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WEB EXTRA: Twin Cities Holiday Events Guide

Updated: 12/19/2013 10:40 AM
Created: 12/17/2013 11:51 AM KSTP.com
By: Pablo Gomez Garcia

Christmas is right around the corner, and if you're looking for ways to entertain the in-laws or get the kids out of the house, there are plenty of options right here in the Twin Cities.

We've compiled a list of events taking place this holiday season:

Target Holidazzle Parade
Where: Nicollet Mall from 12th Street to Fourth Street Downtown Minneapolis
When: 6:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 29 through Dec. 21
Cost: Free
Website: Click here.

Macy's Santaland
Where: 8th Floor Holiday Exhibit, 700 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
When: Saturday, Nov. 23, to Tuesday, Dec. 24
Cost: Free
Website: Click here.

A Christmas Carol
Where: Guthrie Theater 818 South 2nd St., Minneapolis
When: Thursday, Nov. 19, to Sunday, Dec. 30
Cost: Prices Vary
Website: Click here.

Holiday Lights in the Park
Where: Phalen Park, 1615 Phalen Dr. E., St. Paul
When: Nov. 26 to Jan. 1
Cost: Prices Vary
Website: Click here.
                                                                                                                                    
Metropolitan Ballet: The Nutcracker
Where: Ted Mann Concert Hall, U of M Campus
When: Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $19-$59
Website: Click here.

SteppingStone Theater: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Where: 55 Victoria St. N., St. Paul
When: 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12
Cost: Prices Vary
Website: Click here.

Minnesota Boychoir: Annual Winter Concerts
Where: Historic Wesley Center, 101 E. Grant St., Minneapolis AND
Landmark Center's Musser Cortile, 75 Fifth St. W., St. Paul
When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, and 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5
Cost: Free but freewill donation will be accepted
Website: Click here.

WinterSkate
Where: 109 4th St. W. St. Paul
When: Saturday, Nov. 30, to Sunday, Feb. 2
Cost: Free
Website: Click here.

Ordway: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Wizard of Oz
Where: 345 Washington St., St. Paul
When: Wednesday, Dec. 4, to Sunday, Dec. 29
Cost: Prices Vary
Website: Click here.

Hennepin Theatre District: Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
Where: State Theatre
When: Friday, Dec. 20, to Monday, Dec. 23
Cost: $45-$75
Website: Click here.

Hennepin Theatre District: John Trones: Christmas in the City with Jim Brickman
Where: State Theatre
When: Monday, Dec. 23
Cost: $36.50-$79
Website: Click here.

Como Park Holiday Flower Show
Where: 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul
When: Saturday, Dec. 7 to Sunday, Jan. 5
Cost: Entry at Como Zoo
Website: Click here

A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol
Where: New Century Theatre
When: Tuesday, Dec. 17, to Sunday, Jan. 5
Cost: $24-$27
Website: Click here.

Photo: MGN Online

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