The big guy in the red suit is extremely busy right now BUT his elves just sent me a note and let me know he is making a special visit to Southeast Minnesota on Saturday!

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Ho Ho Ho! Santa Riding Into Oronoco, Minnesota on Saturday

Before you start stressing out about Santa taking time off from the North Pole, don't worry.  The elves have everything under control and all of the wishes that your kids have written down or said to Santa already are being taken care of.  But, he heard that quite a few kids in our area haven't sent those letters out yet.  NOW is the chance to get those letters to him in time for Christmas because he is showing up on Saturday, December 9th in Oronoco, Minnesota.

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Everything You Need to Know About Santa and Mrs. Claus' Visit in Oronoco, Minnesota

  • WHEN: Saturday, December 9th, 2023
  • TIME:
    • 9:00 - 10:30 am - Look for Sant on the firetruck in the West neighborhoods in Oronoco
    • 11:00 am - be at the fire hall and cheer on Santa and Mrs. Claus as they arrive
    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Enjoy food, fun, and have a chance to meet Santa at the fire hall
    • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Wave at Santa as he rolls through the East neighborhoods
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'Tis the season to do all of the Christmas things.  But, I know you can only watch Elf so many times.  If you are looking for something fun to do, check out these other stories that are full of free info about events, activities, and Christmas-themed info:

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