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Join us for Alexandria’s Holiday Kick-Off Tradition – “Christmas in the Fort”


Alexandria, MN- Look no further for a “Hallmark Holiday” experience and a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season. Friday, November 25th, 2022 the Runestone Museum and the Legacy of the Lakes Museum have a series of events from 3-6pm! Followed by a community parade downtown.

At the Fort:
Visit Santa & Mrs. Clause
Apple Cider & Cookies
Live Animals
DCHS Book Giveaway
Christmas Choirs

At the Boathouse:
Parade of Trees
Hot Cocoa Bar

Light up Broadway at 5:15pm! Be dazzled as we flip the switch to turn on the Christmas Lights on Broadway! Community member, LaVina, is celebrating her 100th Christmas. She has the honor of flipping the switch to light up downtown, thanks to ALP! Cool 94.3 will be broadcasting live during the event, and will make the switch to Christmas Music at the same time.
The “Lights on Broadway” Parade will follow the ceremony at 6pm with judging by Explore Alexandria, KXRA and ALP by the marquee in front of the Andria theatre.

We hope to see one and all during this special, free, community event!