Throughout most of December, dozens of Minnesota communities celebrate the holidays by decorating streets, shop windows and Christmas trees with colorful twinkling lights, along with the occasional parade. Other towns host historical reenactments of Christmas celebrations from the past.
Below is a partial list of towns with such celebrations, linked to details on each. For additional events, search through our complete calendar.
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