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Welcome

Welcome to Arlington, home of Arli-Dazzle: Probably THE LARGEST lighted Christmas parade in Minnesota, Breakfast on the Farm, Fright Night on Halloween, and Chamber Night at the Ballpark.

Arlington, founded in 1858, has evolved into a great place to visit for family fun, friendly people, and so much more.

From its early German beginnings, Arlington residents have been known for their generosity and friendly hometown attitudes. We invite you to discover the businesses, attractions, organizations, and most importantly the people who make Arlington a special place to live.

The Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce, incorporated by the State of Minnesota on June 3, 1982, is an organization of local business people and private individuals devoted to promoting the vitality of Arlington's economy/businesses and the overall life of the community as a whole.

We invite you, in particular, to check out the various Chamber business websites on the Members page (see above) of this website.  Click on any business name listed in blue print. 

Use the electronic Parade Registration icon in the upper right corner of the Arli-Dazzle webpage for December 3, 2016, parade unit registrations. Follow the directions; all information goes to Scott Sorenson, new Parade Staging Coordinator, and to his predecessor in that role, Susan Schmidtbauer. For all Parade Unit Registrations, use either www.arlingtonmnchamber.com  or www.arlidazzle.com 

What's Happening in Arlington?      

BREAKING NEWS!! Shawn Roehler from Henderson, MN, won the Ridgeview-Sibley Grand Prize Fish House; a gentleman from Nicollet, MN, won the $1000 Arli-Dazzle Raffle Grand Prize!!

2016-10 - October Meeting minutes.pdf  Click on the Information tab above for other minutes.

City of Arlington  Monthly calendar of City, Chamber, and Arlington Community Center events.... 

Arlington FactSheet.pdf  Information is presented relative to the Alzheimer's Disease/dementia initiative that the City of Arlington is involved in.

DigitalTown flyer December 2016 training.pdf  Another opportunity for area businesses to get help with their marketing efforts.

1 on 1 Web Design Services for Sibley County Businesses are available for a $25 fee. Mike Feterl, technology instructor at Sibley East Schools, will come to a local business for up to three hours to create or refine websites and social media, including Facebook. For more information and to register, check 1-1 web support flyer.pdf 

Designing a Business Logo:  check for more information and to register Graphic Design FLYER.pdf

A Dollar General franchise is open on the NW corner of Hwy. 5 and Cty Rd. 17, and Kreft Cabinets is moving eventually from their longtime downtown location to a site on the SW corner of Hwy. 5 and Baker St. Cemstone has purchased land just east of Scott Equipment and plans to re-locate there from downtown in 2017. Their downtown property is now listed for sale. Battcher and Aero Electric, 304 W. Alden St., is having a "Going Out of Business" Indoor Sale on Wednesday, Nov. 30, Thursday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 2.

Country Style Accents, 105 4th Ave. NW, in Arlington will be open on the weekend of December 16-18. The dates definitely cater to holiday shopping. Please patronize this fine Chamber business!

The Arlington Living Nativity will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11, 5:30-7:30 pm, at the Sibley County Fairgrounds. To enter the grounds, use the Chandler St. gate and either bring canned food items or a cash donation for the Sibley County Food Shelf. Depart the grounds on the County 9 exit. 

The St. Arthur Council of the Knights of Columbus will again be holding their Door County Fish Boil at the Arlington Community Center on Friday, January 20, 2017. Cost per person is $12.00 with no pre-sale of tickets. Desserts can be purchased separately. Watch for more information. 

The Next General Chamber Meeting will be held on Monday, December 12, noon, at the Emergency Services building meeting room.  Agendas will be e-mailed out out to members.  If someone has not received one by Friday, December 9, contact Derek Hahn 507-964-2246.    

The Mailing Address of the Arlington Area Chamber never changes.  It is:

Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce

P. O. Box 543

Arlington, MN  55307