Christmas in North Dakota is magical. That’s probably why North Dakota was featured as the setting of the 2016 Hallmark movie “Every Christmas Has A Story,” where the main character goes to the small town of Hollyvale, North Dakota to rediscover the holiday spirit. Hollyvale doesn’t actually exist as a town in this state, but you could find just as perfect of a setting by visiting one of the best Christmas towns in North Dakota. All of these towns could easily fit in as a setting for a Christmas Hallmark movie and be just as enchanting.

So, do you agree? Are these the best Christmas towns in North Dakota? What other North Dakota towns do you recommend as a holiday destination? What holiday events in North Dakota do you attend every year? Whatever it is, tell us!

The best Christmas towns in North Dakota don’t end with those above. There are quite a few festive towns in the state, including this charming town in North Dakota.

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What are the best drive-thru light shows in North Dakota?

Visiting the best Christmas towns in North Dakota is just one way to get your fill of holiday spirit. There are quite a few others, including admiring twinkling lights and festive décor at one of the many drive-thru light shows in North Dakota. One of the best drive-thru light shows in North Dakota is Christmas in the Park, which takes place at Lincoln Park in Grand Forks. A Yuletide event that shouldn’t be missed, the drive-thru light show features over 40 displays of twinkling lights. Christmas in the Park typically kicks off the Friday after Thanksgiving and runs through the month of December. Stay up to date on event happenings by following Christmas in the Park on Facebook.

What are the best ice skating rinks in North Dakota?

There’s more to the winter season in North Dakota than twinkling lights and Yuletide decorations. The season brings with it the opportunity to enjoy a slew of classic winter activities, such as ice skating. There are ice rinks throughout the state. One spot for skating figure eights is Leistikow Park in Grafton. The outdoor rink is perfect for skaters of all skill levels. Plus, there’s a warming house located right next to the rink. Schumacher Park in Drayton is also home to a seasonal outdoor ice rink. Unlike Leistikow Park, Schumacher Park allows for hockey sticks and pucks, making it a great spot for a quick pick up game. It does share one similarity with the rink at Leistikow Park, though – it’s got a warming house right next to the rink, so skaters can easily escape the cold.

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