Holiday Train - Dec 13, 2022
The CP Holiday Train will be rolling through Columbia Heights for the first time since 2019 on Dec 13, 8 pm. The train, with performers Alan Doyle and Kelly Prescott, will stop at Lions Park on 37th Ave, between 37th Ave & Stinson Blvd. This is a festive, family-friendly event that helps raise money and food donations for area food shelves. City activities and fire pit ignitions begin at 7 pm.
DECEMBER 5 - Holiday Light Tour Submission Deadline
Columbia Heights has joined the cities of New Brighton, Mounds View, Roseville, St. Anthony, and Arden Hills to offer the 2022 Holiday Light competition and map. To enter your home, submit the signup form by December 5th. You should plan to finish decorating by December 7. If you'd rather not compete but just want to take the tour and/or vote for your favorites, a downloadable map will be available of the registered properties on approximately December 7. Voting runs through December 30. Prizes will be awarded to the top contenders!
December 15 - Santa's City Tour | Citywide
February 4 - Snowblast | huset park east | 4-7 pm
Skating Rink Open
Free Pony Rides
Free S’mores Station*
Free Hot Beverages*
Bring a Sled and Enjoy the Hill
*while supplies last
The event is truly a community effort. City staff from recreation, public works, police, fire and administration rely heavily on volunteer support and contributions from several community groups and organizations.
Event Sponsorships and Volunteer Opportunities
The City has opportunities for businesses or organizations to sponsor an event such as Movie in the Park or Music in the Park. View the 2023 Sponsorship form here. Please contact Will Rottler (763-706-3614 or firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
The City has opportunities for businesses or organizations to volunteer at an event such as SnowBLAST or Truck or Treat. Please contact Will Rottler (763-706-3614 or email@example.com) for more information. You can also learn more about volunteering opportunities in Columbia Heights here.