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Celebrate the Holiday Season at The Saint Paul Hotel!


The holiday season in Minnesota is full of magic, and there’s no better place to experience the festive spirit than at The Saint Paul Hotel. Since 1910, The Saint Paul Hotel has been the epicenter of elegant holiday events in the Twin Cities, and the iconic hotel has become a beloved destination for those looking to immerse themselves in holiday magic.

Read on to learn more about the incredible holiday events in the Twin Cities and exceptional holiday hospitality experiences at The Saint Paul Hotel!

Gorgeous Holiday Decorations

Every year right before Thanksgiving, The Saint Paul Hotel is transformed into a winter wonderland, with breathtaking holiday decorations everywhere you look. The Hotel’s grand lobby is set aglow by sparkling lights, festive garlands, warm fireplaces, and a magnificent fresh Christmas tree that casts a beautiful, warm glow. The Saint Paul Hotel provides the perfect atmosphere for elegant holiday events in the Twin Cities and makes a beautiful backdrop for holiday celebrations and photos.

Yearly Keepsake Ornament

One of the most cherished holiday traditions at The Saint Paul Hotel is the annual release of our holiday keepsake ornament. Each year, a unique and beautifully crafted ornament is unveiled, making a delightful addition to your holiday decor or a thoughtful gift for a loved one. These ornaments are a timeless reminder of the magical holiday moments spent at the iconic Twin Cities historic hotel.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” Live Performances

While there are plenty of incredible holiday events in the Twin Cities every year, our favorite by far is the annual “It’s a Wonderful Life” live performances at The Saint Paul Hotel. These performances come to life as a live 1940s radio drama, complete with an onstage sound effects master.

Each performance of “It’s a Wonderful Life” is paired with an elegant holiday meal, prepared by the award-winning culinary staff of The Saint Paul Hotel. This holiday event in the Twin Cities is an enchanting experience that is sure to put the whole family in the holiday spirit.

Tickets are available on our website, and attendees of “It’s a Wonderful Life” can use code “IAWL” from December 8-23, 2023, for discounted room rates at The Saint Paul Hotel. Reserve your room here!

Holiday High Teas

Holiday High Teas at The Saint Paul Hotel allow guests of all ages to experience one of the most elegant holiday events in the Twin Cities. Attendees can sip on fine teas, savor gourmet snacks and finger sandwiches, and enjoy delectable arrays of house-baked pastries and desserts. These Holiday High Teas provide the perfect opportunity to take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle, create magical holiday memories, and enjoy the sophisticated style, sparkle, and shine of the holiday decorations at The Saint Paul Hotel.

Tickets to Holiday High Teas are available on The Saint Paul Hotel website.

Glow Holiday Festival

Downtown Saint Paul welcomes the GLOW Holiday Festival on select dates from November 16-December 31, 2023. Held just a few blocks from The Saint Paul Hotel at CHS Field, GLOW Holiday Festival is an enchanting holiday event in the Twin Cities. This seasonal celebration features awe-inspiring light displays, interactive holiday activities, and a fun and festive atmosphere that will leave attendees of all ages dazzled.

GLOW attendees can use the code “GLOW” for a discounted guest room rate at The Saint Paul Hotel. Reserve your room here!

Celebrate the Holiday Season in the Twin Cities

For over a century, The Saint Paul Hotel has been a hub for sophisticated holiday events in the Twin Cities. Our breathtaking holiday decorations, yearly keepsake ornaments, live “It’s a Wonderful Life” performances, Holiday High Teas, and close proximity to GLOW and other downtown holiday festivities make The Saint Paul Hotel the perfect place to celebrate the season.

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or getting together with friends for a festive holiday gathering, The Saint Paul Hotel will add elegance and enchantment to your holiday season.

Visit The Saint Paul Hotel website for more information about our holiday events in the Twin Cities, or call 651.292.9292 to talk to one of our incredible team members.

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