The Holiday Tree Lighting celebration will begin with entertainment and holiday activities then move outside to the North Plaza for the annual tree lighting celebration followed by a celebratory fireworks display. Afterwards, stay for a Holiday Movie Night double feature of holiday favorites Elf then The Polar Express. Read more about Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting + Movie Night
For the Kids
The most enchanted holiday event is coming to The Shoppes of Arbor Lakes.
Are you ready to dance and sing with your favorite storybook friends? How about meeting a special guest to talk about what you’d like for Christmas? Maybe even get a makeover from your favorite princess? Then get your early bird tickets now!
More details and updates to come... Be sure to check back.
*** Royal VIP Tea Party *** Read more about Holiday Ball with Santa
Dine & Donate
Rock Elm Tavern in Maple Grove is giving 50% of all sales to CROSS Services on Monday, October 21st.
Dine in, order food online for pickup or delivery. Rock Elm Tavern.com
All purchases count towards 50% to CROSS.
Gift card drawings throughout the day!
When you dine at ROCK ELM, your children can participate in the following activities!
Pumpkin Decorating, Home Depot Kids' Workshop and DoJo Karate's Bouncy House (Weather Permitting)
Maple Grove Location
15641 Grove Circle N Read more about Dine & Donate
Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Now, as the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they write songs to encourage kids and families to get outside and get creative. Their brand new album Winterland is a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun! Read more about Okee Dokee Brothers
Join Sever’s over MEA break for some fall fun. From corn pits to hay rides, there’s seasonal activities for the whole family. Take on the infamous corn maze or find your future jack-o-lantern waiting for you in the pumpkin patch.
Read more about Sever’s Fall Festival
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Read more about Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event
Keep it classic this year and start your morning off with Tom Thumb donuts or shake it up with all new DIY donut flights from the Hangar. Whether you’re visiting the award-winning livestock barns or taking a turn on the giant slide, be sure to keep sunscreen applied and one hand free at all times for that next new confection on-a-stick. Read more about Minnesota State Fair
AARP Minnesota will be hosting the Fifth Annual Movie Night at the Ballpark at St. Paul’s CHS Field on August 1st, where we will be screening A League of Their Own (rated PG). Moviegoers can take in the event in the stands or they can bring a blanket to enjoy the movie from the outfield of the park. The event is free to movie-lovers of any age, family-friendly and inclusive to all, and a fantastic way to connect to the richness and heart of St. Paul. Read more about Movie Night at the Ballpark