December Holidays | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

Chill With Santa - Virtual Santa Visits & Personal Messages

Virtual Chats with Santa or Personalized Videos! Now that Santa doesn't have to fly back and forth to the North Pole everyday, there's more time to chill with friends! Schedule a virtual visit to Chill with Santa for this holiday season!
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Rochester , NY , 14534 43° 6' 23.7168" N, 77° 32' 36.5676" W

Location:

Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
United States

Phone:

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34th Annual Reindeer Run

Dates: 
12/11/2021
Time: 
7:30 a.m. 10K and 15K 9:10 a.m. Kids Run 0.4 mile 9:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

3rd Annual Jerry Pinkney Day and Kwanzaa Celebration!

Dates: 
12/30/2021
Time: 
11:00am - 1:00pm CST

Organization:

Bethel University

Location:

3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN, 55112
United States

Phone:

651.638.6400

65th Festival of Christmas - Bethel University

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
Time: 
Times vary

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

A Celtic Music Holiday Celebration

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
3pm EDT / 2pm CDT / 1pm MDT / 12pm PDT / 11am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’ 5K/10K/13.1 Virtual Run - with Medal Dash Virtual Runs

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Anytime

Organization:

Guthrie Theater

Location:

18 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
United States

Phone:

(612) 377-2224

A Christmas Carol at Guthrie Theater

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/08/2021
Time: 
varies

Location:

501 W 78th St P.O. Box 100
Chanhassen, MN, 55317
United States

Phone:

(952) 934-1525

A Kat Perkins Christmas - Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Dates: 
12/16/2021
12/17/2021
12/18/2021
Time: 
Show times vary

Location:

11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN, 55437
United States

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Acrylic Painting Winter Camp for Kids (5+)

Dates: 
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
12/22/2021
Time: 
1:00-2:30PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Anime Winter Camp for Tweens (9+)

Dates: 
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
12/22/2021
Time: 
12:30-2:00PM

Location:

3675 Arboretum Dr, Chaska
Chaska, MN, 55318
United States

Phone:

612-624-2200

Arb Winter Lights Experience

Dates: 
12/03/2022
12/04/2022
12/05/2022
Time: 
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:

Bayfront Park
700 Railroad Street
Duluth, MN, 55802
United States

Bentleyville Tour of Lights

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
5-9 Sun-Thurs 5-10 Fri-Sat

Location:

11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN, 55437
United States

Betty Jo’s – The Nutcracker - Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center

Dates: 
12/12/2021
12/19/2021
Time: 
2:30 pm & 6 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Camp Universe - Telescope Kit Included!

Dates: 
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:

10 Southdale Center
Edina, MN, 55435
United States

Phone:

(952) 925-7874

Caring Santa at Southdale Center

Dates: 
12/05/2021
Time: 
10:30-11:30am

Location:

501 W 78th St P.O. Box 100
Chanhassen, MN, 55317
United States

Phone:

(952) 934-1525

Celtic Holiday Hooley - Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Dates: 
12/19/2021
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
Time: 
Show times vary

Organization:

Location:

Multiple US Cities
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United States

Phone:

(888)-540-7065

Christmas in Color - Twin Cities, Minnesota

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
5:30 - 9:30 pm

Location:

345 Washington St
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 224-4222

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Comics & Manga Art Intensives Winter Camp for Teens (12+)

Dates: 
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
12/22/2021
Time: 
11:00-3:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Creative Cartooning Winter Camp for Kids (5+)

Dates: 
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
12/22/2021
Time: 
10:00-11:30AM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Digital Art Winter Camp for Tweens (9+)

Dates: 
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
12/22/2021
Time: 
3:00-4:30PM

Location:

11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN, 55437
United States

Organization:

Union Depot

Location:

214 4th St E
Saint Paul, MN, 55101
United States

Phone:

651-202-2700

European Christmas Market at Union Depot

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Friday Hours: 4 PM – 9 PM Saturday Hours: 10 AM – 8 PM Sunday Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Facebook Storytime

Dates: 
12/07/2021
12/14/2021
12/21/2021
Time: 
11:30 am

Organization:

Mall of America

Location:

60 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN, 55425
United States

Phone:

952.883.8800

Festival of Tress - The Mall of America

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Times vary.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Figure Drawing Art Intensives Winter Camp for Teens (12+)

Dates: 
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
12/22/2021
Time: 
11:00-3:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Gifts from the Kitchen

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
12pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care This Season

Dates: 
12/09/2021
Time: 
12:30pm

Organization:

Location:

Minnesota State Fairgrounds 265 Snelling Ave N.
St Paul, MN, 55108
United States

GLOW Holiday Festival at Minnesota State Fairgrounds *Tickets on Sale Now!

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Time varies, see website for available time slots.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Graphic Design Art Intensives Winter Camp for Teens (12+)

Dates: 
12/27/2021
12/28/2021
12/29/2021
Time: 
11:00-3:00PM

Location:

Holiday Concert
1150 Winton Road
Brighton, NY, 14618
United States

Phone:

5852741400

Holiday Concert

Dates: 
12/11/2021
Time: 
2:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Illustration Art Intensives Winter Camp for Teens (12+)

Dates: 
12/27/2021
12/28/2021
12/29/2021
Time: 
11:00-3:00PM

Organization:

Minnesota Orchestra

Location:

1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
United States

Phone:

612.371.5600

JOYFUL ECHOES at Orchestra Hall

Dates: 
12/16/2021
12/17/2021
12/18/2021
Time: 
times vary

Location:

4711 W. 70th Street
Edina, MN, 55435
United States

Phone:

612.928.4577

Letter Writing to Santa at the Museum

Dates: 
12/11/2021
Time: 
11:00am - 4:00pm

Location:

345 Washington St
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 224-4222

Location:

865 Birch Street
Lino Lakes, MN, 55014
United States

Phone:

651-481-0220

Organization:

Minnesota Orchestra

Location:

1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
United States

Phone:

612.371.5600

Organization:

Big Rock Creek

Location:

1674 State Highway 87
St. Croix Falls, MN, 54024
United States

Phone:

715-501-8172

Miracle At Big Rock

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Open Mon-Wed for DRIVE THROUGH ONLY from 4:30pm-10pm, Open Thursday for WALK THROUGH ONLY + activities from 4pm-10pm

Organization:

Location:

401 Harrison St NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55413
United States

Phone:

(612) 860-3678

North Pole Express - Friends of the 261

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Time slots vary

Organization:

Artem Haus

Location:

500 North Pine St. #104
Chaska, MN, 55318
United States

Phone:

612-293-9183

Paint Your Own Ornament

Dates: 
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
During business hours - check website for hours

Organization:

Northtown Mall

Location:

398 Northtown Drive
Blaine, MN, 55434
United States

Phone:

(763) 786-9705

Photos with Santa - Northtown Mall

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Times vary.

Organization:

Maplewood Mall

Location:

3001 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN, 55109-1200
United States

Phone:

(651) 770-3863

Photos with Santa at Maplewood Mall

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Times vary

Location:

501 W 78th St P.O. Box 100
Chanhassen, MN, 55317
United States

Phone:

(952) 934-1525

Rock & Roll Xmas Spectacular - Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Show times vary

Organization:

Vision of Wallkill

Location:

14 Central Avenue
Wallkill, NY, 12589
United States

Phone:

(845)527-6230

Santa Drive-Thru at Shawangunk Town Hall

Dates: 
12/05/2021
Time: 
3:00pm

Location:

10 Southdale Center
Edina, MN, 55435
United States

Phone:

(952) 925-7874

Santa Photo Experience at Southdale Center

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

193 Pennsylvania Ave E
Saint Paul , MN, 55130
United States

Phone:

(715) 755-3570

Santa's Train Shop 2021 - Minnesota Transportation Museum

Dates: 
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
12/11/2021
Time: 
10 AM - 4 PM

Location:

See website for a location near you!
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Various locations, TX, .
United States

Phone:

(800)227-7776

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Northtown Mall

Location:

398 Northtown Drive
Blaine, MN, 55434
United States

Phone:

(763) 786-9705

Sensitive Santa - Northtown Mall

Dates: 
12/05/2021
Time: 
10 - 11:30 am

Organization:

Maplewood Mall

Location:

3001 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN, 55109-1200
United States

Phone:

(651) 770-3863

Sensitive Santa at Maplewood Mall

Dates: 
12/05/2021
Time: 
9 am - 10:30 am

Organization:

Location:

3121 150th St. W.
Shakopee, MN, 55369
United States

Phone:

(952) 270-6293

Sever’s Holiday Lights Drive Thru

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Sun - Thur 5pm – 9pm Fri - Sat 5pm – 10pm

Location:

345 Washington St
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 224-4222

Organization:

Location:

3300 Tanadoona Dr
Excelsior, MN, 55331
United States

The Northern Express - Excelsior Village

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Mall of America

Location:

60 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN, 55425
United States

Phone:

952.883.8800

The Santa Experience - The Mall of America

Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
Times vary, reservation needed.

Organization:

Northtown Mall

Location:

398 Northtown Drive
Blaine, MN, 55434
United States

Phone:

(763) 786-9705

The Sleigh Belle Dancers - Northtown Mall

Dates: 
12/05/2021
Time: 
1 - 2 pm

Organization:

Xcel Energy Center

Location:

199 West Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Xcel Energy Center

Dates: 
12/27/2021
Time: 
3 & 8 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Musical Alice in Wonderland - Ross Petty Productions

Dates: 
12/18/2021
12/19/2021
Time: 
Watch any time from 12:01am Saturday NT (Newfoundland Time) to 11:59pm PST (Vancouver Time) Sunday

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Santa Experience - Woody Acres

Dates: 
12/07/2021
12/14/2021
12/21/2021
Time: 
6:30pm EST

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Tree Lighting - City of Westminster

Dates: 
12/06/2021
Time: 
6:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Watercolour Painting Winter Camp for Kids (5+)

Dates: 
12/20/2021
12/21/2021
12/22/2021
Time: 
10:00-11:30AM

Organization:

Bethel University

Location:

3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN, 55112
United States

Phone:

651.638.6400