Walking Tour: St Paul's Hollywood History
Classes for Adults / Trips & Travelogues -
Summer 2022 - Adult
Explore many of the iconic downtown Saint Paul locations used in movies throughout the years. We’ll visit locations used in A Prairie Home Companion, Mighty Ducks, Jingle All the Way, and Wilson. We’ll also learn about the history of cinema in Minnesota and see the exterior of the Palace Theatre.
This tour involves extensive standing and walking with few, if any, places to sit.
"All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
Troy Parkinson has a love for nature and local history. As a documentary filmmaker by trade, he has worked on projects for History Channel and Discovery Health. After exploring Twin Cities neighborhoods for years and researching their unique histories, Troy is excited to share his passion and perspective on these walking tours.