Category Archives: DRC

Santa Day

Santa, and the Mrs. Claus come to  Ortonville!

The Claus’ will be in town December 2 for Santa Day! They will be at the Ortonville Community Center for pictures with the kiddos from 1 to 3 p.m.!

Other activities include:
Holiday Arts & Crafts          Carriage Rides         Adult Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest
Cookie Decorating               Holiday Movies        Roller Skating (Sioux Historic)
Reindeer Dust                       Holiday Bingo

Stick around for the Lighted Parade and Avenue of Trees Lighting at 5 p.m.! (See below for more details on the Avenue of Trees and Lighted Parade!)

Click here for a Santa Day poster!


Main Street Ortonville will be lit up with a Lighted Parade at 5 p.m. December 2 for Santa Day!

The parade route will start at the corner by Investors Advisory Management Group and will proceed to the Community Center.

Included in the Lighted Parade will be the Avenue of Trees! Following the parade, the trees will be lit in the former Kaye lot (across from the Community Center).

If anyone wants to have an entry in the Lighted Parade, or would like to decorate a tree for the Avenue of Trees, contact June Harms at Larry’s Refrigeration,  320-839-3882 by December 1!

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Harvest Madness/Treat Street

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Downtown Festival

The Downtown Revitalization Committee is a group of hosting businesses. Retail  stores on Second Street in Ortonville have sales, refreshments, and even consultants available. They hold a raffle, Classic Car Show, display local artwork, have live music, and lunches. Check out this video of their first festival!

2017 Dates – July 20 & 21

Lighted Parade!

Main Street Ortonville will be lit up with a Lighted Parade at 5 p.m. December 5 for Santa Day!

The parade route will start at the corner by Investors Advisory Management Group and will proceed to the Community Center.

Included in the Lighted Parade will be the Avenue of Trees! Following the parade, the trees will be lit in the former Kaye lot (across from the Community Center), where people can vote for a favorite tree from December 5 to December 18. There will be a ballot box in the lot to submit your vote.

In the spirit of the season of giving, the DRC and Chamber Director will donate $100 to a charity of choice by the group/person who decorated the public-voted favorite tree!

If anyone wants to have an entry in the Lighted Parade, contact the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber at 320-839-3284 or at chamber@bigstonelake.com! by December 3!