First Annual “Zumbro Falls Christmas”

The 1st Annual *Zumbro Falls Christmas* was held on December 7th & 8th 2012.  THANK YOU to the Event Committee for planning an enjoyable and successful winter event! THANK YOU to everyone who volunteered and participated!  Here is a summary of the Event.


The Zumbro Falls Christmas Decorating Contest
The Zumbro Falls Christmas Decorating Contest was divided into two categories, Business and Residential.


Medallion Hunt Winner:
Ashley Schafer

The Business winners are:

The Residential winners are:

  • 1st place – Mike Morlan
  • 2nd place – Dave Hosking


The Medallion Hunt
The Medallion Hunt winner is Ashley Schafer (pictured on the right)



Business Owner Prize Basket 2nd Place Winner: Wanda Voeltz

The Business Owner Prize Basket
The Business Owner Prize Basket winners are:

  • 1st Place – Amera Gilmore, Roseville, Mn
  • 2nd Place – Wanda Voeltz (pictured on the right)


Sledding in the Falls
Dog sled races were included in the *Zumbro Falls Christmas* Event. Residents and visitors enjoyed the Saturday races.  Thank You to the Zumbro Falls Fire Department for providing volunteers to ensure safety during the races. You can access the race results at


City Christmas Ornaments
The City Christmas Ornaments were designed uniquely for this event. They are a 2012 ornament with a picture of Historic Zumbro Falls on them. This is an opportunity to collect the ornament each year, a keepsake.


Zumbro Falls Stocking Hats
To keep warm and in style, Zumbro Falls Stocking Hats were sold as well.  The remaining ornaments and hats are still available at the ZF Pizza Ice Cream & Deli, #507-753-9982. The cost is $10 each.

The Event also included: Wreath making, Craft sale, Bake sale, Horse and Wagon rides, Outdoor movie/ popcorn, Bonfire/marshmallows, and local businesses provided food specials and games/entertainment, along with Business Open Houses. Residents and visitors enjoyed a variety of activities!