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Anoka Hometown Holiday

Join us for the Hometown Celebration on Saturday, December 4th.  It will be a fun day for the entire family.  Support our amazing small business community during this holiday season, visit with Santa (11-2) and then make sure to attend the Annual Anoka Tree Lighting Event.

Shops open at 10am and will have some great promotions and sales.  Catch Santa throughout the day (11-2) and take pictures, give him your wish lists too.

Participating Merchants

A Bushel and a Peck
a happy bird
Antiques on Main
Eve and Me Boutique

A Special Thank You to our Sponsors!







Join us as we light the Anoka Christmas Tree on Saturday, Dec. 4th at Anoka City Hall River Plaza and enjoy some free, festive activities!
Schedule of Events
3-7 p.m.
Festive Holiday Music
Visit with Santa Claus
Food vendors selling tasty treats
Horse drawn trolley rides
Santa’s Sleigh (selfie station)
Nutcracker and snowmen cutouts (selfie stations)
5:55 p.m.
Welcome from Mayor Rice
5:59 p.m.
COUNTDOWN to tree lighting
6 p.m.
Tree Lighting!
Toys for Joy Anoka County will be giving away free candy-filled cups to children up to the age of 10, while supplies last, at their booth. Toys for Joy will be accepting new, unwrapped gifts at the event. The gifts assist those in need in Anoka County for the holidays.
We are also collecting non-perishable food and monetary donations for ACBC Food Shelf! Please consider donating to the community this holiday season. Thank you.
Questions? Call the Anoka Area Chamber at 763-421-7130 or Anoka City Hall at 763-576-2700


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Over the River Photo Gallery