Your Twin Cities Guide to the Weekend – January 14-16, 2022

Twin Cities Guide to the Weekend - Jan 2022

What’s on your schedule for the weekend? We’ve got you covered with this Twin Cities Weekend Guide! It may be cold but that never stops us Minnesotans, eh? Plus, we all know that getting kids out in the fresh air makes for fabulously long nap times!

Check out these activities below and be sure to tag us over on social with your photos!


MN Ice Castles @ New Brighton, MN

January 14 @ 11:30 AM – January 16 @ 9:00 PM

Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in five cities across North America. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more.


Ice Palace Maze @ Stillwater, MN

January 14 @ 12:00 PM – January 16 @ 10:00 PM

With over 800,000 pounds of ice, the Ice Palace MAZE is a safe and fun outdoor family winter event. HUGE ICE SLIDE! An optional reward for those who conquer the MAZE. Fun for kids of ALL ages!


Winter Lights @ The Arboretum

January 14 @ 5:00 PM – January 16 @ 10:00 PM

Get outside and enjoy the crisp, fresh air of a winter evening, as you experience 16 outdoor light displays, featuring flowers, nature and winter fun, on an accessible, stroller-friendly walk that’s just over a half-mile. Warm up midway through the walking tour at a bonfire and roast marshmallows over the fire — s’mores packages will be for sale. Artist Jennifer Hedberg’s luminescent ice sculptures will also be part of the display. Embrace all that a Minnesota winter has to offer — dress for the weather!


Nature Illuminated @ MN Zoo

January 14 @ 5:00 PM – January 16 @ 9:30 PM

Back by popular demand, Nature Illuminated is a magical narrated journey through brilliant, oversized lit displays of your favorite animals. Join us for the return of this light— spectacular of the wildest kind. Reserve your tickets now for the driving tour or our new walking experience!


Looking for more places to go? Maybe you have a fun event to share in the Twin Cities area? Visit our Events Calendar on the main page!

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