Lowertown SantaCon X – Saturday, December 16th, 2017
Lowertown SantaCon was voted “Best Twin Cities Pub Crawl” by City Pages, listed in City Pages’ “50 Reasons We Love Winter in Minnesota,” has been City Pages “A-List”-ed, Pioneer Press “Best of the Week”-ed, and shouted-out by DJ Mark Wheat from The Current and DJ Larry Englund from KFAI. We are a Midwestern media-accredited extravaganza of the human holiday spirit!
Lowertown SantaCon X features a costumed cast of hundreds. This is a community-organized event and Santa’s grace is boundless. Expect no entrance fee, no wristbands, and no merchandise. Accept no impostors.
Facebook event page for Lowertown SantaCon IX, which took place on Saturday, December 17, 2016!
2016 Route of the Santacon Express
7:00pm – Golden’s Lowertown (Wall between 4th and 5th)
8.00pm – Big River Pizza (5th & Wall)
9.00pm – Black Dog Cafe (Broadway & Prince/4th)
10.00pm- Secret Bar Sleigh-By (check our Twitter @santacon55101 after 9:50pm CST for destination)
11.00pm – SW Craft Bar (4th & Robert) til close
7pm - Golden's Lowertown
Food, art, music, and community—all local, all fresh. Full bar and kitchen. Breakfast served all day.
8pm - Big River Pizza
We are a wood-fired pizza restaurant in Lowertown, St. Paul, MN serving “Minne-politan” style pizzas, beer, wine and small plates. When we aren’t in Lowertown we take one of our ovens on the road to cater your event or meet you at a farmers’ market or local event.
9pm - Black Dog Cafe
A mainstay of Saint Paul and the Lowertown neighborhood, the Black Dog is an unpretentious, all-day gathering spot. Since opening its doors in 1998 as a little coffee bar, the Black Dog has continued to stretch, push, and evolve to serve the growing needs of the ever changing Lowertown community. The café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, beer, wine, cocktails, as well as espresso and non-alcoholic drinks. A Happy Hour is offered daily from 3-6pm. Patio seating is available in season. The Black Dog is known for live music (Jazz, World, Roots, Bluegrass) most every night and particularly for their Saturday nights. “Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog,” which features the best veteran Jazz musicians in the Twin Cities and special opening sets by up and coming jazz talent.
10:45pm - SW Craft Bar
Located in between the Xcel Center and CHS Stadium, SW Craft Bar features a rotating seasonal local and regional craft beers selection, small batch whiskeys and bourbons, artisan wine, and craft cocktails.