I love taking my wife and kids to visit all of the amazing Christmas attractions that pop up in Minnesota and Wisconsin this time of year. Watching my kids' eyes light up when they see millions of lights or when they get to talk to Santa is my favorite thing about the holidays.

We're less than seven weeks away from Christmas and many of these attractions will be opening soon. One of them grew even bigger last year by adding 2-million additional lights to its already massive display! It is definitely a must-see holiday attraction and organizers have just announced the opening date.

In 2021, Sam's Christmas Village added 2-million lights brining the total number of bright bulbs on display up to 8-million! Check out what this magical winter wonderland looks like in the images below.

Sam's Christmas Village Features 8-Million Lights!

If you are looking for something fun, festive, and safe to do you should take your family to Sam’s Christmas Village! 


Imagine all of the incredible memories you'll make with your family at a place like Sam's Christmas Village!

Another awesome Holiday attraction that I highly recommend is the Kiwanis Holiday Lights in Mankato. (see pictures below)

It is actually the longest drive-through light show in Minnesota. They have 2-million lights on display and there is no admission charge. (Guests are asked to make a donation which is then given to local charities.)

My family has been going to Mankato to see these lights for the last 8-years and we always have a great time. This attraction also gives guests the option of driving through or walking -  Check out some pictures and find out why you should walk below.

Minnesota’s Longest Drive-Thru Light Show Is In Mankato

The Kiwanis Holiday Light Display is located at Sibley Park in Mankato. The holiday display is free to the public but cash donations are accepted. All money collected is given to area non-profits.

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