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Your Year-End Events Guide for Minneapolis and the Twin Cities Area: December 29th, 30th, and 31st

Brace Helgeson

Happy holidays! The year-end rush and festivity is now upon us, with just a few days left in 2017. Haven’t hammered out your New Year’s plans just yet? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. No matter what your tastes may be, there’s always something brewing the Twin Cities area to keep you entertained. From the suburbs of Eden Prairie to the hearts of Minneapolis and St. Paul, there’s no shortage of liveliness to keep you buzzing this year-end holiday season.


Friday, December 29th

Wells Fargo Winter Skate

Rice Park in Downtown St. Paul, MN

Here’s the perfect way to get out on the ice before the New Year comes calling. Join other festive folks at Rice Park in St. Paul to rent ice skates at this winter wonderland. The space is open to children and families, and rates are affordable at $4 for skate rentals, or free if you have a Wells Fargo credit or debit card. This makes it a great bang-for-your-buck slice of entertainment for the whole family that will have you feeling in the holiday spirit, too. For more information on this event, please click here.


Saturday, December 30th

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis, MN

Though Christmas may have passed a few days prior, there’s no replacement for a nice afternoon at the theater. Join locals taking in a show at the Children’s Theater Company’s lively production of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Tickets range from $15 to $75 and theater-goers can enjoy a Dr. Seuss classic brought to life on stage. What a perfect way to loop in the whole family for a sit-down show that will dazzle the audience. For more information on this event, or to purchase tickets in advance, please click here.


Sunday, December 31st

2018 Uptown NYE

Calhoun Beach Club in Minneapolis, MN

Looking to dance the night away this New Year’s Eve? Join others ringing in 2018 at this lively event. DJ sets at an award-winning venue with affordable general admission ticket prices (just $20) will ensure that you’re in the hottest spot as the year comes to a close. At the center of this trendy Uptown neighborhood, you’ll be right at home in the party. For more information on this event or to purchase tickets, visit the event website here.


At Helgeson Platzke Real Estate Group, we are proud to be a member of Eden Prairie’s esteemed small business community. Since 1995, we’ve offered the very best in Twin Cities real estate, earning our community’s trust as the #1 Sales Team in the Eden Prairie area. With over 4,500 homes sold, our staff has both the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure that your home ownership goals are delivered. So, if you’re considering buying or selling your Eden Prairie area home this summer, now is the time to enlist the help of a real estate professional who can help you make the most of this season’s extraordinary market.

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