Winter Fun

Snowmobiling in Caledonia, MN area


Southeast Minnesota boasts some of the most breathtaking snowmobile trail views in the state, thanks to our beautiful bluffs and valleys. Print a map of snowmobile trails in southeastern Minnesota by clicking here.


Ice Skating

Caledonia maintains an ice skating rink during the winter, near the municipal pool grounds. The warming house is staffed by volunteers, weather-permitting.

balloonsFall & Winter Balloon Rallies

In October, and again in December each year, Caledonia hosts a fun hot air balloon rally. Balloons launch at least three times during the weekend (weather-permitting), and balloon rides are available for purchase. Even just watching them launch is a fun event! Follow their Facebook page for details.

Winter Wonderland Celebration

On the first weekend in December, Caledonia celebrates the season with a Christmas parade on Friday night (featuring hot air balloon baskets in the parade that warm up the crowd!), hot air balloon rally, breakfast with Santa, “Old-fashioned Christmas Open House” at the Houston County Historical Society, and more!