Best of November

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Stay Warm with Indoor Fun in RiverSouth

The fall colors have faded but the Land of Big Fun is as vibrant as ever! We’ve rounded up our top picks for fun this November in RiverSouth.

Girl’s Getaway Weekend

Ladies, gather your girlfriends and head to Mystic Lake November 6 and 7 for Girls’ Getaway Weekend. Rock out to live music, grab a round of drinks and shop till you drop all weekend long at the pop-up indoor market. Enter the ladies-only drawings on Friday, November 6 for your chance to win up to $1,000 Free Slot Play plus a $1,000 Mall of America shopping spree! <

The Great Train Show

All aboard! Whether you’re an avid train enthusiast or just looking for a fun day with the family, mark your calendar for America’s favorite traveling train show November 7 and 8 at Canterbury Park. The Great Train Show features over 200 tables offering everything from operating model railroads, train dealers, collectors, hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and more. If you’re looking to sell an old toy train, this is the perfect place to get appraisals and offers from multiple dealers under the same roof.

Mega Spree Drawings

Holiday shopping season is coming soon, and who couldn’t use a little extra cash this time of year? Mystic Lake is giving away over $100,000 in cash and prizes Saturdays in November during Mega Spree! Two lucky winners every twenty minutes from 5 to 10:40 p.m. will win Free Slot Play or a Mall of America shopping spree. The Grand Prize winner every Saturday gets a $5,000 Mall of America shopping spree!

The Fall Arts & Craft Affair

With the holidays right around the corner, what better place to find all those one-of-a-kind gifts than the largest indoor craft show in the upper Midwest? The Fall Arts and Crafts Affairtakes over Canterbury Park November 12 – 15. With over 500 artists and crafters from over 30 states, blaze through your holiday gift list at this one-stop shopping event.

Thanksgiving Feasts

If you’d rather skip the hours of cooking and cleanup this Thanksgiving, Mystic Lake has several tempting options for the ultimate Turkey Day feast. For a more upscale gourmet experience, reserve a table for the Holiday Harvest in the Grand Ballroom. It’s a no-line, hassle-free, all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving dinner with traditional holiday dishes plus delights like oysters on the half shell, crab claws, chef-prepared omelets and handcrafted desserts. Or pile your plate high at the Thanksgiving Buffet. Mystic Lake’s award-winning buffet will be serving up all the traditional Thanksgiving classics like oven-roasted turkey and sage dressing plus hand-carved prime rib, grilled London broil with merlot mushroom sauce, and all of their signature house dishes.

Black Friday Giveaway

Black Friday, the official kickoff of the holiday season, will be here before you know it. Why wait in long lines outside in the cold when you could win some of the hottest holiday items of the season in the warmth and comfort of Canterbury Park! Over $10,000 in cash and merchandise is up for grabs in this building-wide giveaway Friday, November 27. Major bonus: there’s no need to set your alarm for 3 a.m. because the drawings start at noon!

Free Photos with Santa on Borealis Opening Night

Make holiday memories with your kids and capture that magical moment forever. Mystic Lake is offering families free photos with Santa on Friday, November 27, to celebrate the opening night of their new holiday show Borealis – The Holiday Magic Continues. Meet Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Santa’s Elves and take home a free souvenir photo print from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Valleyfair 2016 Season Pass Sale & Sneak Peeks

Next year Valleyfair will mark its 40th anniversary! Join the season-long celebration with a 2016 Season Pass—on sale now at the lowest price of the season! Experience unlimited thrills including the return of an original park favorite, Flying Eagles, and the renovation of a popular entertainment venue to feature an all-new extreme sports show. Pass holders enjoy exclusive benefits such as unlimited visits—including Soak City Waterpark and ValleySCARE—free parking, early entry to the park, discounts on food and merchandise, special bring-a-friend offers and more.

That’s it for our November highlights. Stay in the loop all winter long with our events calendar.

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