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INTRODUCING: Sever’s Holiday Lights Drive Along and Enjoy More Than 1,000,000 Lights Synchronized to Classic Holiday Tunes for An Unforgettable NEW Twin Cities Tradition WHAT: Sever’s Holiday Lights Gather family and friends, hop in the car and enjoy the sights and sounds of the NEW Sever’s Holiday Lights display. The half-mile course, located at Sever’s new home in Shakopee features more than one million lights set to classic holiday music. Stay in the comfort and warmth of your own vehicle…Find out more »
Sever’s Holiday Lights Drive Along and Enjoy More Than 1,000,000 Lights Synchronized to Classic Holiday Tunes for An Unforgettable NEW Twin Cities Tradition WHAT: Sever’s Holiday Lights Gather family and friends, hop in the car and enjoy the sights and sounds of the NEW Sever’s Holiday Lights display. The half-mile course, located at Sever’s new home in Shakopee features more than one million lights set to classic holiday music. Stay in the comfort and warmth of your own vehicle while…Find out more »
FlyOver America will transform into a magical winter wonderland for the holiday season. Guests will have fun helping Santa search for his missing elves during an exhilarating flight across America and onto the North Pole. It's time to take your holiday traditions to new heights! Holiday event-goers will sit in a suspended chair, feet dangling, in front of a four-story spherical screen. Special effects including wind, mist and scents, combined with the chair’s motion, will truly make you feel like…Find out more »
Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) for two weekends starting Thursday, Dec. 5 for a dazzling light show designed by science and engineering students. Now in its ninth year, the high-tech light show features more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students. This year's show features new light installations, including lighted snowflakes; a new, lighted Block M; and several lighted trees, as well as new music. Shows…Find out more »
Children and trains go together during the Holiday Season like colorful lights, brightly iced cookies, festively wrapped gifts, family and friends. Please join the nonprofit Friends of the 261 annual journey on the North Pole Express. Dates & Times: 12/6 - 12/8, 12/13 - 12/15 Fridays: 1:30 pm, 3 pm, 4:30 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm Saturdays: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4:30 pm, 6 pm, 7:30 pm Sundays: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm,…Find out more »
The European Christmas Market (ECM) is a free event held outside on the East Plaza at Union Depot in Saint Paul, Minn. Serving as the “Hub for the Holidays,” Union Depot hosts an array of events that will coincide with the Market – including Tree Lighting and Movie Night, Bake Sale, Northstar Holiday Train and the North Pole Express. The historic Lowertown sets a fantastic scene for the booths beautifully decorated for Christmas and modeled after those found at the…Find out more »
Stroll through beautiful light displays on this walking tour through our sparkling winter gardens. Warm up near a bonfire and purchase a S'mores kit. Free for Members, $15 for non member adults.Find out more »
50th & France is hosting events this December for Twin Cities families looking to create magical holiday memories. “Saturdays in the Plaza” are free winter events happening the first three Saturdays in December. Join us in the new Nolan Mains public plaza. Complimentary refreshments are provided by Coffee Cart and North Mallow S’mores Bar, and entertainment includes Frozen characters, an ice sculpture artist, carolers, letters to Santa and more! Schedule: 12/7 Coffee Cart 10am-1pm North Mallow S'mores Bar 11am-1pm Frozen…Find out more »
Snack on cookies and milk while sharing your wish list with Santa Claus. Make sure to plan a stroll through the Winter Lights display, too! Tickets are $5 for children age 1 and older, $15 for non-member adults and free for adult members.Find out more »
Nutcracker in Wonderland tells the story of grown-up Clara rediscovering the magic of her childhood. In true Nutcracker form, Uncle Drosselmeyer brings the Rat Queen and King to life, along with other Wonderland creatures. Audiences will Waltz through the Land of Snowflakes while meeting all of their Wonderland favorites along the way including the mischievous Cheshire Cat, the ever-late White Rabbit, and the spiteful Queen of Hearts.The ballet uses Tchaikovky’s classic Nutcracker Suite score while it fuses together two well-known…Find out more »
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