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Holiday Shopping in the Twin Cities

.You’ve made your list and you’ve checked it twice — now it’s time to get shopping!

Shopping the Twin Cities this holiday season has never been easier, or more fun! From premium outlets to local boutiques, there’s something for everyone on your list.

Stillwater is the perfect shopping destination for gift-givers looking to shop small. With more than 100 independently owned shops and restaurants, Stillwater has something for everyone on your holiday list this season.

Visitors will encounter Santa, reindeer, horse-drawn rides and Victorian-customed carolers strolling throughout the streets! Experience for yourself why Stillwater was named one of the best towns for holiday shopping and celebrations.

Holiday shopping in Edina is wonderful, especially between 50th and France, where visitors can enjoy Southdale Center and the Galleria. Edina offers the most unique and diverse retail shopping experience, all in one city, including:
50th & France Winter Market

Galleria (featuring new stores for the holiday shopping season)

Southdale Center (where guests can visit Santa!)

The holiday season is here, and Roseville’s shopping scene is ready to make your holiday shopping a breeze!

Rosedale Center is your holiday shopping hub with more than 120 retailers offering the latest styles and trends. New this year is Rosedale Center’s Winter Castle. Visit with Santa at the Castle (reservations available) and download the Winter Castle app to experience the magic of augmented reality and take photos with holiday characters and special effects.

Rosedale Center Winter Castle

Rosedale Center Winter Castle

After your shopping is complete, discover OVALumination, a perfect holiday experience, with more than 100 trees decorated top-to-bottom with 200,00 Rainbow Holiday Lights illuminating the OVAL. Enjoy ice skating beneath the lights, or enjoy the view for free.

Check out the holiday shopping packages available now in Roseville.

Minneapolis Northwest
Shop your way through Minneapolis Northwest. With more than 220 stores in the Arbor Lakes shopping district and Maple Grove (along with Albertville Premium Outlets nearby), everyone from bargain hunters to big spenders can get their shopping done — and feel proud of the gifts they give. From popular chains to specialized boutiques, stop by your favorite stores and you’ll be crossing names off your list in no time! Take your gift-giving game to the next level at some of these go-to shopping destinations:
The Woods
Grey Duck Games & Toys
Goldy’s Locker Room
Painted Turtle Chocolatier
Teavana Maple Grove

Historic Downtown Lakeville’s boutique and specialty shops ensure you will find gifts for everyone on your list. Afterward, treat yourself to a “something special” at Mainstreet Coffee & Wine Bare, Lakeville Brewing Company or Angry Inch Brewing. Explore some of these other must-see spots:
Kaleidoscope Boutique
Sacks in the City Boutique
Pink Door Boutique
World of Games
Pizazz Salon & Boutique
Midwest Saddleseat Consignment
Flora Etc.

Eagan is the ultimate retail powerhouse for shopping enthusiasts. Now with a premier outlet mall, Twin Cities Premium Outlets, and a brand-new retail development, Central Park Commons (right in the heart of the city), Eagan is definitely the place everyone is stopping for shopping — especially during the holiday season!

Visit with Santa and his reindeer at Twin Cities Premium Outlets, Sunday, December 3 and Saturday, December 16.

Learn more about why Eagan is your holiday shopping haven.

Holiday shopping at Mall of America (MOA), the nation’s largest retail and entertainment complex, is an experience unlike any other. There’s something for everyone on your list at one of the Mall’s 520 stores. Discover your tradition at MOA this year while enjoying the sights and sounds of the annual Holiday Music Festival, taking a photo with one of the Mall’s three Santa Clauses or donating to a good cause during the Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringer Day. Plus, a special holiday rewards program offers $50 worth of attraction tickets for every $250 spent at Mall of America during the holiday season.

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