Oh, there's no place like home for the holidays. That's never been more true than this holiday season in Owatonna.

There's so much going on to fuel your holiday spirit that it's tough to keep track of it all, so bookmark this page and have everything you need right at your fingertips.

Owatonna Hometown Holidays 2023

FRI 11/17: Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign begins at various locations

FRI 11/17, SAT 11/18, and SUN 11/19: Little Theater of Owatonna's production of Irving Berlin's White Christmas

THU 11/23: Holiday Light Cruise begins

SAT 11/25: Shop Small Saturday

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WED 11/29 & 11/30: Steele County Historical Society's Cookie Sale

FRI 12/1: Cookie Decorating at The Kitchen from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

FRI 12/1: Annual Chili Supper at Redemption Church from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

FRI 12/1: Holiday Lighted Parade + Lighting of the Lights + OHS Carolers in Central Park at 6:00 pm (Yep, it's on a Friday night this year!)

FRI 12/1 & SAT 12/2: Steele County Historical Society's Christmas in the Village

SAT 12/2: Trinity Women's Bake Sale at Trinity Lutheran Church from 9 am to 11 am

SAT 12/2: Shop with Santa at St. John's Lutheran Church from 8:00 am to Noon

SAT 12/2: Give Hope Concert at Owatonna High School at 7:00 pm

WED 12/6: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stops near Owatonna Bus Company at 3:00 pm

SUN 12/10: Cocoa with Santa at Owatonna Arts center from 10:00 am to Noon

Indeed, Owatonna is the place to eat, drink, shop, and be merry this holiday season. If you're looking for any additional information on any of the events listed above, you're sure to find it at visitowatonna.org.

Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas!

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