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Light-Up Princeton

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November 28 – January 1    
November 28th Kick-off event with  Small Business Saturday.
Santa to visit in Riverside Park from 2-4pm , lighting ceremony to take place in Riverside Park at 6pm.

The map below will help you find all of the businesses participating in the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce's Lighting contest, as well as the American Legion Light Loop in Riverside Park! 

 (Click on the icon on the upper left of the map to see a legend. To make the map larger click the icon on the upper right of the map. 



  • Support local food shelf.
  •  Increase positivity in the community.
  •  Encourage local shopping.
  •  Provide platform for non-profit organizations to participate and raise funds.
  •  Increase seasonal visitors to Princeton.

Interested in participating/helping?
  •  Looking for donors to help make this event a success.
    • All donors will be acknowledged on all social media, individual and event signage, print/digital advertising and lighting contest maps.
  • Looking for volunteers to help set-up and take down, or volunteer at the event.
    •  Set-up: Nov. 23 and Nov. 24: 2 shifts of 18 people each, 2-4 pm and 4-6 pm. To sign-up click on the link above. 
    • Take-down: Week of January 1st. More information to come.  To sign-up click on the link above. 
    • Event workers: Sign-up for a night to volunteer (Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays) 5:30-9pm. 3 volunteers required, more welcome. Volunteers will: Keep traffic flowing, collect food and monetary donations. Lock-up all donations, at the end of the event. Walk around park and pick-up any littering, etc created by the event. Set-up and take down signs/etc. 
    • Organizations are welcome! For more information about fundraising opportunities click the link on the left. 
Stephanie Hillesheim, Community Development Specialist at 763-389-2040 or
Kim Young, Executive Director PACC at