VIDEO: Twin Cities weekend roundup for Dec. 31-Jan. 1

Calendars flipped over to 2023 this past weekend, and Twin Cities metro residents celebrated in a variety of ways.

Watch the videos embedded throughout the article below to see what your neighbors and local businesses were up to at the end of the holiday break.

Click here to access all the videos if you’re using the KSTP app.

Around the metro

KSTP photographers Clay Conover, Erik Rognerud and Nate Bergeson have your Twin Cities weekend highlights.

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The Minnesota Lynx and Timberwolves hosted a number of holiday basketball clinics for kids, and the last one ran on Dec. 31 in Maple Grove.

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Hi-Five Sports Zone in Eden Prairie held a special New Year’s Eve celebration for kids – but don’t worry about sleep schedules, it was at noon instead of midnight.

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Metro Transit and the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority offered free, sober rides for people celebrating New Year’s Eve.

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Local running group 5K Everyday Conversations kicked off another year at Boom Island Park. The group continues to bring people together and provide attainable exercise opportunities in the Twin Cities.

From the studio

Back from paternity leave, KSTP anchor Brett Hoffland has your weekend interviews.

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Amanda Roseth, Ice Castles director of guest engagement, joined KSTP in the studio to talk about growing the icicles that form New Brighton’s winter wonderland.

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Last but not least, we learned about another icy experience when we visited with a representative of The Ice Palace at Fountain Hill Winery in Delano.

Read KSTP’s weekend roundup after our weekend newscasts wrap up to see what’s been happening in your neighborhood.

Miss last weekend’s roundup? Check it out here.