Photo: Courtesy Mall of America
Photo: Courtesy Mall of America
December 07, 2018 03:23 PM
No plans this weekend? Need to get out of the house? Here is a look at what is going on in the Twin Cities this weekend:
Celebrate the holiday season Friday with Minneapolis' Holidazzle. Holidazzle is downtown Minneapolis' premiere holiday celebration. The celebration includes food, shopping, a kid zone, movies, fireworks and more.
Date: Thursday - Sunday through Dec. 23
Place: Loring Park, Minneapolis
Making Spirits Bright at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Find inspiration for your holiday light display during Making Spirits Bright at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. During the event, participants can hike through the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and enjoy 16 different lighting displays.
Date: Friday - Sunday
Time: 5 to 9 p.m.
Place: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska
St. Paul European Christmas Market
Get in the holiday mood by visiting the St. Paul European Christmas Market. According to the event organizers, the market is based on open-air Christkindlmarkts, which can be found in Germany and Austria during the Christmas season.
Date: Friday - Monday
Place: Union Depot, St. Paul
Holiday No Coast Craft-o-Rama
Find a unique holiday gift during the Holiday No Coast Craft-o-Rama. Held at the Midtown Global Market, the No Coast Craft-o-Rama is a "modern, urban and indie style art and craft show."
Date: Friday - Saturday
Place: Midtown Market, Minneapolis
Mall of America Skate the Star
Looking to lace up your ice skates over the weekend? Head over to the Mall of America for the opening weekend of the Skate the Star ice rink. The 12,000-square-foot ice rink is a new attraction to the Mall of America. All proceeds from the rink will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities.
Date: Saturday through Jan. 27
Place: Mall of America, Bloomington
50th & France Winter Market
Minnesotans have yet another chance to find holiday goods over the weekend during the 50th & France Winter Market. The first market kicks off Saturday and will be held weekly through Dec. 15.
Time: 1 to 5 p.m.
Place: 50th & France, Edina
Welcome the holiday season by hitting the pavement during the Reindeer Run at Lake Harriet. Saturday's event offers a 5K race, a 10K race and a 15K race. During the race, there will be a toy donation for Toys for Tots.
Time: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Place: Lake Harriet, Minneapolis
Monster Jam is back in the Twin Cities. Attendees can get their fill of monster trucks as they take to the dirt at U.S. Bank Stadium Saturday night. Audience members will get to see "12,000 pound vehicles doing back flips, vertical two-wheel skills and racing at speeds up to 70 mph," according to U.S. Bank Stadium officials.
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis
Linden Hills Holiday Market
See what more than 60 local craftspeople and food producers are up to during the Linden Hills Holiday Market. The weekly market offers an opportunity to pick up that perfect holiday gift and food.
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: Sunnyside Gardens, Minneapolis
Minneapolis Institute of Art Family Day: Musical Museum
Enjoy live performances and hands-on opportunities during the Minneapolis Institute of Art Family Day: Musical Museum. According to event organizers, attendees will have the opportunity to "make your own instrument, join a band and sing and dance along."
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis
Updated: December 07, 2018 03:23 PM
Created: December 06, 2018 03:01 PM
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