Tickets on Sale NOW! HoHoHome with Santa: A RochMN Holiday Experience


This event is sponsored by First Alliance Credit Union

HoHoHome with Santa: A RochMN Holiday Experience

This Christmas season, Rochester Mom is creating a very special experience for you and your families all December long.

First Alliance Credit Union and Rochester Mom are pleased to present: Ho-Ho-Home with Santa: A RochMN Holiday Experience.  This virtual event will take you along on a journey to visit our very own Santa at the North Pole. He’ll show you all around and even tell you all about what he does on his days off!

Families will also have a chance to receive a letter from Santa himself!  In addition, there will be activities, giveaways, demonstrations, music, pop-up sing-a-longs, swag, special and exclusive content, crafts, and more for the month leading up to Christmas.

Who :: all Rochester area families!

What :: This virtual event hopes to bring the magic of Christmas and Santa into homes since visiting Santa will be difficult this year.  You can expect a series of videos documenting Santa’s life at the North Pole, special activities from our sponsors, giveaway opportunities, family togetherness ideas, and lots of different ways to create that special holiday magic in your homes. (PLEASE NOTE: While you will see Santa in this event, attendees will not have individual access or visits with Santa.)

When :: Sunday, November 29th – Thursday, December 24th, 2020

Where :: The HoHoHome with Santa Facebook Group.  All videos and content will be made available there.  You will be invited to join prior to the event and can gain access by providing the email you purchased your ticket with.

Purchase tickets at the bottom of this post.

Ticket Options

Ticket Price :: $22/family

Letter from Santa :: $5/child (LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE!)

All tickets include the following:

  • Access to the private HoHoHome with Santa Facebook Group, all 4 North Pole videos featuring Santa (published on Sundays starting Nov 29th), activities, content, giveaways and more. Some of the fun we have planned includes:
    • a pop-up sing-a-long with local brass band the D’Sievers
    • cookie decorating demonstration with Desserts by Danna
    • Letter to Santa activity
    • Family BINGO night
    • Gingerbread Wars
    • Exclusive Christmas Lights Tour Printable
    • Holiday Playlist
    • guest appearances
    • Activities for the entire family, and more!
  • Promo code to order your Santa shirt from the Minnesota Shop (shop opens on Sunday Nov. 15th at 6 PM and closes on Sunday November 29th at 6 PM). This will be included in your ticket confirmation email.

Letter From Santa:

We have a ticket add-on available for children to receive a special letter from Santa himself.  This special note will be personalized with the child’s name, what they would like for Christmas, and something special they did in 2020. It will be mailed in a red metallic envelope, with special wax seal.

All ticket holders that purchase this special add-on will receive a separate form via email to fill out with information for each child that will be receiving a letter.  This form is due no later than Dec. 16th.  We cannot guarantee your letter will arrive if you send in the form later than the 16th. If you purchased Letters to Santa for children in another family, please fill out the form or forward to the family to fill out.

Only those who have purchased the letter add-on option will receive Letters from Santa.


Please note all of the details below as you prepare to purchase tickets:

❄️ All communication for this event will be via email.  We will notify the Facebook event group when we have sent an email.  Please add to your address list.  Your ticket confirmation will come from Ticket Tailor.  If you do not receive a confirmation please email: (We can not be responsible for lost emails. Please check your spam and junk folder regularly.)

    • Event attendees will receive an email the week of Thanksgiving that includes the link to join the HoHoHome with Santa Facebook group as well as the event magazine/schedule of events.

❄️ The only way to access the HoHoHome with Santa Facebook group is by purchasing a ticket.

❄️ We are unable to offer refunds for this event.

❄️ You may purchase tickets as gifts for family members.  If you have purchased a ticket as a gift, please immediately email to let us know their email address.  We will add them to our communication list.

❄️ Event Communication: If you have a question about the event, please email  We are unable to answer questions about this event sent to the Rochester Mom Facebook or Instagram page.  Additionally, please do not reach out to the personal Facebook pages of Rochester Mom team members with questions.

***Disclaimers: ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or rain checks will be issued.. As this is an online event, weather will not affect it. Your email will be added to our email list for communication purposes.  Purchasing a ticket is permission to add your name to this list.***

Thank you to First Alliance Credit Union - our Title Sponsor!

At First Alliance Credit Union, we want you to feel merry and bright about your finances. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing you with convenient services and personalize guidance through every stage of life. You’ll be feeling like a kid on Christmas morning with our wallet-friendly interest rates on your accounts and loans, plus tools like our free mobile banking app make keeping track of your holiday spending easy, even while you’re sipping on some eggnog by the fireplace. Of course, if you feel like you’re frozen in place with your finances, our dedicated team of Member Advisors will be there to give you the warm, compassionate financial guidance you need to start moving in the right direction.

Letters to Santa!

First Alliance Credit Union has grown to serve over 16,000 members in the 5 South East Minnesota Counties of Olmsted, Dodge, Goodhue, Wabasha, and Winona. Today, membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, owns a business, or attends school in our 5 county communities. Depositing $5 is all it takes to open an account at Rochester’s original credit union.

Thanks to First Alliance for providing our Letters to Santa station!

First Alliance Credit Union | Rochester MN Moms Blog

Activity & Table Sponsors

Thanks to these Rochester businesses for providing fun activities for you and your children during this virtual event.


A scooters, a giant bear, Re-usable festive kids’ coloring tablecloths, spark memberships and more! Check back often, we’re adding new giveaways frequently!

Similar to years past, our event giveaways are directly benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester MN and Rochester Mom’s annual Give Joy event. Giveaway tickets are $5/each or 5/$20.  These tickets (or comments…read more about that below) can be used to enter giveaways throughout the course of the event.

100% of the proceeds will benefit families staying at Ronald McDonald House over the holidays by stocking their Snowflake Room.  This very special room is full of items for guests and their families to “shop” to be able to gifts to one another at a financially trying time in their family’s life. If you plan to participate in the giveaways – please make your donation at ticket checkout. Giveaway opportunities will be throughout the event.

A photo album will be published with all of our giveaways towards the start of the event. Throughout the event, we will host giveaways for particular items.  You can then register to win a specific item by commenting on the photo of that item.  That constitutes using one of your “tickets.”

Rochester Mom will keep track of the number of giveaway tickets each family has. Since this is a virtual event, your tickets are actually “comments” on an item that you would like to win. Please comment on items throughout the event and winners will be announced close to the end of the event near Christmas Eve in the comments below the photo.

Please be honest with your entries.  This makes the event fun and enjoyable for everyone.


We have a limited number of swag bags with some amazing items in them! You can receive ONE swag bag when you donate $15+ in our Giveaway for Ronald McDonald House. Please note that quantities are limited. One per family please. Swag bag pick up will be on Saturday, December 12th.  Directions will be sent to swag bag holders.


 ALL tickets must be purchased through Rochester Mom to gain access to the online Facebook Group where the event will be held.. Due to the nature and planning of this event, we cannot accommodate cancellations or refunds. By purchasing a ticket you are permitting Rochester Mom to be add your email to the Rochester Mom e-newsletter subscriber list for event communication purposes. This event will be held despite weather conditions.


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