Tis the season for never-ending holiday and Christmas activities around the Twin Cities.
Whether you are looking for traditional events or you want to start a new tradition with your family, we have something for just about everyone: Santa, shopping, stage shows, singalongs, sleighrides, sparkling light displays and special historical events at sites across the Minneapolis & St. Paul metro area:
Our Christmas Shopping Guide helps you shop local and support small businesses while picking out presents for your loved ones this year. This guide has ideas for all ages. The best part is that these events double as family fun!
Hometown festivals at their holiday best – the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. From big to small, we have something for all.
Here Comes Santa Claus! Find out where St. Nick will be making an appearance near YOU – breakfasts, photo shoots, storytimes and more.
Dancing lights and musical scores in sync – here’s where can you find Minnesota’s best homestead holiday displays.
Trains, Planes & Sleighs: Holiday trains (and planes and sleighs) arriving soon to the station!
Do you hear what I hear? I’m hearing the classic sounds of Christmas all over the Twin Cities.
Ye Olde Holidays at Twin Cities Museums & Historic Sites: Explore the traditions of the Minnesotans who came before – and discover new cultural celebrations.
What’s On Stage: The Best Christmas Shows Ever! Christmas favorites take the stage, plus look for special discount tickets!
More Holiday Articles
- Fun with Dad: Holiday Edition: Meaningful Holiday Traditions for dads and kids.
- Read Aloud Wednesday: How many of you do the book-a-day Advent count down? Or maybe you just want a few new favorites. We have some Christmas Stories to Share as a Family.
- The Great Santa Chase: Gianna and family go looking for Santa and get a bit more action then they had planned.
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