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New date, same activities for Here Comes Santa Claus 2022

Release Date: September 28, 2022

Media Contact: Katie Adelman
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Office: 507-216-9886



New date, same activities for Here Comes Santa Claus 2022

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Here Comes Santa Claus presented by the Rochester Downtown Alliance, Altra Federal Credit Union, and Threshold Arts will feature the same beloved activities but on a new day of the week in 2022.

To coincide with Small Business Saturday, Here Comes Santa Claus will be hosted Saturday, November 26 in downtown Rochester.

“We are excited to give families the opportunity to celebrate this Rochester tradition while also experiencing our unique small business community,” said Holly Masek, RDA executive director. “The new day and time means more of our downtown businesses may be open for shoppers and will give our neighborhood an opportunity to show off during the holiday season.”

The event activities will include favorite traditions like the infamous Santa rescue from the roof of Old City Hall, story time with Mrs. Claus, hands-on family activities at Chateau Theatre, and more holiday fun. Here Comes Santa Claus hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. November 26.

Stay tuned to the Here Comes Santa Claus web page here as more event details are announced.

About the Rochester Downtown Alliance
The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. We work together to build a vibrant downtown community. We believe a strong core positively impacts the greater city of Rochester. Through a series of special events, activities, and initiatives, we create energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.