Free Holiday Events in Morris, MN

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The holidays mean seeing the lights displays, getting a picture with Santa, watching those classic holiday movies, and finding that perfect gift for friends and loves ones. Experience it all in Morris! Check out our full list of free holiday events and mark your calendar.

Lights on the Prairie | FREE

Stevens County Fairgrounds 

Head to the Stevens County Fairgrounds to experience the Lights on the Prairie, a drive-through lights display that will put your whole family in the holiday spirit. Open Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the season. 

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Nov. 25 & 26 | 5-9 pm

Dec. 2 & 3 | 5-9 pm

Dc. 9 & 10 | 5-9 pm

Dec. 16 & 17 | 5-9 pm

Free-will donations are appreciated and will benefit our community through the Morris Lions. Check out the Lights on the Prairie website for more event information. 

Live Nativity | FREE

Stevens County Fairgrounds 

After your drive through the holiday lights, head through gate 5 to see a live nativity scene featuring volunteers from Fusion Youth Ministry. Happening for one night only. 


Dec. 10 | 6-8 pm

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Santa Visits | FREE

Stevens County Fairgrounds 

He’s making a list and checking it twice so after you’ve taken in all Lights on the Prairie be sure the kids pay a visit to the big guy! Santa will be making a special stop at the Stevens County Fairgrounds each night of the event.

Morris Santa Visits


Nov. 25 & 26 | 5-7 pm

Dec. 2 & 3 | 5-7 pm

Dc. 9 & 10 | 5-7 pm

Dec. 16 & 17 | 5-7 pm

Open Skate | FREE

Lee Community Center 

Hit the ice at the Lee Community Center for free open skating every Saturday from November 26 through December 17.


Nov. 26 | 6-8 pm

Dec. 3 | 6-8 pm

Dc. 10 | 6-8 pm

Dec. 17 | 6-8 pm

Morris Open Skate

Holiday Matinees | FREE

Morris Theatre 

Grab the family and catch your favorite holiday movies for FREE at the Morris Theatre. We’ll also be kicking off this holiday movie event with a special visit from Santa. Check out the full schedule below.

Morris Holiday Movies

Nov. 26 

11 am-2 pm | Pictures With Santa!

2 pm | Gremlins

4 pm | Elf

Dec. 3

12 pm | Totally Scrooged

2 pm | Rise of the Guardians 

4 pm | White Christmas Sing-Along

Dec. 10

2 pm | A Christmas Story

4 pm | Love Actually

Dec. 17 

2 pm | Polar Express

4 pm | National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Visit the Morris Theatre website for more information.

Morris Holiday Stroll

Holiday Stroll | December 3rd

10:30 - 3:30 PM 

There are many great places to shop in Morris, which means there are many great places to find that perfect, one-of-a-kind gift. And the best part is, you may even score something great for yourself, including chamber cash during our Holiday Stroll event.

Visit the many participating businesses to shop and register for prizes.

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Shop Small

Can’t make the Holiday Stroll event? You can still shop small and find some great holiday deals all month long at many of our great retailers. Wondering where you can grab a bite while you’re in town? Check out all of our local eateries here!