1. Step into the exquisite Regency era at The Queen’s Ball: A Bridgerton Experience
It’s no secret that the Bridgerton Experience has enthralled fans across the United States and Canada. This memorable immersive ball has welcomed fans into the Regency era in Denver, Washington D.C, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Montreal, and Toronto. Now Minneapolis can prepare to party at a ball decked out in Regency-era splendor for a limited time!
Produced by Netflix and Fever, guests can interact with some of the most famous scenes of the top-rated Netflix series, like the Wisteria tunnel and the Modiste. At the ball, guests can also participate in elaborate ballroom performances and interact with Her Majesty the Queen while perfecting their bows and curtsies. This memorable experience is only here until December 30th, so do make haste, as this invitation of the century is selling out quickly!
Location: Lighthouse ArtSpace Minneapolis (1515 NE Central Ave, Minneapolis, MN
Don’t miss the opportunity to find a well-thought out gift for everyone on your Christmas list at the curated Textile Center Holiday Gallery Shop now open until December 24th. This charming shopping experience has over 100 artisans featuring unique gifts like textile goods, wall art, ornaments, and more!
Location: 3000 University Ave. SE #100, Minneapolis, MN 55414
3. Plan your visit to see The Trans-Siberian Orchestra during the holidays
The iconic Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve is kicking off a 60-city winter tour with stops in DC, Dallas, Sacramento, and of course, they’re making a stop in St. Paul, Minnesota at Xcel Energy Center on December 23rd with an afternoon and evening show. Paul O’Neill conceptualized this rock opera showcase in the mid-90s, making it one of the most popular musical acts in the world. So far, they’ve sold over 10 million albums and played for more than 100 million people in over 80 cities, so don’t miss your chance this holiday season to see them!
Location: Xcel Energy Center, 1199 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102
4. Enjoy an enchanting night out at a beautiful venue under the dimly-lit hue of candlelight at one of these exceptional concerts
This winter, the beloved concert series known simply as “Candlelight” invites everyone to relive the most outstanding musical works by top musicians in an incredibly unique atmosphere with hundreds of flickering candles. Candlelight Concerts have had enormous success worldwide—in cities like Paris, Barcelona, New York, and of course, right here in Minneapolis, at some of the city’s most breathtaking venues. Don’t miss some upcoming options this winter!See the full list of Candlelight Concerts taking place in Minneapolis here.
5. Be dazzled by spectacular lights at the Minneapolis Landscape Arboretum
Minneapolis Landscape Arboretum is always a magical place to visit, and during the holiday season, dare we say, it’s even more enchanting. Until January 1st, visit the arboretum, which showcases the gardens in an explosion of light and color for the holidays. This experience has been there to help Minneapolis families celebrate the most magical time of year for years, so plan to come out and see a spectacular-and-colorful show while carving out time at the S’mores village.
Secure your tickets before it sells out!
6. Christmas in Color: Drive Though This Bright Animated Light Show at Valleyfair
Valleyfair in Minneapolis has come alive with millions of Christmas lights you can drive through, all synchronized to your favorite holiday music until January 1st. You and your family will spot whimsical snowmen and massive candy canes as you pass through the spectacular arched pathways that light up with magical lights along this must-see Christmas journey.
Learn more about this magical tradition here.
7. Nature Illuminated at the Minnesota Zoo
Through January 16th, you’ll want to visit the Minnesota Zoo for a unique drive-thru or walking tour experience. Not only will you see a stunning light show and large beautifully-lit installations, but the zoo highlights some of the beloved endangered animals, showing you what you can do to make a difference for the world’s wildlife creatures.