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50th & France Winter Market, Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, & 16

50th & France is introducing two new events this holiday season to promote shopping local and offering a
convenience for families to shop in the district! The new Winter Market series is a collaboration with the Edina Art
Center that features local artisans on Saturdays, Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 9 and 16. Additionally, College Nannies & Tutors and
Lunds & Byerlys will provide festive activities for children in the Lunds & Byerlys Community Room on the same dates, so parents can shop while kids get to have fun with professional child care givers.

November 25th is also Small Business Saturday, and 50th & France is celebrating with a day of events supporting local businesses and encouraging the community to shop local. Many 50th & France businesses will have specials throughout the day and will be featured on our website and Holiday Gift Guide.

Winter Market

The Winter Market features 6-8 local artisans with a new theme each week for shoppers to get ready for the holidays
the Edina 5-0 Mall between Title Nine and Annika Bridal.

  • Nov. 25 from 1-5 p.m. - Theme: Hostess Gifts and Holiday Party Gifts
  • Dec. 2 from 12-3 p.m. - Theme: Secret Santa Gifts
  • Dec. 9 from 12-3 p.m. - Theme: Stocking Stuffers
  • Dec. 16 from 12-3 p.m. - Theme: Men’s Shopping Day (gift ideas i.e. growlers)

Festive Children’s Activities & Child Care provided by College Nannies & Tutors, Lunds & Byerlys
College Nannies elves and Lunds & Byerlys will host complimentary child-friendly activities to keep the youngsters
engaged and even more excited for winter and the holidays. Hands on activities and a snack from Lunds & Byerlys will be provided during this 2 hours activity time.

The child care hours are from 12 - 4 p.m. Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 9 and 16 for parents to shop while their kids do fun, festive
activities in the 50th & France Lunds & Byerlys Community Room above Caribou Coffee. Sign-up is available for one shift per Saturday either from 12-2 p.m. or from 2-4 p.m. to drop off children 4 and up. Space is limited. Sign-up is at and families can fill out a Google Form to reserve space for children. Featured activities below:

  • Nov. 25 - Gingerbread house decorating provided by Lunds & Byerlys
  • Dec. 2 - Popsicle stick Reindeer, Snowglobes provided by CNS+T
  • Dec. 9 - Cookie decorating provided by Lunds & Byerlys
  • Dec. 16 - Making Handprint Wreaths & Birdfeeders provided by CNS+T

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25
Celebrate local business by shopping at 50th & France for Small Business Saturday then visits with Santa and carolers
from 3-5 p.m. Visitors can enjoy complimentary coffee and cider then celebrate the annual tree lighting ceremony at 5
p.m. with the mayor of Edina, Jim Hovland.