Kids Activities in the Minneapolis Minnesota Area | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Sever’s Holiday Lights Drive Thru

Looking for a holiday tradition the whole family will love? Our massive 2,500,000+ holiday light display dances in time to the best songs of the season, and with festive food & drink vendors, it’s pretty much guaranteed to be merry. So go ahead, pile into the car—this is one show everyone will want to see.
Dates: 
11/29/2022
11/30/2022
12/01/2022
Times vary
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Organization:

Sever's Festivals

Location:

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

Phone:

(952) 270-6293

Christmas in Color - Shakopee, MN

Drive through millions of lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you’ll hear right through your radio. Drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. Take your time enjoying this lighting extravaganza - we won’t judge you if you join the kids with your face pressed against the window!
Dates: 
11/29/2022
11/30/2022
12/01/2022
See website for available times.
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Location:

Valleyfair
1 Valleyfair Dr
Shakopee, MN, 55379
United States

Phone:

(888)-540-7065

European Christmas Market at Union Depot

Join us for the 2022 European Christmas Market at Union Depot! More vendors, more space, more Holiday fun! We are very excited to announce that we are back at Union Depot, setting up our magical Christmas Village for four Holiday weekends. We added 20 new vendors and lots of activities for the entire family. Visit the only authentic Christmas Market in Minnesota running through the advent season.
Dates: 
12/02/2022
12/03/2022
12/04/2022
Friday: 4 PM to 9 PM Saturdays: 10 AM to 8 PM Sundays: 11 AM to 6PM
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Organization:

Union Depot

Location:

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

Phone:

651-202-2700

North Pole Express - Friends of the 261

Children and trains go together during the Holiday Season like colorful lights, brightly iced cookies, festively wrapped gifts, family and friends. Please join the nonprofit Friends of the 261 annual journey on the North Pole Express. Our show is brought to you by our excited ALL volunteer crew, Santa and his elves that promises to make this a memorable Holiday Tradition. Climb aboard this holiday train from the past that includes the North Pole and a visit from Santa himself! Avoid the trouble of setting up your old train set around the tree this year and let us provide you with a REAL steam train for the holidays.
Dates: 
12/02/2022
12/03/2022
12/04/2022
Time slots vary
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Organization:

Friends of the 261

Location:

401 Harrison St NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55413
United States

Phone:

(612) 860-3678

Winter Lights 2022 at the Arb

Take time to plan your night at the Arboretum and see the Winter Lights Displays. Stroll outdoors through gardens filled with sparkling nature scenes. So many opportunities from November through January 1st. Stroll through beautiful holiday light displays on this outdoor walking tour through our sparkling winter gardens. Pick up grab and go food items and enjoy the extended hours with the entire family.
Dates: 
12/01/2022
12/02/2022
12/03/2022
5 - 10 pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

612-624-2200

GLOW Holiday Festival at Minnesota State Fairgrounds

GLOW features over a million lights, sElfie Plaza, Enchanted Forest, Bright Bikes, Tremendous Tree, the GLOW Spectacular, and so much more! GLOW will shine bright: Nov. 23, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023. This year, get up close & personal with our newly expanded exhibits because GLOW Holiday has moved to CHS Field!
Dates: 
11/30/2022
12/01/2022
12/02/2022
Time varies, see website for available time slots.
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Location:

CHS Field: St. Paul MN
360 North Broadway Street
St. Paul, MN, 55101
United States

Miracle At Big Rock 2022

Join us at Miracle at Big Rock and Experience good ole' fashioned family fun like never before! Miracle at Big Rock 2022 is going to be an event you don't want to miss! Christmas Lights, Food Trucks, Artisans, Sledding, S'mores. Fireworks, Cocktails, and More!
Dates: 
11/29/2022
11/30/2022
12/01/2022
Open Mon-Wed for DRIVE THROUGH ONLY from 5-9pm, Open Thursday for WALK THROUGH ONLY + activities from 4pm-10pm
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Organization:

Big Rock Creek

Location:

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

Phone:

715-501-8172