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Light Up the Lakes in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

A Fun-Filled Holiday Season in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota


The holiday season will be a special time for you and your family in Detroit Lakes! Enjoy the magic of Christmas through the sights and sounds of specials events and activities in November and December.

Delight in the sounds of Christmas during several concerts and musical presentations at the Historic Holmes Theatre. Craft and fashion shows give you ideas in selecting a perfect gift for that special someone on your list. To make shopping more fun, there will be spirit sampling and tasty treats throughout the season. December is filled with activities for the family!

Santa will visit Detroit Lakes several times during the holiday season. Sit atop his lap, whisper your Christmas wishes and have your photo taken with Jolly ol' Saint Nick!

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns to Detroit Lakes on Tuesday, December 12 at 2:30 pm to help fill the food pantry shelves for the holidays. Decked with festive lights and a live band rockin' your Christmas favorites, it's entertainment for your whole family. Watch for Santa, too!

Plus, all the fun things to bring the biggest smiles - free sleigh rides, free kids movies, open houses, concerts and more! Watch for the calendar of events to plan your visits to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota during the Christmas season.

You're invited to join the Light up the Lakes events in Detroit Lakes and make your holiday season a festive one!