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OVALumination Holiday Lighting

OVALumination at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL

OVALumination is a celebration fit for the glamour of the holiday season — with over 100 arborvitae and evergreen trees decorated top to bottom with lights by Rainbow Holiday Lighting illuminating the OVAL. It’s free to view or enjoy skating underneath the lights. Admission is only $6.00 and skate rental is just $4.00. Skate with this fun illumination, not to mention the various family friendly activities.  Don’t miss this splendor of holiday cheer - come for the sights, stay for the shopping and delicious food at nearby, convenient Roseville locations.


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COOL VIDEO: OVALumination drone video

Click on the video at the middle of this link to see the OVALumination as captured by a drone.


Our 5th Annual OVALumination will be coming up sooner than you think! This year we are working hard to ensure sponsors for ALL 300 live trees that surround the OVAL. WHY? Because 2018 Super Bowl LII broadcasters will be in town looking for unique areas and color commentary on the host city before and during the actual event to highlight the host city. Since the bid was brought on behalf of the entire Minneapolis, Bloomington and Saint Paul areas we intend to capitalize on Saint Paul’s proposed Ice Palace with Ice at the OVAL and OVALumination. We could receive 5 and 10 second shots without paying up to $5 million for the privilege.

We will be producing a drone video the night we light in November and will be working with the city on contacting media outlets to make sure they all are aware of our dynamic facility and the fact we will complement the proposed 2018 Ice Palace at the MN State Capitol.



A look at numbers, projected and otherwise, related to Super Bowl LII scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium:

1,000,000 - Projected attendees over the 10-day event

125,000 - Visitors to Twin Cities from 130 countries

60,000 - Visitors to Twin Cities for Super Bowl XXVI at Metrodome in January 1992

$625 - Amount of money each visitor is expected to spend per day in 2018 on food, beverage, entertainment and retail

10,000 - Volunteers recruited by the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee

5,000 - Media credentialed to cover game

3,000 - Media credentialed for Super Bowl XXVI at Metrodome in January 1992

41,000 - Twin Cities hotel rooms projected to be booked over the 10-day event – 8 of Roseville’s 11 hotels contracted through Super Bowl committee for 3-day period. All hotels, however, should see 100% occupancy for 1 – 3 or longer days.

ACTUAL - 111.9 million - Television viewers for Super Bowl L between the Denver Broncos-Carolina Panthers

$5,000,000 - Cost of a 30-second television ad during Sunday’s Super Bowl LI

If you are interested in learning more about this season’s light program, which will run from mid November, 2017 until  February, 2018, please send an email to Julie Wearn at  Or feel free to call 651-633-3002 for more information!

OVALumination Events for 2017-18

November 10, 2017

Kick-Off of OVALumination

6:00pm          Opening ceremony