5 Holiday Events to Attend Near Minneapolis | Luther Mankato Honda in St. Peter, MN

‘Tis the season to experience everything the Minneapolis area has to offer. From breakfast with jolly St. Nick himself to ice skating, there’s an event for the whole family. 


Luther Mankato Honda, your certified Honda dealer in St. Peter shares some of our favorite holiday events below. 

Make a craft at the American Swedish Institute
The American Swedish Institute is truly a Scandinavian gem to Minneapolis. If you haven’t been before, add it to your holiday event list. This beautiful Swedish castle attracts people from all over Minnesota. It offers all types of classes; you can learn a new language, make a Christmas craft, dance and make a woodcarving. Right now is the best time to visit the institute because it’s all decorated for the holiday season. 

Tour the R.D. Hubbard House
The historic R.D. Hubbard House in Mankato, MN is all decorated for the holiday season, and a guided tour would make a fun family outing. The house is one of the finest examples of the classic Victorian architecture on South Broad Street in Mankato where many industry captains used to live. It was built by R.D. Hubbard, founder of Hubbard Milling Company, the largest flour mill in southern Minnesota. It now belongs to the Blue Earth County Historical Society

Have Breakfast with Santa
Your littles ones are going to love Macy’s breakfast with Santa at the department store’s restaurants. Breakfast will be served at the Minneapolis Skyroom, Southdale Lakeshore Grill and Ridgedale Lakeshore Grill. Hurry and grab your tickets now. 

Hit the Rink
Grab your ice skates and head down to Saint Paul’s Wells Fargo WinterSkate at the historical Landmark Center. If you don’t have confidence in your skating abilities, don’t sweat it. Professional figure coaches will be on hand to help your family brush up on the basics or learn new moves. 

Catch a Trolley in Dakota City
Take a short drive to the Dakota City Heritage Village and experience Christmas in the early 1990s. Just a few of the activities include trolley rides, holiday lights, a meeting with Santa, cooking, wood-working demonstrations and crafts.


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