A Victorian Christmas at the Ramsey House
How did the Ramseys celebrate Christmas? This is the time to find out. And hey—your tour includes cookies baked in the home’s wood-fired stove.
A Christmas Memory
Visit the James J. Hill House and witness the beloved Truman Capote story performed by a reader’s theater, including music and a tour of the house. Reservations recommended.
Truly a parade of lights, with life-size fairy tale characters decked out in splendid lit-up costumes. Allow extra time for traffic and parking, and if you’re planning on dining before or after, make reservations.
Winter Nights & Lights Parade
Bring your camp chairs and a thermos of cocoa, and usher in the holiday season with Santa and the Grinch. Stores open for your shopping pleasure.
Holiday Celebration of the Arts
Check out Red Wing’s Anderson Center for this 10th anniversary of this celebration, showcasing more than 60 artists with studio tours, demonstrations, and readings.
The Betsy-Tacy Victorian Christmas
Visit Betsy’s and Tacy’s houses, do a little Christmas shopping, and enjoy a story hour.
Annie’s Swedish Jul Coffee Party
A three-course Swedish coffee party, with the opportunity to learn about Swedish Christmas traditions, at the Gammelgarden Museum. Reservations required.
Celebrate St. Lucia Day the Scandinavian way at the Gammelgarden Museum. Arrive early for church, followed by a Swedish breakfast bord and St. Lucia Day program.
Holidays in the Village
Take a trip back to the 19th century, visit with a Victorian Santa, craft and cooking activities and live music.
Holiday Brunch at Glensheen
Enhance a tour of the gorgeous Glensheen estate with a festive brunch, complete with wassail toast. Reservations recommended.
Take in a holiday-themed tour of the beautiful and historic LeDuc House.
Christmas on the Farm
Explore the historic Kelley Farm with a 75-minute guided tour with hike and horse- or oxen-drawn bobsled or wagon ride. Reservations required.
Hill House Holidays
Enjoy a tour of the James J. Hill House, provided by actors portraying servants of the period, telling stories gleaned from actual Hill House documents.
Historic Bed and Breakfast Inns of Duluth Holiday Tour
Take a tour of seven historical inns of Duluth, all lavishly decked out for the season. Contact the Thomson House for tickets.