Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Anoka Christmas Tree Lighting

December 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Anoka welcomes all to its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting event! There will be horse-drawn trolley rides, holiday music, live reindeer, food vendors, bonfires and more! Santa Claus will welcome you to the Santa Shack to hear your Christmas wish list. PLUS, the tree lighting C-O-U-N-T-D-O-W-N!

Join us for a magical start to the holiday season in historic downtown Anoka at Anoka City Hall River Plaza (1st Ave. No.)

3 pm Lighting of the Bonfires
3 pm Festive holiday music sets the scene
3-7 pm Food vendors serving up goodies!
3 pm Santa Claus ARRIVES!!
3-7 pm Visit Santa Claus in the Santa Shack (FREE)
3-7 pm Horse drawn trolley rides (FREE)
5:55 pm Welcome from Anoka Mayor-Phil Rice
5:59 pm C-O-U-N-T-D-O-W-N to the tree lighting
6 pm Tree Lighting
Until 7 pm Bonfires, music, and horse drawn trolley rides continue.

Bring your family and friends to this magical, old-fashioned !

Toys for Joy of Anoka County will be giving away a free toy to children up to the age of 10, while supplies last. Toys for Joy will also be accepting new, unwrapped gifts at their Tree Lighting Event booth. The toys assist those in need in Anoka County for the holidays. Gifts are most needed for ages 12-18. For more information about Toys for Joy, check them out on Facebook or at ToysForJoyMN.com.

For more information visit www.DiscoverAnoka.com or call 763-421-7130.


December 1, 2018
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Tags:


City of Anoka, Minnesota
2015 First Avenue North
Anoka, MN 55303 US
+ Google Map