Holiday Highlights





In the City by Nature, you'll find that holidays come pretty naturally.

And why wouldn't they? We complement the picturesque holiday scenery with captivating experiences unlike any other in the nation.

Are you a theater fan? We've got all the classics (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, A Christmas Carol and The Nutcracker Fantasy) along with some newer twists on the holidays (Fifty Shades of White, Christmas Impossible and A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol).

Love the holiday music? We've got that too. You can catch Brian Setzer make his guitar wail with holiday tunes, lose yourself in the hypnotic alt-rock Of Monsters and Men, and sit back and enjoy America's most popular holiday concert with Mannheim Steamroller.

Perhaps you've got a shopping itch to scratch. Not only do we have tax-free shopping on all apparel, but we've got the largest mall in America to find what you're looking for. Plus, you can compliment your shopping experience with Macy's Santaland at the downtown Macy's.

But maybe what you need is some outdoor fun in the enchanting holiday scenery. Grab a carriage ride tour across the city, lace up some skates and glide around an ice rink and top it off by watching a festival of holiday lights wind through downtown.

The beauty of it all? You don't have to pick just one. You can mix and match, creating your own holiday experience. And by the time you leave, you'll find that you're already making plans to come back next year.

Don't worry. That comes naturally.

Target Holidazzle Parade in Minneapolis


▶ Holiday Deals

The holiday season is an expensive time of the year.

But it doesn't have to be.

Click the link below to take advantage of our exclusive deals around the city.


▶ Holiday Itineraries

Our experts of the city have created special itineraries to make your visit to Minneapolis the most enjoyable it can be. With these valuable itineraries, you'll have access to all the right events:

Holiday Shopping at Macy's in Minneapolis

Shopping Itinerary

Holiday Sports Itinerary Minneapolis

Sports Itinerary

Arts and Culture Itinerary Minneapolis

Arts and Culture Itinerary

Outdoor Adventure Itinerary Minneapolis

Outdoor Adventure Itinerary

▶ Holiday Events

The most popular holiday orchestra, Fifty Shades of White and a parade of lights are among some of the holiday festivites that await when you visit Minneapolis.


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