Event Schedule

We are excited to bring Holidazzle moments back to downtown Minneapolis this winter. Join us for Holidazzle moments this holiday season throughout mpls downtown including food, beverages, shopping, entertainment, fireworks and more in Loring Park.

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2022 Holidazzle dates:
Fridays through Sundays, November 25-December 18

Friday, November 25-Sunday, November 27

Friday, December 2-Sunday, December 4

Friday, December 9-Sunday, December 11

Friday, December 16-Sunday, December 18

Fridays from 5 p.m.9 p.m.
Saturdays from 12 p.m.9 p.m. | Sundays from 12 p.m.6 p.m.


*** Plan your trip to Holidazzle! Park at Mpls College or at the Mpls Sculpture Garden for a $5 or less flat rate. On Saturdays from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm, a shuttle will be available to and from the Mpls Sculpture Garden and Holidazzle. Metro Transit is offering Free Ride Passes on Saturdays. Click here to learn more about Mpls College and Mpls Sculpture Garden parking information or to print or download your Metro Transit Saturday Free Ride Pass. ***


*** Crayola Experience, Mall of America is providing coloring sheets, crayons and markers inside the Fulton Beer Garden at Holidazzle! And you can also download the coloring pages right here. Click here and print 5 different coloring pages, which also includes $5 off General Admission at Crayola Experience, Mall of America. ***


Holidazzle has something for everyone. Here are recommendations on How to Holidazzle: Family Fun | Night On The Town | Holiday Cheer | Shop Local | Fridays | Saturdays | Sundays


Holidazzle Fireworks presented by Xcel Energy

Join us for winter fireworks at the Holidazzle Fireworks presented by Xcel Energy this holiday season!


Saturday, November 26 | 7:15 PM

Saturday, December 3 | 7:15 PM

Saturday, December 10 | 7:15 PM

Saturday, December 17 | 7:15 PM


Amusement Rides in Loring Park

Holidazzle is bringing fun experiences to Loring Park this holiday season. Enjoy amusement rides under the skyline at Holidazzle in Loring Park.

kids zone

Take In The Kids Zone

Don’t miss out on the Holidazzle Kids Zone, which will include a collection of fun activities for all ages and abilities to enjoy. The Kids Zone at Holidazzle is a huge hit for young and old enjoying a holiday night out, and this year the Kids Zone will be equipped with fun slides, mazes, haybales and more.


Meet Santa Claus

He’s here during ALL Holidazzle hours!

Visit Santa at Holidazzle! He’ll be visiting and will be taking photos, hearing your wish list and spreading holiday cheer. Stop by and meet Santa this winter during all Holidazzle hours! ** Note: Santa will be arriving at 1 pm on Saturday, December 10. **


Are you ready for the Yeti? Enjoy The Interactive Illuminated Installation

Enjoy the Holidazzle Yeti, an Interactive Illuminated Art Installation and Christopher Lutter-Gardella creation this holiday season in mpls downtown. The Yeti will dazzle you during your visit to Holidazzle with its size and its creativity. The Yeti was created with recycled materials including steel and aluminum, up-cycled mattress packing waste, pine lumber, up-cycled window screening and more. It stands nearly 17-feet-tall and weighs about 340 pounds!


Enjoy activities in the Fulton Beer Garden and throughout Holidazzle!

There is so much to do each day throughout Holidazzle. In the Fulton Beer Garden, enjoy fun activities for all ages, including watching the big games on Saturday and Sunday on our taproom TVs, card games, cribbage, puzzles, Jenga, live music, bingo and more. Enjoy your favorite Fulton Beer offerings including Lonely Blonde, Chill City, Sweet Child of Vine, Snow Emergency Stout, Moon Howler, Blood Orange Hard Seltzer, G&T Cocktail, and Bloody Beers on Sundays. Plus, don’t miss the activities below throughout Holidazzle.


Fridays: Drag Queen Bingo at Fulton Beer Garden (6 pm – 8 pm) Stop by each Friday night and enjoy a fantastic evening of bingo with Barb and Maxi.


Fridays: A Capella Sing-Offs (7 pm) On the final three Friday nights (December 2, December 9 and December 16) on the Holidazzle Stage, we’ll have two local A Capella groups sing-off. Each group will get to perform three songs, and the Holidazzle audience will vote to select the winners. The final A Capella Sing-Off on Friday, Dec. 16 will feature the winners from the previous two weeks!


