.  Fun activities for the kids including an opportunity to write Santa a postcard and mail it to the North Pole!

8:00 – 10:00 AM Pancake Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 AM Santa joins everyone for breakfast

Community Partner

Elks Lodge

MUSIC LINEUP – LOCAL FAVORITES AND ADULT SOUND AFTER THE PARADE!

3 PM – 4 PM KWNG Holiday Music

4 PM – 4:45 PM Ovation and Men’s Choir

5 PM – 5:45 PM Isaac Gadient

6 PM – 6:45 PM Everyday People

AFTER the Parade

8 PM – 8:45 PM Karate Chop Silence

9 PM – 9:45 PM General B and the Whiz

Sponsors

Big Turn Music Festival

Pearle Vision

WHO’S WHO OF THE WEST END DISTRICT

Join the West Enders as we bring Whoville to the Holiday Stroll (in front of Liberty’s). Shopping, fun for kids, adult beverages, pies, fluffy cozy warm accessories and more!

PUPPIES AND RESCUE DOGS – NEW!

Say hello  to the available puppies and dogs available for adoption from River Bluff Humane Society.

The River Bluff Humane Society is a non-profit organization located in Red Wing, MN that serves the community by caring for the area’s animals in need. Our mission is to protect animals by providing shelter, promoting adoption & responsible pet ownership, and preventing animal over-population.

4:00 – 7:00 PM Red Wing Library

Sponsors

Oliver’s Wine Bar

HELP BUILD A GINGERBREAD HOUSE – NEW!

Come together to build a gingerbread house with this family friend activity for young and old.  Learn more about Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity and how they are building homes providing families whose homeownership may be out of reach.

Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1993, and has built 35 homes in our service area. Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity’s service area includes all of Goodhue County, except Pine Island, plus Lake city and Mazeppa in Wabasha County. While 22 of the 35 homes are located in Red Wing we have 3 homes in Goodhue, 2 in Kenyon, 3 in Cannon Falls, 1 in Bellechester, 2 in Zumbrota, and 2 in Lake City.

4:00 – 8:00 PM Fat Frogs

Community Partner

Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity

CHILD CRAFT HOLIDAY ORNAMENT ACTIVITY – NEW!

Keep the younsters hands and minds busy creating this Holiday Stroll.  Stop into ArtReach, conveniently located in the middle of all the Stroll action, to create a “2019” handmade ornament.

We at ArtReach believe that creative expression is a fundamental need of all people. Art Reach envisions a community connected through the healing power of art.

3:00 – 7:00 PM – ArtReach

Community Partner

ArtReach

HOLIDAY FILM AT THE SHELDON

Enjoy the movie The Muppet Christmas Carol at the Sheldon this Holiday Stroll.

1:30 PM – Sheldon Theatre    $5 Adult/$3 Students

HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES AROUND JOHN RICH PARK (THIS IS A CHANGE TO ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED INFORMATION)

Enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride AROUND JOHN RICH PARK

4:00 – 7:00 PM

Sponsors

Horse-drawn Wagon Rides – Knudsen Caramels and Liberty’s Restaurant

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AND DECORATIONS IN CENTRAL PARK

Enjoy the evening of Holiday Stroll through the holiday season!

** This is an update from previous publications.  Levee Park was the original location, but mother nature has delayed the construction, so it will not be ready in time. **

Sponsors

– Merchants Bank, Mayo Health Systems, Uffda Shop, Discovery Financial and Ebenezer Deer Crest

STREET CURLING – NEW!

Curling teams will be forming and competing the week of the Holiday Stroll at the YMCA.  The championship game will be held the night of the Holiday Stroll.  Come watch the fun!

Contact the Red Wing YMCA for details.  651/388-4724

3:00 – 4:30 PM Championship Game Outside in Central Park Band Shell (location updated from first publications)

Sponsors

YMCA

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY – NEW!

A new festive 21 foot tree will be on display at 3rd and Bush Street during the Holiday Stroll and moved to John Rich Park for the remainder of the holiday season.

You can help by donating $10 towards an ornament which has a tag with your own personal handwritten message.  Purchase during the Fall Arts Festival October 12th and 13th or contact Kim at info@downtownredwing.org.

5:00 PM  3rd and Bush Street

Sponsors

Red Wing Port Authority

LIGHTED PARADE – NEW EARLIER START TIME 7:00 PM!

Who doesn’t love a parade?  Hope to see everyone along the parade route where you can greet and wave to the local organizations and businesses sharing their holiday spirit.  And you better stay until the end when Santa waves to everyone high atop a Red Wing  fire truck.

7:00 PM

Sponsors

Red Wing Chevrolet and Red Wing Ford Chrysler

SANTA CLAUS

Have you been good all year?  Sit upon Santa’s lap and let him know what you’ve been wishing for all year.

3:30-7:30 PM
Sheldon Theatre

SPONSOR

Sheldon Theatre

STORYTIME WITH RED WING ROYAL AMBASSADORS

Join us at the library for storytime with Ambassadors Delaynee Fox, Hannah Rodgers and Morgan Fritz.

4:30 PM Red Wing Library

FIRE DANCERS – Two performances this year!

Witness this mesmerizing display of fire and dance. This will be an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

4:30 – 5:00 PM Band Shell in Central Park (this location updated from first publications)

5:30 – 6: PM PM
Bush/3rd Street

Sponsored by:  Culligan Water and Red Wing Brewery

VINTAGE SNOWMOBILES

Come observe vintage snowmobiles put on display.

3-8:00 PM
Gernentz Auto

SPONSOR

Lawrence Transportation Services

HOLIDAY STROLL PHOTO BOOTH

Make memories with friend and families by taking a photo at our photo booth postcard.  Share on social media using #rwholidaystroll.

3-8:00 PM
Central Park (location updated from first publications)

SPONSOR

Potter Ridge

FIREWORKS DISPLAY

After the parade and before the adult music entertainment begins the  fireworks display.

Immediately following the parade.
Fired across the river.  View from Bush Street or on the Veranda at St. James Hotel.

SPONSOR

Mississippi Alumination

ACTIVITIES AT THE ST. JAMES HOTEL

Grinchmas Photo Booth – Sponsored by the Red Wing Police Department

3 PM – 8 PM Hotel Courtyard

Trains by Gandy Dancers

4 PM – 8 PM Hotel Mezzanine

Carolers

4 PM – 8 PM Hotel Courtyard

Festival of Wreaths

Bidding starts 11/27 at the St. James Hotel Laurentine Room and ends at 8 PM the night of the Holiday Stroll

COOKIE DECORATING

4 PM – 8 PM at Hanisch Bakery

LIVE NATIVITY SCENE

5:30 PM – 7 PM Christ Episcopal Church

TREE FOR ALL LIGHTING AND DEDICATION by Red Wing Arts

A community project the Tree for All is a 12 foot tree completely constructed of over 1200 granny squares crocheted by local artists.  Come to the lighting and dedication of this very unique holiday tree.  Refreshments available.

Be sure to stop into the Red Wing Arts Gallery at the Depot for the debut evening of their holiday boutique.

4:30 PM – Tree lighting and dedication in Central Park (location updated from first publications)

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE

10 AM – 5 PM Community Room Red Wing Library

RED WING HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND

Cornerstone Church

 

 

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