Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Events

  1. Priya Tandon

    Recreation Coordinator

Chanhassen Tour of Lights

When: December 4 – 31, 5-8 p.m.

Event information: Our goal with the Tour of Lights is to create a beautiful driving or walking tour of residential holiday light displays throughout our city, and we need your help! Homes displaying holiday lights sign up to help us create this tour through Chanhassen for all to enjoy. Simply click on the map link below for a list of houses on the light tour. All registered homes will be entered to win our holiday prize pack!

Who: YOU! All homes in Chanhassen are eligible to register their home display for this month-long event.

Cost: Free!

Register your home display now
Tour of Lights Map
Google Maps Driving Tour Instructions


Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Thank you to all who participated in the 2021 Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Congratulations to our 2021 winners:

Most Difficult: Emily Antolick, Minnetrista

Photo of decorated gingerbread house

Most Creative: Isabelle Finger, Owen Finger, Aaron Finger, and Katie Finger, Chanhassen

Photo of decorated gingerbread house


Tree Lighting Ceremony

Thanks to everyone that came out to the 2021 Tree Lighting Ceremony! Special thanks to Councilwoman Haley Schubert for lighting up the park, and to all of our Community Event Sponsors, especially The Mustard Seed Landscape & Garden Center, the SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce, BuyChanhassen, and SouthWest Transit

Save the date: 2022 Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday, December 3rd

An image of four different local business logos

Toys for Tots Donation Station


Phone Call from Santa

The phone call from Santa program is now full, and we are no longer able to accept registrations. Looking to get ahold of Santa? Drop him a letter in his mailbox at City Center Park, just outside his workshop on the plaza!