For the Kids

Papier Mache Camp

School's out for Presidents Day, so make the best of it with a full-day papier mache mini-camp. Kids will create papier mache bugs, bowls and monsters. It’s going to be a messy time, so dress accordingly. Ages 5–12 years old. 952.974.3438 Read more about Papier Mache Camp

Arctic Fever

Bring out the family to the Arctic Fever festival. Events include a snow sculpting contest, human bowling on ice, dog sled rides, a horse drawn sleigh and more. Get outside and enjoy the winter months with this great event. In addition, there will be a kid’s brunch and party. You can look online to see the schedule of all the events that are taking place. All ages. Times and location vary. 952.960.7900 Read more about Arctic Fever

Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade

Kick off the first day of the historic 2020 MN Winter Carnival with this celebration of lights. Get decked out in all your glow gear and join the parade as it makes its way from the Landmark Center to Kellogg Mall Park. Compete in this year’s new KIDS’ decorating contest by adorning your stroller, a wagon, yourself or other nonmotorized forms of transportation in light. The contest categories include best use of lights, most creative and best Winter Carnival related entry. 651.223.7400 Read more about Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade

Winter Trails Day 2020

Want a day of fun and family time? Come and participate in numerous outdoor activities at Fort Snelling State Park. Activities include ice-fishing, snowshoeing, fat-tire biking, archery and more! All the necessary equipment is provided and make sure to grab a hot chocolate in between activities! All ages. Read more about Winter Trails Day 2020

Riley Crossing Senior Living Winter Wonderland Grand Opening

The area's newest senior living community and child care is inviting residents to join them for its Winter Wonderland Grand Opening on Friday, Jan. 10 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Come see our independent living, assisted living and memory care options for seniors, as well as our intergenerational programming with our child care center. For more information:

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Arboretum Winter Lights

Stroll through beautiful light displays on this walking tour through our sparkling winter gardens.  Warm up near a bonfire and purchase a yummy S'mores kit.  Light are open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 5 - 9 pm. And Dec 23, Dec 26, Dec 30, Jan 1 and Jan 2. Read more about Arboretum Winter Lights


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