• Winter Walk

    5:00 - 9:00 PM

    Join us for the 22nd Annual Winter Walk celebration! Come experience downtown Northfield by candlelight. Stroll through unique shops, dine at fine restaurants, enjoy caroling, horse-drawn wagons, storytelling, luminarias, decorated storefronts, the Magic of Model Trains and so much more! 



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    Tree Lighting Ceremony sponsored by HomeTown Credit Union:  Start your evening with a magical tree lighting ceremony in Bridge Square at 5:00 followed by Northfield’s Middle School Choir. 50+ Students will entertain and engage us from the stage on the Showmobile and lead us all in a few sing-alongs as well.

    Snowflake Ornament Hunt sponsored by Northfield Retirement Community and Richie Eye Clinic - Northfield:  A metal Christmas ornament in the shape of a snow flake (3-4” in circumference) will be hidden within the Northfield  city limits on public property.  The first clue will be revealed at 8 am on Monday, December 9th, 2019.  There will be up to four clues revealed one per day with the final clue on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, the morning of Winter Walk. The winner will be awarded $750 in Chamber Buck Gift Certificates. Click here for the official rules.

    Horse drawn wagon rides at 2nd Street, at 5th Street and across Bridge Square Bridge

    Northfield Public Library Magic of Model Trains

    Here's your up-to-date event listing.

  • We are so very thankful for the financial support from local businesses for the 21st annual Winter Walk celebration. Without their support this event would not continue taking place each year and grow. Please take a moment thank and support our sponsors this holiday season.


  • Aldrich Technologies

    Antiques of Northfield

    Armory Square Event Center

    Bierman's Home Furnishings

    Bursch Travel

    Buzz Salon

    By All Means Graphics


    Cannon Valley Friends Meeting (Quakers)

    Carlson Capital Management

    Champion Sports

    Chuck & Don's Pet Food & Supplies

    Coldwell Banker South Metro

    Community Resource Bank

    Content Bookstore

    Eco Gardens

    Family Fare

    First National Bank

    Forget-Me-Not Florist

    Grundhoefer & Ludescher, P.A.

    Hogan Brothers

    Hvistendahl, Moersch, Dorsey & Hahn, PA

    Imminent Brewing

    In the Dog House

    Knecht's Nurseries & Landscaping

    KOMA Archetects

    Larson's Printing

    LifeStyle Extracts

    Main Street Church

    Mainstream Boutique

    Makeshift Accessories

    Mandrin Garden Restaurant

    Marketplace @ 416


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    Minnesota Soulstice

    Monarch Gift Shop

    Neuger Communications

    Northfield Arts Guild

    Northfield Automotive

    Northfield Framing & Fine Art Printing

    Northfield Historical Society & Museum

    Northfield Hospital & Clinic

    Northfield Liquor Store

    Northfield Library

    Northfield Yarn

    Paper Petalum

    Premier Bank

    Quality Bakery and Coffee Shop

    Quarterback Club


    Rare Pair

    Reese Winter & Associates


    Richie Eye Clinic - Northfield

    Riverwalk Market Fair

    Sissy’s on 7th

    Stir Confections

    Tandom Bagels

    The Goat

    The Hideaway Coffee House & Wine Bar

    The Measuring Cup

    The Secret Attic

    The Sketchy Artist

    VFW  #4393

    Vintage, Inc.


    Weichert Reatlors - Heartland