Christmas events in Moosomin

Moonlight Madness - Nov 30; Santa Day - Dec 9; Food Drive on until Dec 9; Twinkle Tour - Nov 30 - Dec 10; Santa Claus Parade - Dec 17.

November 27, 2023, 8:19 am
Ryan Kiedrowski - Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Daniel Miskiman with the Moosomin town crew was helping to hang up Christmas decorations in Moosomin last week for the Christmas season

One of the biggest events of the Christmas season—Moonlight Madness—is coming up this Thursday, November 30 in Moosomin. Santa Day will be Saturday, December 9, the Chamber of Commerce Food Drive is continuing until December 9, and the Moosomin Twinkle Tour sponsored by Rolna Pranke RE/MAX goes until December 10.

More details on Christmas events across the area are in the Christmas Gift Guide inside this week’s newspaper.

Thursday,November 30 - Moonlight Madness

The Chamber of Commerce Moonlight Madness is set for Thursday, November 30.
Stores will be open late and people can enter to win $500, $250 or $100 in Moosomin Bucks.

The Chamber of Commerce is distributing Cash Cards to local businesses.
In addition to shopping at all the local stores, shoppers can check out the Art and Craft sale and silent auction at the Legion Hall.

The event is a fundraiser for the Moosomin Visual Arts Centre. The Visual Arts Centre is in the process of securing a location and planning programming.

Moosomin town council recently voted to provide $50,000 a year to the group for three years to establish the arts centre.

On Moonlight Madness, there will be art demonstrations, art and craft sale tables, and a silent auction with proceeds going to the Moosomin Visual Arts Centre.

Saturday, December 9 - Santa Day

Santa Day, featuring photos with Santa and a free Christmas matinee movie for the kids at the Moosomin Community Theatre, will be Saturday, December 9.

The Moosomin Kinettes will organize Santa Day photos on the morning of December 9.

Santa photos will be taken at the Conexus MCC Center/Mike Schwean arena from 9 am to noon. Photos are one for $10 or three for $25.

Free treat bags will be handed out to the kids, donated by Tim Hortons and Borderland Co-op.

The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a matinee of Trolls Band Together at the Moosomin Community Theatre that afternoon.

Kids who get their photo taken with Santa will receive a free movie ticket and free small popcorn at the movie.

Until Saturday, December 9 - Chamber Food Drive

The Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Food Drive for the Moosomin Food Share until December 10.

The food drive was organized after the chamber heard from Sam Campbell of the Food Share at the October meeting. She explained that food bank usage is up, and donations are down.

People can drop off donations of food at Glasser’s TV, Andrew Agencies, Celebration Ford and the World-Spectator.

Campbell says there has been a lot of support for the food share.
“It’s great to see the Chamber businesses collecting food. Co-op has agreed to sponsor the potatoes and salads for us for the Christmas dinners. Nutrien is giving us a monetary donation and they are sponsoring the toys for the children. P&H is also giving us pancake mix.”

November 30 to December 10 - Moosomin Twinkle Tour

The Moosomin Twinkle Tour starts with Moonlight Madness on November 30 and continues to December 10.

People can take a tour around Moosomin and vote for their favorite light displays. There are Moosomin Bucks prizes for the first, second, and third place winners, plus everyone who sends in their votes will be entered to win one of three prizes of $50 in Moosomin Bucks.

This promotion is organized by Rolna Pranke of RE/MAX Blue Chip Realty. People can enter by texting Pranke at 306-435-7343, emailing her at or messaging her on facebook.

Sunday, December 17 - Santa Claus Parade

The Kinettes Santa Claus Parade is set for Sunday, December 17 at 7 pm. Marshalling will begin at Bradley Park at 6:30 pm.

More details on Christmas events across the area are in the Christmas Gift Guide inside this week’s newspaper.