Explore Downtown Lanesboro MN for the Holidays
You can never go wrong with a visit to downtown Lanesboro MN. Lanesboro is a charming, historic town in the part of southeastern Minnesota known as Bluff Country. It’s most well known for the incredible Root River State Trail that passes through town, but it’s also known as the B&B capital of Minnesota!
This holiday season is the perfect time of year to come stay at our Bed and Breakfast and explore the small-town charm of downtown Lanesboro. Whether you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift or some downtime ahead of the holidays, we can think of nowhere quite so magical this winter. Come see what this quaint little town has to offer, and book a room at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast today!
Downtown Lanesboro for the Holidays
Downtown Lanesboro is a place best seen and explored for yourself. Words can only do it so much justice. This November, there are two great weekends to experience the magic of Lanesboro for the holidays: November 23rd and November 30. Throughout both weekends, the town will be decked out in festive decorations and will be a great time to go shopping and enjoy the arts.
On November 23, 2019, join us in downtown Lanesboro as we kick off the holiday season with a Norwegian bake sale. Granny’s Liquor will also be hosting a demonstration of our favorite Norwegian staple, Lefse. You can even make your own charm necklace at the Peddler, or stop by Home Sweet Home’s Sweet Shop for s’more kits, a hot cocoa bar, and cookie decorating! Other festivities for the day include Santa arriving in town via firetruck, a scavenger hunt, a food, hat, and mitten drive, live music, and plenty of holiday merriment.
The following weekend on November 30, 2019, join us in downtown Lanesboro for even more holiday fun. We kick off the official holiday shopping season with Small Business Saturday; the perfect time to support your favorite boutique in downtown Lanesboro! Many shops will have unique offers and specials for this event. For example, Granny’s Liquor is hosting a “Man Cave,” with events fit for the man in your life, while The High Court Pub is featuring chocolate, wine, and beer pairings all day. At 5:30 pm, Lanesboro’s annual tree lighting will take place, bringing a festive atmosphere for the remainder of the season.
In the evening on both weekends, end your day at Lanesboro’s Commonweal Theater for their holiday musical, Sanders Family Christmas. The show starts at 7:30 pm, and as always, guests at the Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast will enjoy discounted tickets. It’s just one of the many perks of staying with us at our romantic bed and breakfast, located just steps from downtown Lanesboro!
More Winter Fun in Downtown Lanesboro
The Habberstad House is proud to join 6 other Inns in the Lanesboro area for this year’s Christmas Inn Tour, taking place on December 8, 2019. Tickets for this incredible event are just $25 when purchased in advance ($30 at the door). Not only is this a beautiful celebration of our small-town holiday, but a portion of the proceeds for this event go towards supporting mental health awareness and suicide prevention through the Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation.
In addition to touring these beautiful Inns, fully decked out for the holidays, this year’s event will feature an artisan’s market. It’s the perfect place to find that one-of-a-kind gift you’re looking for. The market will feature beautiful art from local artists.
The Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast will be decorated for the duration of the holiday, and the atmosphere will be both festive and romantic. Come enjoy a day or two in restful paradise at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast.