Parade of Lights

November 26. The Parade of Lights heralds the official arrival of Santa Claus to New Ulm. Over 40 units in the parade are covered with twinkling Christmas lights. This magical event takes place the Friday evening after Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. in downtown New Ulm. Children of all ages will delight in this parade. Don’t miss this unique entrance by Santa!

St. Nikolaus Day

December 5. Children are invited to gather in New Ulm to welcome the arrival of St. Nikolaus. Dressed in traditional costumes, St. Nikolaus and his sidekick Krumpus describe the German and Austrian legends of St. Nikolaus and how they tie into our earliest celebrations of Christmas. Entertainment, prizes and treats round out the fun-filled gathering. Call 233-4300 for details.