European Christmas Market

One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is by visiting the annual European Christmas Market located inside St. Paul’s historic Union Depot. Vendors from around the world offer unique handmade gifts, ornaments, and decorations that you won’t find anywhere else. Sip on hot mulled wine or hot chocolate while admiring the sights and sounds of the old-world Christmas market. Don’t forget to snap a photo in front of the massive Christmas tree!

Address: Union Depot 214 4th St. E, St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: (651) 291-4344

Holidazzle Parade

Lining the streets of downtown St. Paul, the annual Holidazzle Parade delightfully brings the magic of the holidays alive. This night time parade takes place the day after Thanksgiving and features whimsical floats, dance teams, local celebrities, marching bands, Santa sightings, and more. Bundle up and come ready to cheer on the festive parade floats. Our party buses can drop your group off right near the parade route on St. Peter or 10th Street downtown. After taking in the incredible light displays and floats, we’ll be ready to pick you up and continue the holiday celebrations.

Rice Park Tree Lighting Ceremony

Rice Park, located in the heart of downtown St. Paul, hosts an annual tree lighting ceremony to ring in the holiday season. On the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, head down to the park to see St. Paul’s official Christmas tree glow for the first time this season. Carolers, free hot beverages, and Santa himself make this a merry event for all ages. Party Bus St. Paul can provide transportation for your crew to this beloved St. Paul tradition. We’ll get your group to Rice Park with time to spare so you can get cozy under the tree before the 5:30 PM lighting ceremony.

Address: Rice Park 109 W 4th St, St. Paul, MN 55102

Holiday Lights Trolley Tour

One of the best ways to see St. Paul dressed up in all its holiday splendor is aboard the Holiday Lights Trolley Tour. This 90-minute tour takes you to see the elaborate light displays adorning the city’s most iconic landmarks and neighborhoods. Experience the magic of Rice Park, the Cathedral of St. Paul, Summit Avenue mansions, and more from the comfort of the heated trolley. Tours depart from Union Depot, making it easy for Party Bus St. Paul to provide round-trip transportation. We can drop your group off right at the trolley stop outside the depot’s east entrance and return once the tour concludes to continue your holiday adventures.

Landmark Center Holiday Events

The gorgeous Landmark Center building hosts family-friendly holiday programming throughout the season. Stop by this historic landmark for Breakfast with Santa, gingerbread house and ornament making workshops, Christmas cookie contests, and various musical performances. Don’t miss the incredible holiday market showcasing local art, jewelry, home goods, food, and more! Party Bus St. Paul transports groups of all sizes to Landmark Center with ease. We’ll get your crew there ready to delight in the holiday activities and events that Landmark Center does so well.

Address: 75 W 5th St, St. Paul, MN 55102

Phone: (651) 292-3225

German Christmas Market at Schell’s Brewery

New in 2022, Schell’s Brewery is hosting an authentic German Christmas market giving you a taste of old-world holiday cheer. Shop traditional crafts and gifts at the wooden huts while enjoying German beers and brats. Kids can visit the reindeer pen for a bit of extra holiday magic. This family-friendly event runs on select days in December.

Address: 3055 Brewery Rd, New Ulm, MN 56073

Phone: (507) 354-2911

Holiday Flower Show at Como Park

The Holiday Flower Show at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in Como Park is a beloved annual tradition for many local families. The conservatory transforms into a poinsettia and evergreen wonderland you have to see to believe. Intricate model trains and replicas of St. Paul landmarks made from plant material add to the magic. Como Park is about a 15 minute drive from downtown St. Paul making Party Bus St. Paul the perfect transportation for your holiday outing. We’ll provide a comfortable ride directly to the front entrance of the conservatory.

Address: Marjorie McNeely Conservatory 1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103

Phone: (651) 487-8200

Wild Lights at the Minnesota Zoo

Bask in the glow of nearly a million dazzling holiday lights at the Minnesota Zoo’s Wild Lights event. As you wind along the festive path of illuminated sculptures and displays, stop to warm up by one of many fire pits with a cup of hot cocoa in hand. This evening event makes for a memorable holiday outing. The zoo provides parking for motorcoaches like our Party Bus St. Paul rentals, making transportation a breeze. Avoid the headache of multiple cars navigating in the dark and let us smoothly get your group to and from this incredible light show.

Address: 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124

Phone: (952) 431-9500

Rent with Party Bus St. Paul to Hit Every Attraction

Public transportation can be unreliable and parking garages expensive during the busy holiday season. For hassle-free transportation to St. Paul’s best holiday happenings, go with Party Bus St. Paul. Our festively-decorated buses keep your group comfortable and on-time to everything on your itinerary. Spread holiday cheer through the city together in style! Call Party Bus St. Paul at (218) 520-3551 to request a quote and reserve your holiday party bus today!