We *love* this time of year! There is so much going on and everyone seems to be in a festive mood. Here is a round-up of just some of the markets you’ll find in the Twin Cities this holiday season! Merry everything!
Where: Loring Park 1382 Willow Street, Minneapolis MN
When: Thursdays-Sundays until December 23rd
Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Fridays from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sundays from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
What: A holiday market with food and activities for the whole family!
EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET
Where: Union Depot: St. Paul
240 E Kellog St. Paul, MN
When: Friday-Sunday until Dec. 10th
Friday, Dec. 1: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 3: 12-6 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 8: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 9: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 10: 12-6 p.m.
What: A free event that is based on the traditional Christmas Markets in Europe. There will be a variety of local vendors.
Where: The Norway House: Minneapolis
913 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
When: November 21st- January 7th
Monday’s – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday’s – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday’s – 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday’s – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday’s – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday’s – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday’s – 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
What: Display of beautiful gingerbread houses for everyone to enjoy!
Where: Grand Ave St. Paul, MN 55105
When: Saturday,December 2nd
Breakfast with Santa, 8:30 – 10:30am: Join Santa during a pancake breakfast provided by Tavern on Grand! Attendees are encouraged to bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots.
Annual Art at Ramsey, 10am – 5pm: A juried holiday art fair of quality fine crafts and fine art. The event is sponsored by Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education in cooperation with Artists’ Circle.
Classic Trolley Rides, 11am – 4pm: Take a ride along Grand in style. Trolleys will stop at bus stops.
Holiday Petting Zoo, 10am – 3pm: Swing by Frattallone’s Ace Hardward, 650 Grand to visit some fun, friendly creatures.
Soup Tasting/ Competition, noon – 3pm: Get a taste of Grand ave and sample soups at participating restaurants (until supplies last).
LOCAL MAKERS | ARTISAN MARKETS:
No Coast Craft-o-Rama: Friday, December 1 (3 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and Saturday, December 2 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at the Midtown Global Exchange building 920 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407
The Island of Misfit Makers: Saturday, Dec 2, 2017, (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at the FOOD BUILDING 1401 Marshall Street Northeast Minneapolis, MN 55413
A Handmade Holiday Market: Saturday, December 16 (12 p.m. – 5 p.m.) at Lakes & Legends Brewing Company 1368 Lasalle Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Holiday Market: Saturday, December 16 (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.) at Studio 125 Mpls 1621 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
Published By: Katherine Jensen