We’ve almost made it through 2020, just another month to go. There are still few large events taking place due to Covid, but there are several events in the Twin Cities this November that are virtual as well as socially distanced. Take a look at the list below for November events for the whole family.

Events in the Twin Cities this November

Road-Trip’n Bingo
When: Ongoing
Where: Various MN Locations

Road tripping is fun on its own, but even more fun when you add a little friendly competition. This fall, take a drive on Minnesota’s scenic highways and byways, soak in the fall colors and discover something new along the way with ROAD-TRIP’N BINGO.

Once Upon a Time Gala
When: November 6th, 2020
Where: Landmark Center
75 5th Street W
Saint Paul, MN

Supporting accessible arts & cultural experiences for everyone

Registration is open for the Landmark Center Once Upon A Time Gala is a vibrant celebration in support of Landmark Center and its free and accessible arts and cultural community programming.

Minnesota Landmarks was founded in 1970 to restore and program Landmark Center as a community arts and cultural center, making 2020 our 50th anniversary. To celebrate this anniversary, we hope you will join us on Friday, November 6, 2020 for a 1970s disco-themed evening, proceeds of which will benefit free and accessible community programs at Landmark Center.

Christmas Market at Union Depot
When: November 7th, 2020
Where: Union Depot
214 4th Street East
Saint Paul, MN

The MN Christmas Market is an annual pop-up holiday shopping event that showcases homegrown brands and makers, with a charitable twist. All vendors will donate 7% of sales from the event to a Minnesota charity that fights for kids.

A list of artisans, brands, makers and craftspeople can be found under the “discussion” tab for this page.

With the growing popularity of the MN Christmas Market, we want to empower more customers to do some good with their Christmas shopping dollars. This year we have THREE different chances for you to join us at a MN Christmas Market. At three unique and beautiful venues.

The Chocoholic Frolic 5K/10K
When: November 7th, 2020
Where: Harriet Island
200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd
Saint Paul, MN

Join us chocolate lovers for a 5K/10K unlike anything else! The Chocoholic Frolic 5K is a chip timed race that rewards you with chocolate at the finish line. Just want to take your sweet time? Run, jog, or walk your way through the course!

Schubert Club Courtroom Concert (Virtual Event)
When: November 12, 2020
Where: Virtual Event

Marc Levine, baroque violin
Tulio Rondón, baroque cello and viola da gamba
Tami Morse, harpsichord

Flying Forms is a baroque chamber music ensemble based in Saint Paul. Their concert will feature trios by Italian composer Giovanni Benedetto Platti performed on baroque string instruments and keyboards from the Schubert Club Museum. The concert will also include an in-depth demonstration from Tami Morse on the inner workings of a harpsichord.o

Jazz Fest Live Featuring Alicia Renee’
When: November 12, 2020
Where: Virtual Event

At age 15, Alicia Renee’ began working as a jazz singer in the Twin Cities, performing at festivals, jazz clubs, restaurants, cafes and corporate conferences, and continues to do so today. Alicia has also appeared in several theatrical productions including The Pirates of Penzance at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Since 2017, Alicia has been creating her own covers for voice and ukulele and performing them for fundraisers, restaurants, and conventions like the Midwest Gaming Classic in Milwaukee, WI. Additionally, she is a regular host of shows, including the Star Studio Sing-Along!, a live show that accepts song requests from patients and guests at the Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.

Glow Holiday Festival
When: November 19th, 2020
Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Como Avenue & Canfield Street
Saint Paul, MN

Minnesota’s new wintertime drive-thru is a brilliant event for the whole family. Read on to learn more about their event!

GLOW Holiday Festival is the new drive-thru holiday light experience coming soon to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds presented by GLOW Holiday Festival LLC. The inaugural must-see seasonal attraction will take place for 46 consecutive nights kicking off on Nov. 19, 2020 and running through Jan. 3, 2021.

This event is a one-mile drive-thru with a dozen seasonal scenes featuring over a million holiday lights, a 100-foot illuminated tree, icicle and art installations, a festive gingerbread house, and other attractions. After the drive-thru experience, guests will have the chance to purchase a selection of tasty food and drink.

Learn more about GLOW’s event on their website + get tickets! glowholiday.com

Saint Paul Farmers’ Market Thanksgiving Market
When: November 25th, 2020
Where: Saint Paul Farmers’ Market
290 5th Street E
Saint Paul, MN

Pick up your pre-ordered Turkey and Pie while shopping for all your favorite holiday foods!

Our Farmers’ Markets bridge the gap between local growers and the neighboring communities by providing access to healthy foods, and helping to sustain the lifestyle of small, independent farmers, local food makers, and their families.

The SPFM allows only fresh, locally grown produce to be sold, directly from the grower to the consumer, making it unique among many farmers’ markets. The baked goods, artisan foods, confections and other products offered are produced locally as well. In addition to the weekend downtown Saint Paul location, the SPFM operates 19 Neighborhood Markets as well as Winter Markets in downtown and various neighborhood locations. The Saint Paul Farmers’ Market is located at 290 5th Street East in downtown Saint Paul.