Pioneer Village Winter Wonderland To Open This Weekend


(Le Mars) — A traditional holiday favorite event makes a return this year.  The Pioneer Village Winter Wonderland is in its 29th year.  Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 virus, the event was cancelled last year.  However, folks can come back to the Plymouth County Fairgrounds during the next two weekends, December 4th & 5th, and again December 11th and 12th to view all the activities, lights, and entertainment connected to the Pioneer Village Winter Wonderland.  Bonita Davison is organizing the annual festival.  She says this year the event will be similar to past years and following tradition.  Inside Century Hall will be more than 70 decorated Christmas trees by various local organizations and businesses.

Davison says visitors will want to stop at the famous round barn and see the many Christmas decorations that fill the barn on both levels.

Davison says attendees to the Winter Wonderland event will be able to enjoy plenty of refreshments provided by different organizations.

This year’s Winter Wonderland will also feature entertainment all four days inside the Century Hall

Bill and Janice Renken tells us more about the featured entertainment for this weekend. Bill highlights the entertainment scheduled for this Saturday evening.

Janice Renken tells us of the entertainment lined up for Sunday evening.

Davison says there will be horse-drawn wagon rides, along with photo opportunities, and as she mentioned the resident of the North Pole will be available all four days to visit with children.

Davison says children can go to the toy club and select a stuffed animal that they may keep.  The Pioneer Village Winter Wonderland will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will remain open until 8:30 p.m.  Davison says the event is free of charge, however free will donations are always welcomed.