Week 3 of Holidazzle begins tonight in Loring Park! Join us as we celebrate the holiday season together in true Minnesota fashion. Enjoy family-friendly programming, delectable treats, music, entertainment and much more. Make lifelong memories with you and yours at the 2018 Holidazzle
Take a photo with the NCAA® Men’s Basketball national championship trophy
Members of the 2019 Minneapolis Final Four® Local Organizing Committee will make an appearance at Holidazzle on Thursday night. From 5:00 – 9:00 pm, stop by their Fan Jam truck for a selfie with the National Championship trophy, score giveaways, enter a sweepstakes to win tickets to the 2019 Final Four and more.
Shop local and enjoy special products exclusively made for Holidazzle! Stop by and enjoy Fulton Beer’s popular Holidazzle Proper Porter (this year with a cold-press coffee infusion), Sociable Cider Werks’ Fat Bike Hot Mulled Apple Cider, Kramarczuk’s Holidazzle Sausage (cranberries and wild rice), and many others. Misfit Coffee Co. also offers a warm beverage option on site while you’re out and about. New prepared foods include Kabomelette, Gorkha Palace, Lady A’s, and I Look So Good Smoothies. Other prepared food vendors include Cindy’s Cinnamon Roasted Almonds, Fair Faves’ cheese curds and specialty mini donuts, iPierogi, The Littlest Pancake, K-Town Street Food, Twin Cities Paella and Waltz Wings. Plus, enjoy sweet treats like Cookie Cups, The Thirsty Whale Bakery and more!
PEEF the Christmas Bear returns to Holidazzle this Sunday
PEEF, the multi-colored Christmas bear, will be celebrating his birthday this year at Holidazzle! On Sunday, visit Holidazzle to meet PEEF and his friends in person. During the afternoon you’ll have a chance to hear author Tom Hegg and illustrator Warren Hanson read PEEF’s heartwarming story that has inspired kids and adults for over 20 years at 1 pm and 2 pm! PEEF will be posing for the paparazzi…and for family photos too, throughout the afternoon. And you’ll have a chance to purchase PEEF bears and books to start your own family tradition!
Catch the Holidazzle Fireworks on Saturday night
There are great visuals during our Holidazzle Fireworks presented by Xcel Energy, which take place each Saturday at 7 pm. Each display is different, so if you’ve seen one, you haven’t seen them all.
What you’ll find in downtown Minneapolis’ holiday taproom
The Fulton Beer Garden is full of activities and fun for all ages. Try the Holidazzle Proper Porter, brewed exclusively for Holidazzle and infused with Big Watt cold press coffee. Enjoy board games, puzzles, Jenga and other activities along with televisions playing the big game or holiday movies all weekend. On Friday, stop by to play Drag Queen Bingo for FREE from 7-9 pm. And on Sundays, enjoy brunch featuring Micheladas at Fulton or Mimosas at Sociable Cider Werks.
Visit Santa, then watch “The Santa Clause”
On Thursday night, we’ll be showing “The Santa Clause” at 7 pm as part of Holidazzle Movie Night presented by U.S. Bank. On Sunday, we’ll show “Cool Runnings” at 5 pm. And remember, Santa is on site to take photos with and share your wish list for FREE during all Holidazzle hours.