Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 19-22

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Winter light shows, Christmas market, wine sampling, and more
Glow Holiday Light Festival

Provided by Glow Minnesota

Winter Trees Light the Way

What: Winter in Bloom
When: Nov. 19-Jan. 3, 4-10 p.m.
Where: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is hosting its fourth annual winter lights tour running from November 19 through January 3 of next year. The event will be held predominately outdoors this year, so dress for the occasion. Masks will be required inside and recommended for those outside. The Arboretum is also hosting theme nights that will have admission prices vary depending on the night. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are for general admission and are priced at $15 for non-members, $10 for members, and free for children under 15.

Minnesota’s Glow Up

What: GLOW Holiday Festival
When: Nov. 19-Jan. 3; Sundays-Thursdays, 4:30-9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 4:30-10 p.m.
Where: 179 Como Ave., St Paul

The Minnesota State Fairgrounds get into the holiday spirits by putting up a one-mile drive-thru light experience. They plan on not only celebrating Christmas but multiple holidays to include more of the many diverse traditions and cultures that make up our state. Admission for the event is $46 per car and all tickets must be purchased online and in advance.

Duluth Decadence

What: Bentleyville
When: Nov. 21-Dec. 27; 5-9 p.m., Sunday-Thursday; 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday
Where: 700 Railroad St., Duluth

Drive through the country’s largest walk-through light display this year, with a car-only path taking visitors under the glow of 5 million lights and over 20 acres in Duluth.

Merry Makers

What: MN Christmas Market
When: Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Quincy Hall, 1325 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis

At Quincy Hall in Minneapolis, this holiday pop-up for homegrown brands encourages socially distant shopping, where vendors donate 7% of sales to Hospitality House Youth Development.

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