Shop Local for the Holidays

in the #RedwoodArea!

Sleigh Your Neighbors

Get ready for some friendly competition with our 2nd annual community-wide holiday lighting contest, which will run from December 1 - December 23, 2021, and have multiple divisions, both commercial and residential, with Chamber Bucks for prizes!

House with Holiday Lights
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Kick off the holiday shopping season in the #RedwoodArea with Christmas by Candlelight, Friday, November 19th

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 2021, 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 19th


Bundle up and come experience the The 2021 Holiday Parade of Lights!  The parade will be held Downtown Redwood Falls, at 6:30pm on November 19.

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?  Download and submit the registration form.

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Christmas By Candlelight Events

Friday, November 19, 2021

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 5:30-8:00pm, 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.

Bowl of Chili

Cub Scout Pack 42 Chili Feed

Friday, November 19, 2021
Serving 5pm to 7pm

Located at Redwood Alliance Church.

Dine In and Take Out available

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

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Friday, November 19, 2021
Serving 5pm to 7pm

Located at Redwood Alliance Church.

Come enjoy a photo with Santa!

Blossom Town on Bridge Street in Redwood Falls will be having their Holiday Open House, November 17-20, 2021.  Stop in and receive 15% off winter gifts and décor, register to win a Fresh Tree and other prizes, and enjoy snacks and refreshments. Open until 7pm on Friday the 19th.


Functional Fitness
8AM - Noon on Saturday, November 20th

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!

Vendors Include: Jojo's Candles, Norwex, Riverbend Massage, The Wooden Accents, Color Steet, Easley Made, Springfield Physical Therapy LLC, Mojilife, Discovery Toys, The Sugar Hive, Zyia Active, Beautycounter, Functional Fitness.


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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 19, 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 27, 2021

Incentives throughout the day!

Stay tuned here and on Facebook for details.