Due to COVID-19, many Minneapolis events have gone virtual, but a few community events are still happening. Keep update to date with what's going in Minneapolis through our event calendar.
Minneapolis Convention Center. 1301 Second Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403 612.335.6000
Minnesota Renaissance Festival Parade. September 19 & 20, 2020 September 26 & 27, 2020 October 2-4, 2020 October 10-11, 2020 October 17-18, 2020. The first-ever Minnesota Renaissance Festival on Parade is a drive-through experience featuring over 30 of your favorite Festival foods.
7. Follow local artists on social media, and buy their art. Let's show our local artists some love by supporting them and their work. Follow artists on social media, share their posts, and if you are financially able, buy something from them. Treat yourself to those earrings, invest in a piece of art for your living room, try out some new glassware -- now is the time.
The Radisson Red caters to a younger crowd with art, music and fashionable décor. It’s skyway-connected and less than two blocks from both the stadium and the Guthrie. Also exquisitely placed for theater and sports fans is the modern, boutique-style Aloft Minneapolis, with a pool, bar, restaurant and a 24/7 gym.The Normandy Inn & Suites is a strong three-star option with an on-site ...
The East and West River Parkways are fairly self-explanatory, but we’ll fill you in. Located on the east and west banks of the Mississippi River and extending from Minneapolis into St. Paul (or vice versa, depending on your direction), these corridors are ideal for a perfect bike ride.
1. Mary Tyler Moore Statue. Nicollet and 7th Street. The Mary Tyler Moore statue was commissioned by TV Land and placed at the corner of Nicollet Mall and 7th Street in 2002, near the site of the iconic final shot in the opening credits, when Mary throws her tam in the air.
Updated: October 19, 2020. City of Minneapolis: Current Status - Phase III. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz's Stay Safe Plan provides a set of phases for the safe reopening in a number of settings. Minnesota is currently in Phase III. Groups of up to 25% occupant capacity, not to exceed more than 250 people, are permitted within indoor venues so long as social distancing and face-covering ...
Main Street in Northeast Minneapolis is a cobblestone road lined with a movie theater, bustling restaurants and some of our favorite patios. It’s also the oldest portion of the city, but has kept its character intact. Located on the north side of the Stone Arch Bridge and along the Mississippi River, the area is one-of-a-kind in an ever-expanding city.
Whether you're eager to sit on a patio or you'd rather grab takeout and have a picnic, there are plenty of ways to embrace the warmer months in Minneapolis while staying safe and keeping your (social) distance
7th Annual Schwandtoberfest. September 26th, 2020 Starts at 12:00pm Bauhaus Brew Labs. We’re forgoing the stein-hoisting, carnival games, and face-melting rock set, but we'd be remiss to not dedicate a day to celebrating Schwandtoberfest in a safe, socially-distant fashion!
The Northeast neighborhood in Minneapolis is where cobblestone streets meet newly paved roads. With a food and drink scene as innovative and diverse as the generations that live there, Northeast is prime for spending your free time in - morning, noon and night. Find out why everyone loves to visit Northeast!
Find all of the events coming to the Minneapolis Convention Center in one easy events calendar view. Let us break it down for you—there are a ton of great reasons to visit the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Formerly the Greyhound bus station until 1968, this historic venue is the music-lovers dream. As one of the longest running independently owned and operated clubs in the country, First Avenue is near and dear to the heart of Minneapolis.
Welcome to Minneapolis! We can't wait to show you around. Meet the biggest underestimated place in the north. A dramatic riverfront skyline, three professional sports stadiums within 1.3 miles, so much art you’re literally surrounded by it and a theater on almost every corner.
2. Enjoy Nature: Parks and Gardens. If you're not feeling much like heart-pumping physical exercise (we understand), try taking a stroll through any one of the city's best parks and public gardens.Best enjoyed on those crisp fall days when the sun is shining, we're not called the City by Nature for nothing.
We have your guide to everything you need to know about attending this years summer X Games in Minneapolis. Find ticket information, a calendar of events, how to navigate Minneapolis and all the things you can do while you're in town.
Labor Day Weekend in Minneapolis is packed with events and activities to help you in your end of summer celebration. Your only worry will be how you’ll fit it all in. Check out the best ways to spend your Labor Day Weekend in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Breweries. 56 Brewing: Minneapolis, MN 56 Brewing brings beer lovers together while highlighting the Northeast Minneapolis community and culture. Their high-quality craft beer is produced at a lower volume in a micro-brewery, allowing brewers to focus on quality and consistency.
Deadly Drive-in. October 15-17, 2020 October 22-24, 2020 October 29-31, 2020 Rosedale Shopping Center. Imagine being trapped inside of your car while ghosts, goblins, and other things that go bump in the night torment you and your fellow passengers.
