Christmas in the Village at Dakota City

It’s time for Christmas in the Village, at Dakota City.  Located inside the Dakota County Fairgrounds, in Farmington.  It takes place the first two weekends in December.  Some of the activities include:  Holiday lights, Demonstrations, Trolley Rides, Silent Film, Make and Take Ornaments, Children’s Castle Theater Performance of A Christmas Carol.  Fun for all ages at this historic village.

(Weather permitting)

Dec. 1, 2, 8 & 9,
Hours: 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Saturday & Sunday   **December 9 Hours are 1:00-7:30 pm.

$7.00 – 13 and up
$4.00 – 4 thru 12
Free – 3 and under
Trolley rides are free with paid admission.
Dakota City Heritage Village
4008 220th Street W
Farmington, MN 55024
Cash and checks only at gate. Purchase tickets online with credit or debit cards via PayPal here. No PayPal account required.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens will be the theme throughout the village this year. The horse-drawn trolley will transport you through the village streets as you explore the traditions of Christmas 1900s style. Join in the caroling, warm yourself by an inviting wood-burning stove, delight in the demonstrations of woodworking, blacksmithing, printmaking and holiday cooking as our villagers prepare for Christmas. As a special treat, a presentation of A Christmas Carol will be featured in the Fire Hall by Children’s Castle Theater. Two performances each day will be given at 4:30pm and 6:30pm. Before you leave, don’t forget to visit St. Nicholas!

Christmas in the Village is a community favorite, an annual event you won’t want to miss!

You are welcome to drive through the Village any evening during the month of December to enjoy the buildings illuminated with holiday lights.

For more information contact the Dakota City Heritage Village office at 651-460-8050, or email [email protected]

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