11 Winter Festivals In Minnesota That Are Simply Unforgettable

It may not have snowed a ton yet, but winter is coming to Minnesota. That doesn’t mean it’s time to hibernate until spring – just the opposite, actually. As Minnesotans, we have a reputation for keeping optimistic even in the face of harsh winter cold. These 11 unforgettable winter festivals prove that reputation – and they offer fun activities spread throughout the season so that you’ll have something to look forward to even after the holidays end.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Minnesota has so many winter festivals that it’s sometimes hard to squeeze them all in. How many have you attended so far? If you’re looking for more Christmas activities, take a look at this list of 12 enchanting things to do in Minnesota during Christmas.