1. Virtual Reality/Gaming. Keep your video-game-loving kids active by exploring the world of virtual reality. REM5's state-of-the-art VR Lab is a hit for all ages and interests.Get your kids off the couch and transform them into Spiderman, a fruit ninja, a star quarterback and more.
Get lost in exhibits at the Walker Art Center on First Free Saturdays and every Thursday night.; Take a walk through the Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center and take your photo with the iconic Spoonbridge & Cherry.; Walk across the Stone Arch Bridge and take a look at the Mississippi River.; Explore Minnesota’s largest art educator, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, which is free and ...
Christopher E. Harrison creates paintings, drawings, sculptures and collages through illustrations and graphic design to tell the story of the Black experience.. Vanessa McDuffie is a woman of many hats, Vanessa is a personal stylist, model, educator and advocate for body positive communities and inclusivity.. Leeya Rose Jackson is an illustrator, art director, painter, printmaker, and podcast ...
An eclectic and vibrant area, Uptown is a hot spot for all things entertainment. Just a few blocks south of downtown on Hennepin Avenue lies a mecca of restaurants, bars and shopping.
Stella's. In the heart of Minneapolis' trendy Uptown neighborhood, Stella's is a rooftop dining force to be reckoned with. Located close to shopping boutiques, theaters and music venues, this spot is within walking distance of it all.
School is out and you've got a 4-day weekend to plan for the family. Forget heading to the Wisconsin Dells with the kids, stay close to home and enjoy all that Minneapolis has to offer! Here are the top 10 things to do during MEA weekend.
Minneapolis is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. No other American city has a chain of lakes, the mighty Mississippi, and 200 miles of walking, biking and cross country ski trails within the city limits literally steps from the most vibrant arts and music scene outside NYC, the best shopping in the region, and museums among the finest in the nation.
Willo’s . For a true taste of Somali home cooking, Willo’s is a cannot-miss mom & pop with the genius chef “Mama Willo” at the helm. Open seven days per week, plus a catering operation and culinary classes, Mama Willo’s threshold is a revolving door of committed followers hungry for a taste of home.
The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar. Serving regular lunch/dinner menu and Thanksgiving dinner menu: 11am 'til 8pm. Thanksgiving dinner: Turkey, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, stuffing, corn, cranberry sauce, and a warm roll.
Riding public transit is a convenient and inexpensive way to get around. Fares range from $2.25 to $3.50, depending on time of day. If you're already downtown and need to hop a ride a few blocks, the fare is 50¢ in the Downtown Zone.Look for buses marked “Free Ride” and pay no fare when boarding along Nicollet Mall.
Paisley Park, Prince’s studio and home, was a place of unity and art in its purest form. Since his passing, it has opened to the public as a museum for fans to visit the abode of the late artist.
There are still plenty of activities to make you appreciate Minneapolis during the fall months. With the beautiful backdrop of changing leaves and fresh cool air this becomes the perfect place to enjoy the most colorful season of the year. Spend a couple days this fall exploring the ‘City by Nature’.
3. Fort Snelling State Park/Pike Island Loop/Lake Nokomis Trail. Location: between Minneapolis – St. Paul, at confluence of Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers; Lake Nokomis Trail starts in Minneapolis Skill level: Easy to moderate 5 miles paved trails, 18 miles gravel trails along Minnesota River and Mississippi River; Snelling Lake, Pike Island 7 miles loop trail; nearby Lake Nokomis 2.5 ...
Old warehouses containing artist studios, galleries and live performance spaces are a hallmark of Northeast Minneapolis. The area’s 400-some artists open their galleries and show off their stuff at a variety of fairs and art crawls, including the legendary Art-A-Whirl, which occurs annually on the third weekend in May.For an extensive directory of Northeast art galleries and events, visit ...
In the mood for a burger? Head to Red Cow in North Loop for gourmet burgers, fries, and appetizers. This is a great place for a sit-down family meal, and even has a non-alcoholic drink menu. A great early morning spot is Key’s Café, which is located at the bottom of the Foshay Tower and offers a wide array of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options for even the pickiest of eaters.
Meet Minneapolis will continue to provide you with resources to help navigate this unprecedented set of circumstances. From maintaining close contact with our partners businesses and closely aligned business associations to working with our meeting and event customers who must cancel or postpone scheduled activities, the team at Meet Minneapolis wants to be your trusted resource more than ever.
The Minneapolis Skyway System is the largest, contiguous system of enclosed, second level bridges in the world, composed of 9.5 miles of pathways connecting 80 city blocks. Find your way around with this guide to the skyway.