Bachman's Holiday Ideas House:
Dressed in Christmas Greenery
Nov. 9-Dec. 17, 2017

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Enjoy a season of glad tidings and good cheer, wrapped in Christmas greenery. Nature’s color palette comes to life inside this year’s Holiday Ideas House, where every room features festive decorations. Discover creative ideas and unique ways to deck your halls with dazzling holiday décor.

Beautiful botanicals are mixed with warm metals and distressed woods for a yuletide to remember.

Schedule a self-guided tour of the Holiday Ideas House, and celebrate the magic of the season at Bachman’s.
Holiday Ideas House

Quick Facts

  • Location: Bachman’s Historic Family Home, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis
  • Tickets: $5 tickets on sale online and at (612) 861-7311. Same-day tickets may be available, only at the gift counter at Bachman’s on Lyndale.
  • Hours: Open seven days a week. Self-guided tour tickets are sold in 30-minute increments on the half hour during the following times: Monday-Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday Nights Special, Celebrating Extended Hours at the Holiday Ideas House: With the purchase of your Thursday night ticket during extended hours at the Holiday Ideas House, enjoy a delicious treat and cup of coffee from Patrick's Cafe in Bachman's on Lyndale for $5, or a treat and glass of wine for $10!
  • Charity: 20% of ticket proceeds benefit Hats & Mittens

Please note: you will not receive a ticket in the mail. On the day of your visit, pick up your ticket(s) at the gift counter in our Lyndale store. If you have difficulties placing your ticket order online, contact our Call Center at 612-861-7311 and we will be happy to assist you in placing your order.

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2017 Key Trends

  • Warm copper and brushed gold bring brilliant metal accents.
  • Birds, birch trees, and botanicals offer a tranquil woods motif.
  • Traditional style gets a twist with vintage and contemporary pieces.
  • Lush spruce tops fill outdoor containers with seasonal hues.

As Seen in the Ideas House
Nearly every item in the Holiday Ideas House is priced for sale. Items with blue dots on their price tag are one-of-a-kind items, available only at the house. They can be purchased on a first-come basis. Buyers can pick up or arrange to have these items delivered after the house closes Dec. 17. Items without blue dots are available for sale at Bachman’s on Lyndale, while supplies last. Look for “As Seen in the Ideas House” signs inside the store to find items featured in the home.

About Our Holiday Charitable Partner, Hats & Mittens

Hats & Mittens is a nonprofit that raises money and collects hats and mittens to provide to children in need each winter. The organization's mission is to warm bodies and hearts — creating a welcoming world for kids everywhere. Learn more at

*NOTE: Tickets are required for entry and may be purchased in advance at or through our Call Center. Same-day tickets may be available only for purchase at the gift counter at Bachman's on Lyndale. If you have not pre-ordered, please call before you arrive. Tickets are limited, especially on weekends.

Ideas House Photo Galleries
View photos from past Ideas Houses on our Facebook page.

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We value you as an online Bachman's customer and are in the process of creating a better website experience for you. If you should experience
any difficulty in placing your order, we encourage you to call 612-861-7311. We would be delighted to assist you with the order process.