For the Kids

Winter Extravaganza Skating Exhibition

The Lake Minnetonka Figure Skating Club presents its 17th annual "Winter Extravaganza" figure skating exhibition on Saturday, December 7 from 12:45 to 4 p.m. Skaters perform competition and holiday skating programs, and the Windjammers Synchronized Skating Teams skate their new routines. Also features a "Chuck-A-Puck" event, holiday boutique, silent auction, "share the pot" raffle, and complimentary refreshments. Free and for all ages. Minnetonka Ice Arena, 3401 Williston Road, Minnetonka.

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Stops at Union Depot

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will stop at Union Depot on Tuesday, December 10 for a musical performance. Attendees are encouraged to bring cash or a healthy food donation to benefit local food shelves. Canadian Pacific is committed to raising awareness about filling community food shelves with heart-healthy foods.

Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting + Movie Night

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.

Okee Dokee Brothers

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!

Sever’s Fall Festival

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.

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

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.

Excelsior Apple Day Festival

​A lakeside festival celebrating community, featuring locally produced food, art, antiques, handcrafts and a good old-fashioned street dance.
 

Minnesota State Fair

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. 

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