Report: Winter Market Part Of New HolidazzleWe're finding out some details about what'll replace the popular Holidazzle parades in downtown Minneapolis this winter. The president of the Minneapolis Downtown Council, Steve Cramer, says there will be a winter market centered around Peavey Plaza.
Holidazzle Was More Than A Tradition For Local WomanTaking her last parade route down Nicollet Mall, Mary Marion still remembers her first Holidazzle 20 years ago. "I started out as what they called an ambassador, a pacer, and it was primarily to get some extra holiday money," Marion said. In her fifth year on the job, she met her husband, Marty. "I popped out of what was the Princess and the Pea float one night, and he goes 'Hey, you want to go out for a turkey sandwich afterwards?'" she said.
Working For The Weekend: Top Holiday Entertainment BetsAs we get ready for the weekend, we want to help you get ready too. Everyone is getting in the holiday spirit, and you can do the same with these weekend events. Here are some ideas as we are Working for the Weekend.
ICYMI: Opening Night Of The Last Holidazzle Season Friday night marked the beginning of the end of downtown Minneapolis' Holidazzle parade, and WCCO-TV was there to capture the luminous celebration. Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello emceed the parade's opening night, which coincided with the official lighting of the WCCO Weather Watcher.
Going Behind The Scenes Of The Holidazzle ParadeIt’s one of the most family-friendly events of the holiday season, and it kicks off on Friday as the annual Holidazzle parade kicks off in downtown Minneapolis. It’s a bittersweet year as it will be the final season of the Holidazzle in Minneapolis.
Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To MinnesotaDon’t let entertaining the out of towners daunt you. Check out these local places for great Thanksgiving weekend entertainment.
Man Proposes To Girlfriend At HolidazzleDespite the snowstorm that hit the Twin Cities metro on Sunday, the Holidazzle parade went on as planned Sunday night in downtown Minneapolis. And one Twin Cities man couldn’t have been more relieved that it went on.
Best Holiday Events And Celebrations In MinnesotaThe holiday season comes and goes too fast each year. In between stressful shopping trips and high-calorie parties, stopping to enjoy the festivities of the season is a must. In Minnesota, holiday festivals and celebrations are a chance to appreciate the traditional and memorable events that surround the holidays. Start a tradition this year by attending Minnesota’s best holiday parties.
Morning Team Gets Into The Holidazzle SpiritWCCO employees, friends and family all suited up and had their chance to shine during the Holidazzle Parade on Nicollet Mall Thursday night.
In Case You Missed It: Target’s Holidazzle Parade 2012See all of WCCO’s coverage of Target’s 21st Holidazzle Parade!
Holidazzle Parade Starts Tonight In MinneapolisOne of the most popular winter attractions of the holiday season is starting Friday night in downtown Minneapolis.
Final Weekend Of Holidazzle In Downtown MinneapolisThe annual Holidazzle wraps up its 20th season with parades down Nicollet Mall Saturday and Sunday nights.
Man Proposes At The HolidazzleSaturday’s snow became a glittering backdrop as Matt Echols asked his girlfriend, Kathryn Morris, an important question at the Holidazzle Parade.
Record Crowd Celebrates The Holidazzle’s 20th Anniversary The twentieth anniversary of the Holidazzle Parade kicked off Friday night in downtown Minneapolis, and the weather was so nice you didn't even need to sit in the "hot seat.”
In Case You Missed It: Target’s Holidazzle ParadeSee all of WCCO’s coverage of Target’s twentieth Holidazzle Parade.