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Posted on: September 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Holidays in the Heights!

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Holidays in the Heights

Holidays in the Heights will look a little different this year but we still want to bring some festive fun to our community. Check back often for new details!

Light up the Heights Holiday Light Contest

Join our annual contest for the best resident light display in the city! Show off your Holidays lights and spread some holiday cheer! Register your home by Monday, Dec. 7 to win prizes and be part of the IGH Holiday Lights Tour map. 

Holiday Lights Tour

A map to tour all entries will be available by Dec. 14. *NEW* this year: Private Holiday Lights tours of Inver Grove Heights available this year at  

Virtual Tree Lighting

Join Mayor George Tourville as he lights the tree at VMCC to kick off the holiday season. A special video will be shared on Friday, Dec. 4. And the tree will be lit all season outside of the VMCC, 8055 Barbara Avenue.

Holiday Canvas: Take-Home Kit

Create a fun holiday scene in the comfort of your own home! Cheers Pablo will provide all the supplies and instructions to paint your canvas. Recommended for ages 6+ with parent/guardian supervision.

Register/Purchase Your Kit by Wednesday, Dec. 9

Pick Up Your Kit: Saturday, Dec. 12: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

  • Kits will be available for pick up during our Road to North Pole Drive-thru Event at the VMCC, 8055 Barbara Avenue, on Saturday, Dec. 12 between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. (see details below for the event)

Road to North Pole | Saturday, Dec. 12: 10 a.m.-Noon | Free!

Santa is still coming to IGH! This Ho Ho Holiday drive thru event will feature Santa and his friends. A free gift will be given to each child 10 and younger (as long as supplies last). No registration necessary, just come! We will be collecting NEW mittens, hats and gloves to benefit Neighbors, Inc during this event!

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!

These special celebrations would not be possible without the generosity of our sponsors! We are grateful for their contributions.

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