Black Friday/Small Business Saturday

November 26-27
Shop up and down Hwy 169 from Zimmerman to Milaca!
Theme: The 12 Days of Christmas

Schedule of Events:

Friday, November 26 - Milaca

5-7:30 pm

  • Sleigh rides through downtown Milaca

  • Enjoy S'mores around a warm fire

  • Tree Lighting Ceremony 

Saturday, Nov. 27 - Princeton

All Day: Shop Local - 12 Days of Christmas QR Code Scavenger Hunt. Scroll down for more details. Vote online for the best decorated theme business.

10 am - 2 pm: Drive-thru treat bag distribution by the Civic Betterment Club, located at the little blue/grey building south of Berry Law Offices on Rum River Drive.

11 am - 4 pm: Vendor Fair in the north mall.

12-5 pm: Caroling through downtown Princeton by the carolers of local churches

2-5 pm: Stop by the Great Northern Depot to visit Santa and his holiday alpacas! Meet the Princeton Ambassadors, and purchase hot chocolate from the Princeton Cub Scouts, Pack 116.

4-7 pm: Food trucks and bon fire on 4th Ave behind the north mall. Purchase S'more kits from the Milaca Cub Scouts!

5:30 pm: Mini Dazzle Parade: 
Want to participate in the parade? CLICK HERE

6:00 pm: Lights go on as we Light Up Princeton! Drive through in your car or watch the lights go on from the viewing station on 4th Ave. 

Saturday, Nov. 27 - Zimmerman

10 am - 2 pm

  • Ladies on the Loose, Downtown Zimmerman

  • Shop Zimmerman and earn a 5% rebate from First National Bank of Milaca


12 Days of Christmas Decorating Contest: CLICK HERE
Mini Dazzle Parade Entry: CLICK HERE
Small Business Saturday Advertising: CLICK HERE

QR Code P-town Shop Local Scavenger Hunt

  • Start at Prairie Restorations, 31646 128th Street, Princeton

  • Find the QR code at the store

  • Open the camera app on your phone and hover over the QR code

  • Click on the link that appears

  • Take a selfie - use the hashtag #psl12days

  • Follow the directions to the next location

  • Stop at all 12 locations to be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to one of the participating stores! 

Thank you to the sponsors of Light up Princeton! 

Princeton Insurance Agency, Princeton American Legion Post #216, Princeton Public Utilities, Princeton Jaycees, Twice New Clothing & Treasures, Double S Alpaca LLC