Sometimes it’s easier to sit back and let someone else do the work for you. Check out these holiday parades and tours that the season brings to Minnesota.
Arli-Dazzle Parade, Arlington
December 3rd at 5:30pm
The parade features over 100 lighted parade displays. Before the parade, they whole community get’s together for other festival activates. They even wrap up with some fireworks.
Christmas Wonderland Parade of Lights, Rushford
December 10th 7pm
Rushford comes alive with Holiday spirit during the holiday parade.
Santa Parade, Taylors Falls
Nov 25 6pm
In addition to their weekend festivities, there is also a parade on Friday night. Avoid the downtown parking by parking over at Interstate Park.
Holiday Lights Tours
Holiday Lights Tour, Bloomington
December 3rd, 10th & 17th
Ride in a deluxe motor coach that takes you around to some of the best holiday light displays the city has to offer.
Costs $30 for adults and $20 for children
Tester Trolley Light Tours, Winona
December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18
Check out the lights of Winona in a trolly. No need to worry about anything, just sit back and enjoy. http://www.trestertrolley.com/
Historic Mayowood Mansion Christmas Tours, Rochester
Nov 8 – Dec 9
See the what the historic Mayowood Mansion looked like during Christmas.
1850s Holiday Party at the Godfrey House, St. Anthony
Visit the oldest remaining wood frame residence in Minneapolis, built in 1849. The house is decorated for the holidays in the modest style of the era.
James J Hill
Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24
Costumed actors portray servant life during the holiday season. During the Gilded Age of Christmas
Holiday Trains Showing, St. Paul
Dec 1-4, 8-11
Get your tickets for the North Pole Express. Tickets will go fast and they are only available for a short time.
Summit Avenue, St. Paul
Create your own Tour. Starting at 1006 Summit Avenue making your way towards St. Paul Cathedral has some spectacular displays.