11 Weird Christmas Traditions You’ll Only Experience In Minnesota

Minnesotans are a quirky bunch. Our way of speaking alone proves that we’re just a bit different from even our closest neighbors. And when it comes to the holidays, we don’t stop showing our quirks. From food to shopping to entertainment, Minnesotans have Christmas traditions that set us apart from others. Here’s our list of 11 offbeat holiday traditions you might run into in Minnesota this year.

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Does your family have any special traditions? Let us know in the comments! If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy Christmas in Minnesota, take a peek at this 2016 Minnesota Christmas bucket list.