There are several other public light displays around the Twin Cities and beyond. (Local limousine and tour companies also offer light display tours.)


Canadian Pacific Holiday Train: This lighted attraction will roll through various Minnesota cities from Dec. 5 to 14. When the decorated train comes to a stop, performers offer concerts by the likes of Meghan Patrick, Tanika Charles and Kelly Prescott. Free, but food shelf donations are recommended. For a schedule, go to

CSE Winter Light Show: A 20-minute, 3-D show of more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by students at the University of Minnesota. 5:30, 6 & 6:30 Dec. 14. Free. Civil Engineering Building Courtyard, University of Minnesota, Mpls.

Illumination: For this Winter Solstice celebration, the Science Museum of Minnesota is lit up with colored lights and interactive art. 5-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Dec. 28. $13.95-$19.95. 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights: Walk or roll through this illuminated display in Mankato’s Sibley Park. 5-9 p.m. Sun.-Thu.; 5-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. through Dec. 31. Free, but food and cash donations accepted for local nonprofits. 900 Mound Av., Mankato. ´╗┐´╗┐.

Rice Park: The scenic city park is home to a massive tree lit with thousands of twinkling lights. The park will be aglow nightly through the holiday season. 109 W. 4th St., St Paul.