Rochester MN Holiday Guide


This post is sponsored by First Alliance Credit Union 

Rochester has no shortage of fun family events, and the holidays are no exception! If you’re looking for festive, family-friendly holiday events in the Rochester, MN area this holiday season, look no further than our Ultimate Guide to Rochester MN Holiday Events. Scroll down and you will find images that link to all of the best events for: Music and Arts, Santa visits and events, Holiday Shopping, Holiday Lights, Christmas Tree Farms, Family Holiday Events, and everything you need for a season filled with cheer. Be sure to check back throughout the season for updated holiday events!

Did we miss your event? Let us know by filling out the form below.

First Alliance Credit Union

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.

Family Events

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While we generally look forward to being out and about, this year is a bit different. Local businesses are working hard to provide safe and festive for your to create special memories that you’ll treasure for years to come.

Santa Events

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Ho, ho, ho!  Where (and how?) will Santa be this year?  Use our guide to find the where to visit Old Saint Nick and his jolly elves.  Please know that Santa visits will be amended for safe social distancing practices.

Music & Arts

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Our city has a vibrant music and arts scene and the Holidays are no different. So many events this year have gotten creative in how they deliver those holiday tunes.

Holiday Shopping

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If you’re looking to cross everyone off your shopping list we suggest you *shop local.*  Businesses have worked hard to provide safe ways for you to shop!

Holiday Lights

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Check out where we think the best neighborhoods are in town to see all those great twinkling displays.  Think we missed a great spot? Email us!

Christmas Tree Farms

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Perhaps you’d love to cut your own Christmas tree this year! The area has Christmas Tree Farms within varying distances of Rochester.

Guide to Hot Chocolate

Rochester MN Holiday Guide | Rochester Mom

We love to grab a cup of hot chocolate and drive around looking at lights!  Think we missed a great spot? Email us!

Guide to Winter Sports

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Rochester has an abundance of things to do outdoor during the winter.  Why not try a new sport? Since we’ll be limited on being inside…let’s head OUTside!

December Events

December is here and that brings all the merriment and joy of the season. Extra precautions need to be taken, but there are still fun (and safe) events. Check out our Guide to December events for all the details!

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