The stores are starting to look like Christmas, the music is starting to play 24/7, and I know the black Friday deals have started...because I've spent a bit checking out those online deals.

One huge sign that Christmas is just around the corner is when Santa shows up to start gathering all of the wishlists for kids in Southeast Minnesota and I just got word from his elves when he will be arriving in Rochester, Minnesota.

Photo by Jesson Mata on Unsplash
Photo by Jesson Mata on Unsplash
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Everything You Need to Know About the Here Comes Santa Claus Event in Rochester, Minnesota

Make sure your kids are making their wish lists because Santa is showing up on Friday, November 24th to say hi to all of the kids!  Below are the details for this fun, annual holiday tradition in Rochester, Minnesota.

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  • WHEN: Friday, November 24th, 2023
  • WHERE: Downtown Rochester are various locations (see times and info below)
  • TIME:
    • 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Winter Workshop at Historic Chateau Theatre.  Mrs. Claus is catching an earlier sleigh to Rochester and will be reading a few stories to all of the kids.
    • 4:15 pm - Santa's Daring Rescue at Residences of Old City Hall
    • 5:00 pm - Magical Tree Lighting and Peace Plaza
  • Learn more at the Downtown Rochester, Minnesota website

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Credit: Festival of Trees Hiawatha Homes
Credit: Festival of Trees Hiawatha Homes
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Festival of Trees is Back for Another Year in Rochester, Minnesota With 90+ Trees!

A winter wonderland is being created in downtown Rochester, Minnesota!  If you've never experienced Festival of Trees with your family, make this THE year you experience this Christmas magic where over 90 trees are decorated.  Santa is also showing up to chat with kids and hear what their wish lists are this year.  The dates this year are November 24th through the 26th and all the location details, schedule, and more can be found here.

READ MORE: Everything You Need to Know About Festival of Trees in Rochester, Minnesota

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