Whether you like the amazing lights of Christmas, fun holiday shows or listening to Christmas carols, there is plenty to do in the Twin Cities area during this holiday season. Here are just a few...

HOLIDAY TRAIN 2017

About: The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will return to St. Louis Park Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017,  stopping at West Lake Street and Library Lane! Festivities include activities, hot food and beverages, and music by Tim Mahoney
When: December 10 | The festivities start at 5:30 p.m. | The Holiday Train’s estimated arrival is 6:15 p.m.
Where: West Lake St. & Library Lane, St. Louis Park
Price: The event is free, but attendees are asked to bring food or financial donations for the local food shelf–St. Louis Park Emergency Program (STEP).


ILLUMINATION: LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

About: Gather your family and friends and celebrate light at the darkest time of the year! Illumination: Light Up the Night is a new winter tradition that brings light to Minnesota’s darkest season. They’ll dim the lights, give you a flashlight, and invite you to see the museum you love in a whole new way. Explore things that glow, try your hand at light painting, make glow-in-the-dark slime and glowing lightsabers, experiment with shadows and color, enjoy a glowing cocktail, and much, much more. Let's Light Up the Night!
When: December 21-23 | 5-9pm
Where: Science Museum of Minnesota
Price: Buy Tickets Now! 


HOLIDAY LIGHTS TROLLEY TOUR

About: Start a Holiday tradition in the Twin Cities Holiday Trolley. Go on a Public Tour or rent it out for a private rise around the cities. Enjoy holiday music and treats and you ride past the best decorations in town. This trolley tour is sure to get everyone into the holiday spirit!
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in December
Where: Around Minneapolis and St. Paul
Price: $25 for ages 17 and under | $30 for adults | Buy Tickets Now!


A CHRISTMAS CAROL AT GUTHRIE THEATER

About: Enjoy the classic holiday favorite with the whole family. Get the kids excited for the holidays with Charles Dickens haunting tale while treating yourself to a night out!
When: November 14 – December 30, 2017
Where: Guthrie Theater
Price: Starting as low as $15
Purchase Tickets


MINNESOTA BOYCHOIR: ANNUAL WINTER CONCERT

About: Come support (and listen to!) the amazingly talented MN Boychoir in their annual winter show. The choir group has been around for 56 seasons, visited 5 continents and currently has 157 boys singing. Perfect for musically inclined kids!
When: December 17, 2017 | 7 – 8:30pm
Where: Tedd Mann Concert Hall
Price: Freewill Donation