Saturday December 7, 2019  

Old Fashioned Christmas in Downtown Delano is a day filled with arts and crafts, musical performances, drama, and food. With activities for all ages, this event brings the community together to kick off the Christmas season.   

Delano Old Fashioned Christmas Holiday Central

10 am - 4 pm 

  • Delano City Hall - 234 2nd St N
  • Visit for OFC maps and other information

Activities 10 am - 2 pm

Girl Scout Santa Shoppe and Christmas Tree Walk

  • The Jerome Event Center - 129 Bridge Ave E
  • Kids do their own shopping, bake and craft sale for adults
  • Vote for your favorite decorated tree

Ethnic Holiday Treats

  • The 221 - 221 2nd St N

Delano High School Band Ensembles

  • Heritage Center, Community Education Center, Library

Senior Center Hometown Boutiques and Bake Sale

  • Delano City Hall - 234 2nd St N

ECFE Holiday Boutique

  • Community Education Center - 140 Elm Ave #

 10 am - noon  Big Woods Garden Club

  • Delano City Hall - 234 2nd St N
  • Holiday flower bulb giveaway

Great River Regional Library 10 am - 1 pm

Create your own 

  • Delano Great River Regional Library -160 Railroad Ave
  • Polish ornaments book sale, and treats
  • Harpist from 11 am - 1 pm 

ECFE Teddy Bear Tea 10 am - 11:30 am

ECFE Teddy Bear Tea

  • Community Ed Center - 140 Elm Ave E

Love Inc Open House 9 am - 3 pm

Love Inc Open House

  • 318 Railroad Ave
  • Meet Santa and Mrs Claus

Music - 10 am - 1: 30 pm

Main Stage  Musical Entertainment

  • Delano Senior Center - 234 2nd St N
  • 10 am Senior Center Choir
  • 11 am Delano Community Band
  • 12 pm Hillbilly Cadillac
  • 1 pm  Sound Revolution

Food, Activities, and Shopping

 10 am -5 pm DOFC Old World Market

  • The Jerome and Central Town Square - Bridge Ave and 2nd St
  • Featuring items of curiosity and delight

10 am - 6 pm  Hot Soups

  • 221 - 221 2nd St N
  • 2 - 4pm - Free S'mores for kids

Noon - 4:30 pm  St. Nikolaus and his Krampus

  • Central Town Square - ridge Ave and 2nd St
  • As traditionally celebrated in the Alps around Salzburg, Austria

1 pm - 4  pm Kids character hunt bingo

  • All around downtown
  • Look for your favorite Prince and Princesses and other holiday characters

2 pm - 4 pm Live Reindeer and Sleigh Rides for $5 

  • Meet the reindeer and take your family Christmas photo while enjoying a sleigh ride

3 pm - Blessing of the keg

  • Central Town Square Bridge Ave and 2nd St
  • Lupine Brewing Christmas Ale aged in J. Carvery Bourbon barrels 

Dusk - 4:30 pm DOFC Deladazzle Parade

  • Around the block of Elm Ave, River St, Bridge Ave, and 2nd St N 

DOFC Street Stomp Dance

  • 3 pm - 7 pm  Central Town Square
  • Rod Cerar Band 


Deladazzle Parade

Deladazzle Parade

There may not be big floats but there will be BIG SMILES. Come out and give a cheer to those in the parade or come to the Fire Station at 4:15, in costume or just with lanterns or other lights and enter the parade. 

The parade will start at the Fire Station, travel up Elm Ave, to River Street and down Bridge St. ending at the OFC Town Square/Old World Market and end at Bridge Street and 2nd.


Delano Old Fashioned Christmas December 2018 Highlights 

Download 2019 Event Flyer below

Poster Letter 2019 08.27 (002) (pdf)


Download the vendor registration form below

Vendor application 2019 (pdf)


Silver Bell Sponsors


Frosty and Friends Sponsors


Rudolph the Reindeer sponsors

Absolute Automotive

Harwood's Body Shop

Caliber Home Loans

Dave's Town Club

Stahlke Bus Service

Delano Carquest