Holiday Best Bets

A Minnesota Holiday Album


A Minnesota Holiday Vol. 11 is a collection of greatest hits from 2009 to 2019 featuring 20 tracks by Minnesota’s top musicians—Kat Perkins, GB Leighton, Phil Thompson and more.

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The cast of Children Theatre Company's production of

Annie Tickets

Children’s Theatre Company

Give the gift of theater with tickets to see Annie at Children’s Theatre Company. Buy-one-get-one 50% off to any performance April 24–May 10 with code ANBOGO—buy before Dec. 31 for the best seats. 612-874-0400

A green holiday wreath with a tin holiday coaster in the middle

CityTins Coaster

Love From Minnesota

Inside each CityTins’ Twin Cities Restaurant Edition are coaster gift cards for 25 local hot spots, each worth $10 off your tab at the venue featured on the coaster.

A box including a variety of chocolates and nuts

Classic Gift Box

Knoke’s Chocolates & Nuts

The Classic Gift Box includes a little of everything delicious. Recipients will enjoy gourmet popcorn, assorted caramels, one Knoke’s milk chocolate bar, a 58% dark chocolate sea salt bar, fancy mixed nuts, and St. Croix Critters (turtles).

A bag of Mike & Jen's Hot Cocoa and a clear glass mug of hot cocoa next to it

Cocoa Mix

Mike & Jen’s Cocoa Mix

Hot cocoa with five simple ingredients. Dean, along with his kids Mike and Jen, wanted a hot cocoa mix that was rich and creamy without the chemicals. So, they made one.

A Dave and Buster's gift card

Dave & Buster’s Gift Card

Dave & Buster’s

Give the gift of fun this season with a Dave & Buster’s gift card. Dave & Buster’s is the only place to eat, drink, play, and watch sports. Enjoy chef-crafted food, drink one-of-a-kind cocktails, and play hundreds of the hottest games.


A bottle of Apothicare Elderflower Syrup

Elderberry Syrup


Take a spoonful of Apothicare’s delicious Elderberry Syrup made with Minnesota local honey to fight off a cold or flu, or add it to soda water for a refreshing and healthy soda.

A gold bracelet that reads Dontcha Know Uff Da You Betcha


Love From Minnesota

Embracelets are perfect for mixing, matching, and layering to create a unique style that suits you perfectly. This bracelet is inscribed with Minnesotans’ favorite phrases, “Don’tcha Know Uff Da You Betcha.”

Nova Restaurant gift card

The Nova Restaurant Group Gift Card

The Nova Restaurant Group

Share a one-of-a-kind dining experience! Gift a gift card. Cards can be utilized at any of our six restaurant locations—Hazellewood Grill and Tap Room, Chester’s Kitchen & Bar, Hazelwood Food & Drink, Terza Ristorante, Tavern 4&5, and Pescara. Select a physical card, e-card, in the denomination of your choice. Get a $20 bonus when you buy $100 in gift cards. Use promo code MNMONTHLY.

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A selection of Cheryl's Nut Butters including almond butter, pistachio butter, and cashew butter

Nut Butters

Cheryl’s Nut Butters

The best nut butters ever are handcrafted in Minnetonka. Made in small batches with no junk added. Fresh, healthy, and tastes amazing. 24 varieties of peanut, almond, pistachio, cashew, and sunflower butters. Use code MN5OFF at checkout.

Two wooden toys of people rowing a canoe through water

Paddler Toy


The arms on the paddler move up and down as the wooden figurine propels the canoe through waves that roll alongside. The toy is handmade in the LARK Toys Work Shop and is available with hat or ponytail.

A group of Pom Pom Beanies in different colors from General Store of Minnetonka. Colors include cream, black, mustard, red, blue, baby blue, mint green, and light brown.

Pom Pom Beanies

General Store of Minnetonka

Stay cozy this winter with C.C. Hats. Available in a rainbow of colors and styles, from poms to beanies. Stop by the General Store of Minnetonka to see the full assortment. Call to purchase.

A young girl in a red, sleeveless holiday dress that has a bow at her waist

Red Holiday Dress

Eva La Cúz

Add some magic this holiday season with this festive handmade dress for your little girl. The dress is available to be custom made to your child’s specific measurements. Enter promo code MINNESOTAMONTHLY for 30% off each dress purchase.

A frosty shot class with Russian dolls on it and the words

Russian Doll Shot Glass

The Museum of Russian Art

These shot glasses are made from high-quality glass with a bright design that will add a touch of character to everyone’s delight. Buy one or a set.
612-821-9045 ext. 75

A black and red Russian style chess set.

Russian Style Chess Set

The Museum of Russian Art

This Russian Style Chess Set is a wonderful gift for chess players and connoisseurs of beautiful things. Each game piece and the board are painted, varnished, decorated, and finished by hand.
612-821-9045 ext. 75

A Sanctuary Salonspa gift card

Sanctuary Salonspa Gift Card

Sanctuary Salonspa

Sanctuary Salonspa is a premier Aveda Lifestyle Salonspa offering over 100 services at five Twin Cities locations. Schedule a holiday appointment and purchase a gift card valued at $150-plus to receive a free beautifying composition as an additional gift valued at $30.

An intricate Russian music box with colors of red, green, blue, purple, yellow, and black.

St. Basil’s Cathedral Music Box

The Museum of Russian Art

This music box would make an exquisite interior decoration and unforgettable gift. It is entirely hand-crafted from wood, hand-painted, and finished with glossy oil lacquer. After winding, the music box plays Moscow Nights.
612-821-9045 ext. 75

A Treasure Island Casino gift card

Treasure Island Gift Card

Treasure Island Resort & Casino

Giving the perfect gift has never been easier with Treasure Island Resort & Casino gift cards. They can be used for all of the resort’s amenities, including the hotel, Wave Spa, and Tado Steakhouse.

A box that includes a curated selection of Minnesota foods, recipes, and a canvas tote

Ultimate Foodie ‘Sota Box

You Betcha! Box

This limited-edition, curated selection of Minnesota award-winning foods from artisan makers, exclusive Minnesota chef recipes, and Duluth-made canvas tote is sure to wow.

A bottle of Vitamin C Serum from Equation Skin Care

Vitamin C Serum

Equation Skin Care

Hydrate your skin this winter with the Moisturizing Vitamin C 15% Serum. This natural antioxidant is perfect for all skin types, brightening and lightening while addressing skin discoloration, aging, and dull skin.

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2020 Food & Wine Experience

Join us for a culinary adventure of fine wine, mouth-watering food, craft beer, specialty spirits, and handcrafted gifts March 7-8, 2020, at Target Field. Use the online-only promo code HOLIDAY for 50% off general admission and VIP tickets.

Give the Gift of Minnesota

Purchase a one-year domestic subscription to both Minnesota Monthly (6 issues) and Midwest Home (6 issues) at a discounted rate of $9.95*. From city lights to lake life, under the scenic splendor of rural horizons and urban skylines, read the best of Minnesota. *New subscriptions only.