Reindeer Day 2017

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Volunteer Opportunities

2017 Reindeer Day is Saturday December 2nd, 10 am to 2 pm. This family fun event kicks off the holiday season for our Linden Hills neighbors. Volunteering is a fantastic way to bring holiday happiness to hundreds of children and families.

New this year. For the first time ever we have opportunities for volunteers. lend a hand with everything from wrangling reindeer to helping kid's decorate cookie. bringing on a sing-a-long. These have been popular at other Twin Cities events, and we think it is a great way to engage families and create new traditions. 

Returning for 2017. Santa and his reindeer visit the village, Rose Street and Settergren's Ace Hardware will be hosting bonfires and s'mores for the kiddos. Like last year, there will be trolley rides, face painting, a free craft and storytelling at Heartfelt. 


With a new coordinator comes new ideas to engage customers. These activities can be created with the noted sponsor dollars.

  • A visit from Santa to your restaurant ($100 per visit, per business) ​​

  • A visit from carolers to your restaurant ($100 per visit, per business). These are terrific opportunities for restaurants to get in on the fun in an affordable way!

  • Sponsor our activity where kids can write a letter to Santa ($100 for stationary printing) 

  • Cookie or gingerbread house decorating ($250)


Other opportunities. 

  • Sponsor the bonfire, seating and s'mores ($300)

  • Sponsor the reindeer visit ($500); 3 sponsorships at this level

  • Sponsor the trolley rides ($500); 2 sponsorships at this level

Other ways to engage customers and promote your business during this event. 

  • Have customers enter to win a gift card or merchandise giveaway 

  • Offer drink, food, or product specials

  • Set up a hot chocolate, Bloody Mary or spiked apple cider bar

  • Support a cookie exchange amongst your customers and employees

  • Advertise and host an Ugly Sweater Contest

  • Offer hot beverages and cookies 

  • Grill hot dogs outdoors, set up sidewalk seating with chairs, offer blankets and rent a propane heater

  • Host a toy drive for Minneapolis Toy Lending Library


Benefits to sponsorship. 

  • Promotion of sponsorship online at LHBA website and social media

  • Day-of-promotion during those program events you've sponsored

  • Your business logo on the event flyer; Your logo and a mention in the day-of-event program


Here’s how to get in on the fun, It's easy. 

  • Submit the below form and pay your sponsorship fee. Libby, our coordinator will be in touch with you soon!

Sponsorship Registration & Payment