Mandan News

Santa’s Arrival set for Nov. 24

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will be arriving in Mandan on Saturday, Nov. 24. The two will parade down Main Street beginning at 10:30 a.m., and children will be able to visit Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harvest Grill, located at 308 W. Main St.

In addition to the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Claus, there will also be wagon rides, carolers and s’mores at the Mandan Depot.

The day also marks a day of shopping in Mandan with special discounts at several businesses in and around downtown Mandan. Shoppers who make a purchase on Nov. 24 at 20-plus businesses participating in a Santa Sweepstakes will receive a chance to win a number of gift certificates and prizes donated by merchants. Flyers that list the participating businesses and prize items are located throughout the community and is also posted online at

The event coincides with Small Business Saturday, a national shopping day between Black Friday and Cyber Monday that is dedicated to supporting small and local businesses.