Winter in Hastings

Plan Your Winter Getaway

With access to 2 major ski hills, trails, cozy lodging & unique events; Hastings has all you need for the perfect winter getaway.

Gobble Gait  is one of the Twin Cities’ largest Thanksgiving Day runs!  Many families have made it their traditional way to kick off the holiday season.

Holiday Hoopla is held on Small Business Saturday in Hastings Historic Downtown. Guests enjoy horse & wagon rides, gourmet s’mores, pictures with Santa and the Grinch, Mrs. Claus, ice carving, Who hair & face painting, carolers, and a vendor fair.

The CPR Lighted Holiday Train rolls into Hastings each year with live performances by notably known artists. Caroling, hot chocolate, food, fun, and a special visit by Santa.

Ice Carvings Festival presents multiple ice sculptures in downtown Hastings for a fun scavenger hunt with great prizes.  Enjoy music, horse & carriage rides along with great shopping & dining.

Frozen Mulligan is a nine-hole mini-golf tour of downtown Hastings! It is free to play and offers great prizes. 

Masters of the Sky hosted by Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center is a captivating program about birds of prey.  Learn about eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls from around the world and see them close up

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