Shop Local for the Holidays

in the #RedwoodArea!

Sleigh Your Neighbors

Get ready for some friendly competition with our 3rd annual community-wide holiday lighting contest, which will run from December 1 - December 19, 2022, and have multiple divisions, both commercial and residential, with Chamber Bucks for prizes!

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Kick off the holiday shopping season in the #RedwoodArea with Christmas by Candlelight, Friday, November 18th

Redwood Area Chamber and Tourism is once again committed to helping encourage holiday shoppers to keep their purchases local and support #RedwoodArea small businesses. In 2022, let’s make this Holiday Shopping Season in the Redwood Area better than any other by focusing on supporting the very same hometown businesses that support our community throughout the year, with their generous donations and sponsorships of our community events, youth activities and organizations, and wonderful amenities in the Redwood Area that we are known for and love.

Parade Of Lights

Downtown Redwood Falls
6:30pm on Friday, November 18th


Bundle up and come experience the The 2022 Holiday Parade of Lights!  The parade will be held Downtown Redwood Falls, at 6:30pm on November 18.

Watch on Facebook Live

If you can’t be there for the parade, tune in to Facebook LIVE on our Facebook Page, “Redwood Area Chamber & Tourism

Want to join in the parade?  Register Here.

Holiday Parade of Lights

Christmas By Candlelight Events

Friday, November 18, 2022

Natavity Lights

Light of the World

St. John Lutheran School
34719 County Rd 24, Redwood Falls, MN 56283

St. John Lutheran School will be hosting a new event this year called, Light of the World, from 5:30-7:00pm, outside at their school. Come take a walk outside on the grounds of the school with your family and friends through the lighted trees while enjoying music and hot cocoa, and taking in a nativity scene. The night will be filled with joy and wonder as St. John’s encourages everyone to focus on the real reason we celebrate.

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Friday, November 18, 2022
Serving 4:30pm to 6:20pm

Located at Minnwest Bank - 300 S Washington St.

Come meet Santa, hand deliver your child's Christmas letter, and snap a holiday photo!


Bowl of Chili

Cub Scout Pack 42 Chili Feed

Friday, November 18, 2022
Serving 5pm to 7pm

Located at Minnwest Bank - 300 S Washington St.

Dine In and Take Out available

Free will Donation is greatly appreciated. All proceeds will be used for Pack needs and operating costs


CentraCare - Redwood Tree of Lights Ceremonies and Annual Giving Campaign

Friday, November 18, 2022
6:00 pm

Ceremony will be held at Redwood Alliance Church with time for fellowship and will end by lighting the tree outside just before the holiday lights parade.

This years Tree of Lights will shine at both CentraCare – Redwood’s main campus and downtown Redwood Falls. A permanent tree has been generously donated by a local community member and placed near the corner of Washington and 2nd Streets in downtown Redwood Falls.

Tree of Lights is an annual fundraiser for CentraCare – Redwood’s hospice services. Each year during the holiday season hundreds of families recognize loved ones by making a donation to support the hospice program. Individuals recognized are displayed on a digital screen near the Tree of Lights.

If you would like to donate CLICK HERE

Christmas by Candlelight Deals!

Hair Company will be having 30% off all products on November 18th from 5-8PM.  They will also have prize drawings and free hair tinsel for young girls!

Prairie Hemp Products will be open for customers in their new location, 205 S. Mill Street, Redwood Falls.

Overjoyed will be open for shopping from 4pm-8pm.

Shoppe 507 will be open from 3pm-8pm.


Shop Small Vendor Event
11AM - 2PM on Saturday, November 26th

Shop small and support local this holiday season.  Get a jump start on your holiday shopping while skipping the big box stores and shopping delays!



Shop Local Raffle

The annual Shop Local Raffle - Shop Local for the Holidays in the #RedwoodArea Coupon Book:

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With the generous help from local business sponsors, we will be offering our “Shop Local Raffle” again this year, with a chance to win the top prize of a $500 Redwood Area Chamber Bucks shopping spree! AND new this year - when you purchase a Shop Local Raffle Ticket - you’ll receive a complimentary #ShopRedwoodArea coupon book full of hundreds of dollars of savings at local businesses just in time for holiday shopping!

Redwood Area Chamber and Tourism is once again committed to helping encourage holiday shoppers to keep their purchases local and support #RedwoodArea small businesses, we are creating #ShopRedwoodArea coupon books with specials and promotions that will begin November 20th and run through the holiday season. There is no cost for businesses to participate and place 1-3 coupons in the book, and Redwood Area Chamber & Tourism will take care of the design and production of the coupon book. Retail and service businesses can choose a discount or sale offer, and coupons can be for products, services, BOGO items, etc. As a participant your business will be included in all email, website, radio, and social media promotional materials. Call or email the Chamber with any questions.

So how do I get a Shop Local Raffle Ticket and the new #ShopRedwoodArea coupon book?

Shop Local Raffle tickets are $10 each and come with the bonus #ShopRedwoodArea coupon book. Get yours at the Chamber M-F 8:00am-4:00pm beginning November 11, and throughout the season, but also at special promotional holiday events. Raffle tickets and coupon books are also available from Chamber Board Members and Chamber Ambassadors.

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Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 26, 2022

Incentives throughout the day!

Stay tuned here and on Facebook for details.

Join us on September 23rd for the Annual Redwood Area Chamber Fall Festival!CLICK HERE for more information
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