December 5

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Grand Meander

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Grand Meander is a Saint Paul tradition that captures the charm of historic Grand Avenue and the cozy communal spirit of the holidays!

Location: Grand Avenue

Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

752 Grand Avenue , Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105
Stroll festive Grand Avenue! Pick out your Christmas tree, have breakfast with Santa, hear carolers meander from store to store, and hop on a classic trolley and ride the 20-block length of Grand Ave. There is so much to see and do at Grand Meander!

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA — 8:30 - 10 a.m. | Tavern on Grand, 656 Grand Avenue
Meet Santa and enjoy a breakfast of FREE pancakes!
SANTA'S REINDEER — 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Frattellone's Ace, 650 Grand Avenue
SOUP TASTINGS — 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Over a dozen restaurants will be providing sample of their signature soups. Tasters get to vote for their favorite.
ART SHOWS — 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tangletown Art Crawl: Explore seven art venues, including: 5 private homes in St. Paul’s Tangletown and two businesses — Mims Photography and Dog Days on Grand Avenue. There will be three-dozen local artists displaying jewelry, painting, textiles, woodworking, painting, photography and much more. This is a  wonderful event to find truly unique and artistic gifts.
Summit Avenue Artisan Festival Hosted by St. Paul's United Church of Christ — 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | 900 Summit Avenue
Local artists, jewelry, food vendors, pottery, artisan food, textiles, bakery/cafe and silent auction
Art at Ramsey Presented by Artist's Circle — 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | 1700 Summit Avenue
A full day of music with carolers and musical performances all along Grand Avenue.
TROLLEY RIDES — 10 a.m. -3 p.m. 
Ride the 20 Blocks of Grand Avenue on a charming trolley. 


Admission: Free/ Items for purchase

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Grand Meander

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Grand Meander