Nov 25 – Dec 24 all-day

Kiwanis Christmasland prepares to open for the holiday season Friday Nov. 25th.  This marks the 40th year of this popular holiday attraction sponsored by the Humboldt/Dakota City Kiwanis Club.  It has been visited by more that 150,000 people since its opening in 1982.

For 2022 there will be some new items and updates but lots of the traditional favorite scenes that people have come to know and enjoy year after year.
The Kiwanis club wants Christmasland to be a safe and fun experience for all.

Christmasland is located directly south of the Humboldt City Hall at 407 1st Avenue South.  It is one block south of the Humboldt Law Enforcement Center the one-half block east.

Kiwanis Christmasland will be open the following hours for the 2022 season:
Friday and Saturday November 25th and 26th – 2:30-4:30p.m. and 6:30-8:30p.m.
Sunday’s – 2:30-4:30p.m.
Friday’s – 6:30- 8:30p.m.
Saturday’s – 2:30-4:30p.m. and 6:30-8:30p.m.
Monday – Friday Dec. 19th-23rd 6:30-8:30p.m.
Thursday Dec. 22nd – Dec. 24th   only 2:30-4:30p.m.

Christmasland will be closed for inclement weather.  Notification will be posted outside and via the Humboldt-Dakota City Kiwanis Facebook page.  The Kiwanis Club has never charged admission to Christmasland; however donations are appreciated as they help the exhibit grow.

Then at the end of the visit is Santa Claus he will give all good girls and boys a candy cane after their visit.

Christmasland will be open by arrangement for group tours.  Call Dave Lee at (5150 890-0116 to schedule a day and a time.  All school groups, nursing homes, group homes, church groups, businesses and civic organizations are welcome, but special arrangements are limited, so call ahead.

Enjoy the spirit of the season and the family tradition of the holidays at Kiwanis Christmasland in Humboldt.

Live Nativity
Dec 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

You are invited to a LIVE NATIVITY on Sunday December 4th from 3:30-5:30pm at Dan & Dawn Parle residence at 2615 Lone Tree Road .  The memory made will last a lifetime.  Please come enjoy the fellowship of the season.  Dress warm, the barn will be full of God’s Creations.

Sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church

Humboldt-Dakota City Kiwanis Club Annual Spaghetti Supper
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Humboldt-Dakota City Kiwanis Club will be hosting their Annual Spaghetti Supper with garlic bread, serving begins at 5pm thru 7pm at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church.  DRIVE UP ONLY! Please enter from the North and Exit to the South.  Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.  Tickets may be purchased from any of the following:  Northwest Bank, Bank Iowa, and First State Bank.  As always, we greatly appreciate YOUR SUPPORT!

Holiday Light Contest
Dec 8 – Dec 18 all-day


The Humboldt Recreation Department is having a Holiday Light Contest all eligible houses and businesses must be within Humboldt & Dakota City limits. Registration is Free and you can register online or at the Humboldt Recreation Center. All registrations are due by Monday, December 5th. Winners will be announced on The Humboldt Recreation Facebook page on Tuesday Dec 20th. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each residential category and to 1st place in the business category. For more information call Paxton at 332-5447

Annual Christmas Tree Walk at Humboldt Co. Historical Museum
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 12:00 am

Walk amongst the trees this year at the Annual Christmas Tree Walk in the Historic Hardy Church!  Admission is a free will donation to the Humboldt County Historical Museum.  The dates and times it will be open are as follows:

December 9th – 11th   5-8pm
December 16th  5-8pm
December 18th    5-8pm

“Twas the Night Before Christmas” Open House
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday December 17th 1-4pm or 5– 8pm, find out how the Browns celebrated Christmas Eve!  Visitors can partake in a coloring contest and a story of “The Night Before Christmas” at 2pm, then meet Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus and more!  The Historic Hardy Church will also be open for visitors to see the Christmas Trees and enjoy Christmas goodies in the church basement.  Admission:  Free Will Donation for the Museum.