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Spend the Holidays in Walker, MN 2022

Santa holding a cup of cocoa


Walker, MN, is a small town nestled in the Northwoods of Minnesota, and it truly comes alive during the holiday season! From the twinkle of holiday lights and decorations to the bustling of shoppers, the festive atmosphere in Walker is truly contagious.

As you drive through town, you will be in awe of the beautiful holiday decorations that adorn every corner of the town. Many local businesses, including restaurants and shops, have taken extra care to ensure their displays are festive and fun for all. Even homes throughout the area have embraced the season’s spirit with their unique holiday decor.

Additionally, Walker has a wonderful selection of seasonal activities and events you can enjoy while in town. From holiday-themed markets to Christmas carolers, you will find something special to do while spending your holiday in Walker.


Holiday Shopping

When spending the holidays in Walker, MN, one of the most amazing aspects is the personalized care you get when you shop. From local small businesses to large chain stores, you will find staff and merchants passionate about providing excellent customer service. Whether you’re picking out gifts for family and friends or just looking for something special for yourself, the Walker staff will make you feel like family 

Check out all of our Leech Lake retailers in the area so you can start planning your holiday shopping!


The Great Gift Card Giveaway

Want an even better shopping experience? Participate in our great gift card giveaway that runs until December 31st! This local tradition has been going on for over a decade. It’s a great way to get your holiday shopping done while supporting your favorite local businesses.

How does it work? Participating businesses donate $100 in gift cards to be given away. When shoppers make purchases from any of these businesses, they receive one Red Ticket for every $10 spent. Then, in early January, there is a drawing. The winning ticket holder will win a gift package filled with $1000 worth of gift cards. Depending on the number of businesses participating, the remaining cards are divided up into additional prize packages.

Here’s the list of our 2022 business participants so you know exactly where to shop!


  1. Christmas Point and Wild Rice Company
  2. The Green Scene
  3. Lakes Area Power Sports
  4. Heritage Gifts
  5. Terra Reflections
  6. Frizzell Furniture Gallery of Walker
  7. Wilkening Fireplace Company
  8. TJ’s Floral & Gifts
  9. Walker Home Center
  10. Orton’s Downtown Cenex
  11. Village Homes of Walker
  12. Nistler Floor Covering
  13. Super One Foods
  14. Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
  15. Loney’s Sales and Service
  16. Walker General Store
  17. Lundrigans Clothing and Shoes
  18. Jenny & Company
  19. Art & Antique Mall of Walker
  20. Bayside Bar & Grill
  21. Orton’s Y Mart Cenex
  22. Village Square Pizzeria
  23. Reeds Family Outdoor Outfitters
  24. Tiger Lily’s
  25. Chase on the Lake


Final Thoughts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to spend the holidays than in beautiful Walker, MN? This small, charming town is filled with holiday cheer and plenty of activities for the entire family. From its festive decorations to its friendly service, Walker offers an unforgettable holiday experience.

No matter what you decide to do, there’s no bad way to celebrate the holiday season in Walker, MN! Contact us to learn more about events happening in the area, lodging, and more. 

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