Monday, November 5th, 2012
If you would enjoy a true small town, home style Holiday, visit Red Wing. The day after Thanksgiving visit for the Holiday Stroll. Downtown Red Wing is decked out with lights, carolers, street food vendors, and many great shops to find unique holiday gifts. Return the first Saturday in December for the Bed and Breakfast Open House. Grand homes dating back to 1874 will be beautifully decorated. You can visit 5 B&B’s along with the historic St. James Hotel.
Thursday, December 8th, 2011
If you enjoy the holidays, you will love Red Wing. There is live theater at the Historic Sheldon Theater including “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus” and the “Nutcracker.” December 10th, browse the artist studios at the Anderson Center for creative Christmas presents. Take in live music including Dan Mahar at Jimmy’s pub, REO Speedwagon at Treasure Island, and Jeffrey Broussard and the Creole Cowboys at the Sheldon.
There are many great downtown stores where you will find many wonderful and unique gifts. The Moondance Inn is running some great December specials including a discount on our gift certificates.
Monday, January 3rd, 2011
We hope all of you had a great holiday season. Red Wing was beautiful with over 30 inches of snow, four of which fell Christmas eve. If winter outdoor sports is your thing, come to Red Wing for downhill skiing, cross country, snow shoeing, etc. We still have plenty of snow.
Thursday, December 9th, 2010
The Moondance Inn is a grand home for the holiday season. It is a romantic and intimate place for couples to enjoy one another’s company. This year we are offering a special New Years celebration. It is described as follows: New Year’s at the Moondance: Call 866-388-8145 for reservations. Third party gift certificates not accepted for this package. Stay New Year’s Eve in a luxurious room that features a private bath with a two-person whirlpool and a fireplace. Enjoy wine and appetizers in the evening plus a sumptuous breakfast, by candlelight, at your private table for two. A full dinner at Sarah’s Restaurant (formerly the Norton’s) is included. Prices start at $260.00 plus tax.
Add a second night stay (Saturday night) at our standard room rate and enjoy all the above amenities plus wine and appetizers on Saturday evening and a candlelit breakfast both mornings. We will serve our traditional Cajun New Year’s Dinner on Saturday evening at candlelit tables for two. The menu includes our jambalaya, red beans and rice, garden salad, and our New Orleans style cream bread pudding. Prices start at $470.00 plus tax.
Saturday, November 13th, 2010
The day after Thanksgiving is Red Wing’s annual Holiday Stroll. A lighting ceremony, parade, fireworks, shopping, roasting chestnuts are all a part of this fun and festive evening.
Another great holiday event is the annual Bed and Breakfast open house on the first Sunday in December. 7 grand homes are decorated for your visit with refreshments served at each. All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. You can purchase tickets at the Red Wing VCB or any of the B&B’s. Tickets are free if you stay at one of the B&B’s.
Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
The Red Wing, Minnesota Holiday Stroll is such a wonderful event. If you like the idea of a turn-of-the-century Christmas with carolers, roasted chestnuts, fireworks, and so much more, then you want to visit Red Wing the day after Thanksgiving.
In addition to many outdoor events, all the downtown shops and restaurants are open and you can find many unique gifts for the holiday season.