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Community Christmas Kickoff

on Shop Small Saturday

November 27th, 2021



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Kickoff the Holiday Season

Santa and Mrs. Claus are making their annual stop in the Minocqua area. Take Pictures with Santa at Ace Hardware & have breakfast with Mrs Claus at Northfork Fin & Filet.

Community Events: 

*check back for times

  • Breakfast with Mrs. Claus at Northfork Fin & Filet- Arbor Vitae: 9 am-12 pm

  • Visit Santa at Ace Hardware- Woodruff: 10 am- 1 pm

  • Elf Scavenger Hunt throughout Minocqua, Woodruff, & Arbor Vitae: During Store Hours

  • Christmas Train Village Show- Train Station Shops: 10 am- 4 pm 

  • Hot Chocolate at Veteran's Park in Minocqua: 12 pm- 4 pm

    • Provided by Girl Scouts

  • Roasted Chestnuts on Oneida St. in Minocqua: 12 pm-4 pm

    • Provided by Girl Scouts

  • Wreaths and gnomes for sale on Oneida St. in Minocqua: 12 pm - 4 pm

    • LUHS Voyager Club

  • Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides- Downtown Minocqua: 12 pm-4 pm

  • Meet the Grinch at Earth Goods- Downtown Minocqua: 1 pm- 4 pm

Elf Scavenger Hunt


Find The Perfect Gift & Santa's Elves

Open to kids under age 12. Once you find the elf in the store, show a store employee & have them sign the form. You will receive candy for every elf you find. Children that find all of the elves can turn in their forms to Let's Minocqua for a Snowmy Kromer Sweatshirt.

Download Form

Participating Businesses


Northfork Fin & Filet Associated Bank
Golden Karat Jewelers Imaginuity
Ruby's Chef Shop Bassett Jewelers & Engraving
Isabella's Boutique Slumberland
Flamingo Bay Boutique Gliks
Ross Sportswear Campsite 51
The Waters of Minocqua Northwoods USA
Minocqua Popcorn & Puffs Envies Footwear
Monkey Business Northwoods Zipline
Minocqua Public Library Key to Escape
Kurt's Island Sport Shop Sallet's Northwoods Outfitters
Eagle Wings Wild Berry Market
Bosacki's Chocolates & More Diamond in the North
BJ's Sport Shop Coontail




Other Area Holiday Events