10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Holiday Hop
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Santa Land
5:30 p.m. Reindeer Run
5:50 p.m. Holiday Tree Lighting
6:00 p.m. Winter Wonderland Parade
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Santa Land
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Donner’s Disco
8 p.m. Free Movie: TBD
Winter Wonderland on the Wolf is an annual event in New London held the first Friday night in December. The festivities will begin Friday at 10:00 a.m. with the Holiday Hop. Visit local businesses for activities and/or specials for Friday only until 8:00 p.m. A link to the activities and/or specials will be posted on this page and on Facebook the week of the event.
Visit Santa at Santa Land in New London’s Grand Cinema Theatre Friday, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. and again 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Santa’s elves will have a special gift bag for each child.
The Reindeer Run hosted by the New London Parks & Recreation Dept. Typically, all ages are welcome to participate in this 1 mile fun run / walk. The Reindeer Run begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Ignite Practice Facility, 300 Wolf River Plaza. Participants are encouraged to wear imaginative and fun holiday decor. Participants run the parade route just prior to the start of the parade and finish downtown at Wisconsin St. where they can enjoy the parade. Due to Municipal Code 9.41 pets are not allowed in the run / walk.
NEW this year….Join us for the Holiday Tree Lighting at St. John’s Park at 5:50 p.m. Again this year, the New London Area Chamber of Commerce will have a tent set up with Hot Chocolate and cookies by the tree.
At 6:00 p.m. local groups, individuals and businesses join in the Winter Wonderland parade, which starts on S. Pearl St. and continues down N. Water St. Parade participants will exit N. Water St. at the flashing red light at the intersection with N. Shawano St. All are welcome to participate. Interested groups are asked to complete the parade entry form; the link can be found at the bottom of this page.
Kids can enjoy Donner’s Disco at the Ignite Practice Facility, 300 Wolf River Plaza from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Finish the evening with a Free movie at the Grand Cinema Theatre Friday night starting at 8 p.m.
- 2018 Holiday of Wonder Poster
- 2019 Holiday Hop & Decorating Contest Entry Form
- 2019 Parade Entry Form
- Parade Route Map
- Reindeer Run Poster
- Register for the Reindeer Run
For more information call (920) 982-5822