MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Wild Holiday specials

Looking for a gift for the hockey fan in your life? Here you go! Starting at noon on Friday, you can save on game tickets and get 20% off of merchandise both online and in-store. Deals continue on past Friday, including free shipping for jersey orders on Cyber Monday. 

Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt

The 14th annual Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt starts it's weekend run Friday morning at 10 a.m. This holiday market is modeled after traditional German open-air Christmas markets, and features German food, gifts and fun for the whole family. There will be reindeer to pet and lots of carolers. 

Plaid Market at The Shoppe at Arbor Lake

Minnesota makers are gathering together on Friday and Saturday for a good cause. The market features more than 20 local artisans and local beers from Omni Brewing. 7% of sales from the market are going to The Sheridan Story, an organization that battles childhood hunger. 

Entry fees waived on all Minnesota State Parks

If you're looking for something to do but shopping isn't your thing, why not head outside? It's free to get in, and many state parks are hosting special events to encourage you and your family to get outside and burn off some of those Thanksgiving calories.