Fridays and Saturdays: Roller Skating (5 pm – 9 pm) Don’t miss out on free winter roller skating throughout the Holidazzle season. Bring your own roller skates or enjoy free rentals (first come-first served) and roller skate on the Loring Park basketball court.


Saturdays and Sundays: Animal Rescues (1-3 pm) Each Saturday and Sunday at Holidazzle, stop by the Fulton Beer Garden and meet animals from our local shelters. Weekend visitors include pets from Mpls Animal Care and Control (Nov. 26), Happy Tails Rescue (Nov. 27), Underdog Rescue, MN (Dec. 3), Retrieve a Golden of the Midwest (Dec. 4), Pet Haven MN (Dec. 10), Minnesota Boxer Rescue (Dec. 11), Save-A-Bull Rescue MN (Dec. 17) and Midwest Animal Rescue (Dec. 18).


Sundays: Snowga with YWCA Minneapolis (12:30-1:15 pm) Join YWCA Minneapolis for outdoor Yoga in the snow! Move with your breath to warm your body, mind and spirit. Dress for the weather and add some seasonal bling. A yoga mat is not necessary. Class is best suited for ages 10 and up. No registration necessary.


Sundays: Holidazzle Giveaways (while supplies last) Each week at Holidazzle, you can leave your Sunday outing in Loring Park with fantastic giveaways! This year’s giveaways include $5 Midtown Global Market gift cards (Friday, Nov. 25 beginning at 5 pm), Holidazzle yeti stuffed animal (Sunday, Nov. 27 beginning at 12 pm), dog bandana (Sunday, Dec. 4 beginning at 12 pm), portable pet water bottles (Sunday, Dec. 11 beginning at 12 pm), and Holidazzle moose stuffed animal (Sunday, Dec. 18 beginning at 12 pm). Grab yours while supplies last!


Sunday, Dec. 4: Pet Costume Contest at Fulton Beer Garden (3:30-4:30 pm) Your pets are always welcome at Holidazzle but on Sunday, December 4 we will take it to another level. The first 100 pet owners on site will receive a Holidazzle branded dog swag. Dress your dog in their favorite costume and enter them into the costume contest in the heated Fulton Beer Tent. There will be prizes for the top three chosen by our judges. Don’t forget to get your free photo with Santa and your best fury friend. It will be the most epic dog day! Click here to register today!


Saturdays and Sundays (Nov. 26-27, Dec. 4, Dec. 10-11, Dec. 17-18) : Meet the Donkeys with Save the Brays Donkey Rescue Get to know rescue donkeys up close thanks to Save the Brays. Donkeys will be on site each Saturday and Sunday, and they will be available to pet and get to know up close. *** Note: Donkeys will not be on site December 10 ***


Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-18: Alpaca animals on site Come visit us during the final two weekends of Holidazzle and meet our other friendly Alpacas on site!


Dec. 9 and Dec. 16: Carriage rides courtesy of Friends of Loring Park Enjoy carriage rides in Loring Park courtesy of Friends of Loring Park from 5-8 pm on December 9 and December 16.


Sundays (Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18) : Mpls Fire and Rescue Trucks Check out the Mpls Fire Department trucks and other City rescue vehicles up close for free at Holidazzle!


Sunday Dog Market Vendors: Holidazzle will host dog market vendors each Sunday. Stop by and visit the following: November 27: ZoZo&Co., Must be Ruff, BARKUTERIE Box; December 4: RestartReuse, James Powell Art; December 11: ZoZo&Co., Must be Ruff, Guys and Ties, Fuzzbutt Boutique, Squirrel!, Sarah Jane’s Makery, Animals Fur Days, Treat Me Too Dog Treats; December 18: BARKUERIE Box, Guys and Ties


Sunday Brunch: Bring your Sunday Funday Brunch plans to Holidazzle and enjoy a Bloody Beer in our Fulton Beer Garden. Pair these delightful beverages with great brunch food offerings from our Holidazzle vendors.



2022 Holidazzle Events Schedule and Performances


  • Friday, November 25 

  • Saturday, November 26 

  • Sunday, November 27 

  • Friday, December 2 

  • Saturday, December 3 

  • Sunday, December 4 

  • Friday, December 9 

  • Saturday, December 10 

  • Sunday, December 11 

  • Friday, December 16 

  • Saturday, December 17 

  • Sunday, December 18