Take flight with Santa Claus and his reindeer in this immersive experience. The virtual flight ride takes families on a magical ride with limbs dangling 10 to 40 feet above ground in a specialized vehicle. Chase elves and visit the workshop at the North Pole as the ride moves in concert with the film, which plays on a four-story spherical screen. Riders will get the feeling of flight with added special effects of mist, wind and even scents. Mall hours, Mall of America, Bloomington. $14.95-$18.95. flyover-america.com.
Folkways of the Holidays
Discover the holiday traditions of 19th-century Minnesotans through performances, tours and crafts. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun.; $5-$8. The Landing, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee. 763-559-6700. threeriverspark district.org.
Watch Santa as he dives into the aquarium to swim with sea life. 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. today. $14.99-$38.48. Sea Life Minnesota, Mall of America, Interstate 494 and Cedar Av. S., Bloomington. 952-883-0202. visitsealife.com.
Candy Cane Hunt
Search for candy canes hidden by Santa’s elves. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and enjoy winter games and treats. 1-4 p.m. today. $6. Silverwood Park, 2500 County Road E, St. Anthony. 763-559-6700. threeriversparkdistrict.org.
Ski with Santa
Santa will be skiing the slopes with families. Enjoy a specialty warm drink inside Paul’s Pub. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun. $55-$60. Afton Alps, 6600 Peller Av. S., Hastings. 651-436-5245. aftonalps.com.