Your Guide to the Holidays

Holiday, Holiday Shopping, Winter

It is that time of year again where the snow begins to fly and our streets are lit up with lights – the holiday season has arrived! Not only are the holidays a joyous time, but many of us find this time of year more stressful than ever, so we have taken the liberty to put together your guide to the holidays to help make things cheerful, not stressful.

View our guide to the holidays for everything from events, hotel stays, party rooms, shopping, and much more!

Your Guide to the Holidays


Like most of us shopping is likely on your mind and Roseville is the perfect spot to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list today. Not only is Rosedale Center a huge mall with tons of stores to choose from, but we also have a wide variety of small locally owned shops throughout the city to check out. View some of our favorite places to get your holiday shopping done here.


Make a little vacation out of your holiday shopping trip and plan to stay. Roseville is perfectly positioned as a central location just close enough to Minneapolis and St. Paul, but just far enough away to stay free of the traffic, crowds and the increased cost of paying for parking. Yes, that’s right you will find free parking in Roseville. Oh and did we mention the taxes are much lower as well? Most of our local Roseville hotels also include amazing amenities like free breakfast and indoor pools.

You will definitely will get the most bang for your buck by staying in our beautiful city.

Here are some options for your stay in Roseville: 

  • Avid – Part of IHG rewards program and pet friendly!
  • Country Inn & Suites – Part of Radisson hotels and has the option to rent a meeting room
  • Courtyard by Marriott – Use your Marriott Bonvoy points for your stay to save more for holiday shopping
  • DoubleTree by Hilton – Complimentary shuttle within a 5 mile radius of the hotel 
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites – Part of the Marriott hotel family
  • Hampton Inn – EV chargers available onsite
  • Holiday Inn Express – Part of the IHG rewards program
  • Home2 Suites – Part of the Hilton hotel family
  • Residence Inn by Marriott – Offers and packages available

Learn more about each hotel here.

Party Rooms

Whether you are planning a corporate event or are looking for a space to hold a private holiday party for friends and family, Roseville is the perfect location to meet in the middle. Here are some options:


Who doesn’t like a good deal? We know we do! Check out the latest deals in Roseville to help you save money this holiday season. 


Goldy’s Locker Room | 30% Off Any One Regular Priced Item

Landmarket Gift Shop | 20% Off All Purchases of Items $5 or More

Mall of America | 50% Off 2022 Mall of America® Coupon Book

Things to do

Hidden MN | Play One Game, Get Second Game 10% Off

Food and Drinks

Dunkin’ | 10% Off Your Order

Mudslingers Drive Thru Coffee | 20% Off First Order

Red’s Savoy Pizza | Carryout Special | Large 1-Topping Pizza & Garlic Cheese Bread for $22.99

Bent Brewstillery | Buy 1, Get 1 FREE Draft Beer


Avid Hotel | 15% Off Rack Rate

Country Inn & Suites | 15% Off Regular Rates

Courtyard Marriott | 15% Off the Best Available Rate

DoubleTree by Hilton Roseville/Minneapolis | 15% Off the Best Available Rate

Fairfield Inn & Suites | 10% Off the Rack Rate

Hampton Inn Roseville | 15% Off

Holiday Inn Express Roseville | 15% Off

Home2 Suites Roseville | 15% Off


The UPS Store | $2 Off UPS Shipping

Winter Events and Happenings

For Children

Meet Santa at Rosedale Center

November 16 – December 24

Santa Claus is coming to town! Santa Paws for pets on Mondays 4-7PM. Get an entire downloadable photo package for $39.99. Select A Reservation Date Before December 10th and Automatically Receive a $7 Discount!

Santa Brunch

Dec 11, 2022  10am-1pm at Axel’s Roseville, 2540 North Cleveland Avenue Roseville, MN 55113 

Brunch includes breakfast dishes, grilled chicken, sweet potatoes, fish and more. $26.95/pp.

Cookies and Cocoa with Kris Kringle

December 3 at the Cedarholm Community Building

See Santa and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa. Bring a camera and capture a photo of the kids with Santa. Decorate a cookie and create a festive craft. An adult must accompany children throughout the event.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

November 18 – December 27 at Stages Theatre Company

Beauty and the Beast

November 30 – December 31 at Ordway Center

For All Ages

Holiday Craft Fair

December 3-4 10am-4pm at Roseville City Hall

More than 50 crafters and artists selling all hand-made items, perfect for holiday giving. Vendor fees go to the Harriet Alexander Nature Center.

A Servants’ Christmas

November 19 – December 18 at the History Theatre

GLOW Holiday Festival

November 23 – January 1 at CHS Field

Holidays on the Hill

November 25 – December 31 at James J. Hill House

European Christmas Market

November 25 – December 18 at Union Depot